Archive for November 2012

3 Reasons Why It's Hard to Be A Facebook Lawyer

3 Reasons Why It's Hard to Be A Facebook Lawyer
The internet and social media is making it harder for lawyers to know what’s OK in presenting their services to the public. Lawyers are advised to look to ethics rules to take precautions in light of the uncertainty. However, the conundrum is there is even uncertainty in the rules themselves. Rules, Rules, Rules Attorney ethics... Read more »

Thanksgiving: Top 5 Things We Love About the Holiday

5. Family. |
Nothing says Thanksgiving like being around family. From the drunk uncle who carries a flask to every holiday gathering, the aunt who brags incessantly about every milestone of her children, the wannabe adult teen who dresses like a slut and tries to hang out with the adults, the obese family friend who comes to every family function, doesn’t bring a dish but eats everything in sight, the newlywed cousin who tries her hand at a dish that everyone has to guess what it is, the hippie who seems ethically opposed to all food, grandpa who brags about being the best turkey carver since Thanksgiving was invented, to the stranger that no one seems to know who brought him or her, everyone’s home has a cast of characters. Some family you get excited for the one time of year you get a chance to see them. Others you hide in the next room.
President Obama pardons a turkey. (Unaccredited Photo)  It is Thanksgiving! The holidays are here! There are plenty things to enjoy, but here are the top 5 things we love about the holiday:

Why Rutgers Joining Big Ten Was School's Second Big Score

Why Rutgers Joining Big Ten Was School's Second Big Score
Rutgers accepting an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference was not the only big score associated with the birthplace of intercollegiate football. Yesterday Rutgers University’s two governing boards approved the transfer of the majority of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to the school. Although the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences... Read more »
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Lakers Hire Mike D'Antoni Over Phil Jackson: Why Money Was Not the Deciding Factor

Lakers Hire Mike D'Antoni Over Phil Jackson: Why Money Was Not the Deciding Factor
Money was not the issue with Phil Jackson rejoining the Los Angeles Lakers as its head coach. In a stunning move, Mike D’Antoni was named the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers late Sunday night, taking over for interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff after the 16 time NBA Championship team fired its previous full time... Read more »

Why Ole Miss Needs an Ole Name Change

Why Ole Miss Needs an Ole Name Change
There is no such thing as the ghosts of Mississippi. A ghost implies something, or someone, has died. In the case of racism, hatred, intolerance, and bigotry in Mississippi, it is unfortunately alive and well. In the wee hours of the morning following the results declaring Democrat presidential incumbent President Barack Obama winner over vanquished... Read more »

Why Celebrating President Obama Re-Election Victory Gave Me Insomnia

Why Celebrating President Obama Re-Election Victory Gave Me Insomnia
My feet hurt so good. I could not bring myself to leave the convention hall at McCormick Pace in Chicago, soaking in the recently departed raucous cheers of tens of thousands of adoring supporters of the newly re-elected President Barack Hussein Obama. Throughout Election Day I obsessed over the campaign and stared in the eyes... Read more »
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Top 10 Pranks to Pull on People Who Don't Vote on Election Day

Top 10 Pranks to Pull on People Who Don't Vote on Election Day
The 2012 Presidential election is a pretty big deal.  Needless to say, some schmucks and schmuckettes are choosing to stand on the sidelines. Here are the top 10 things I plan on doing to people who I find out didn’t vote on Election Day:   10. I’m sending 143 plumbers to your job just to... Read more »

Why Worrying About Election Day Gave Me Insomnia

Why Worrying About Election Day Gave Me Insomnia
I could not sleep last night. I could not get out of my mind all of the advances made in our great country to level the playing field for minorities, women, LGBTs, and other Americans. Every major issue faced by Americans was addressed by President Obama. It is as simple as that. Believe what you... Read more »