Posts in category "Politics"

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 »

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 »
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Presidential Debate 2012: Why Barack Obama Can't Be that Guy Laughing at the Country Club Anymore

Presidential Debate 2012: Why Barack Obama Can't Be that Guy Laughing at the Country Club Anymore
Mitt Romney spanked President Obama at the Presidential Debate last night. Everyone knows this. Romney looked at President Obama, directly spoke to and challenged him; on the other hand, Obama looked at the cameras and lectured to the American public. Romney hit Obama hard repeatedly, truth be darned, and gave Obama chance after chance to... Read more »

Monday Night Football Fallout Was "Heidi Game" For Mitt Romney

Monday Night Football Fallout Was "Heidi Game" For Mitt Romney
It had all come down to this. Two bitter rivals squared off, with an embattled home team vulnerable to defeat after numerous losses and taking shots from opponents squarely on the chin. The visitor appeared primed to win, ever looking the part as if Hollywood created the perfect sculpture. The visiting opponent rode a wave... Read more »

Why You Should Expect the Very Best TODAY

Why You Should Expect the Very Best TODAY
“Why You Should Expect the very best TODAY” continues the four part blog series is entitled: “The Point of  it All”. Every morning Exavier Pope broadcasts a series of messages on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This blog series is why the messages are sent and the deeper meanings behind them. Part I in the series... Read more »
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Illinois Primary Results: Why Mitt Romney's GOP Math Does Not Favor Him Like We Think

Illinois Primary Results: Why Mitt Romney's GOP Math Does Not Favor Him Like We Think
The Republican Presidential Primary may give all 50 states and US territories a say as to who will be the Republican nominee in the 2012 general election. Here is where the four candidates stand after Illinois: Ron Paul only wants the right be heard.  RON PAUL Ron Paul merely represents the democratic process in action.... Read more »

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011
2011 was quite a year on and off the field. In the pros, the Green Bay Packers became the new “America’s Team” after the ascension of Aaron Rodgers and winning its fourth Super Bowl. The Boston Bruins became the first Stanley Cup champion to win three game 7s in the playoffs on the road to... Read more »

Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson - Part II

Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson  - Part II
This is a continuation of my exclusion discussion with ESPN columnist, on-air personality, and Chi-Town native Scoop Jackson. In Part II of this intriguing and engaging inerview, Scoop and I discuss a wide range of topics, from what finally made him finally say yes to ESPN, the uniqueness of his contract, race and the business... Read more »
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Can NFL Ban Its Players from Using Twitter?

Can NFL Ban Its Players from Using Twitter?
It was me who actually invented Twitter. Free association, a process originally developed by Sigmund Freud’s mentor Josef Breuer, is a technique where patients convey whatever comes into their minds without censoring. Sound familiar modern world? You bet. On Twitter people say all kinds of witty, informational, and outlandish things, mostly without reprisal.  The equation... Read more »