Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 6: Throwback Edition

BLOGGER’S NOTE: This post is the final in a six-part series on why people make judgments based on limited information. Here are the first five: “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 2: Police shootings,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 3: Game of Thrones,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 4: George Zimmerman’s... Read more »

Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 5: Charter schools and their stats

BLOGGER’S NOTE: This post is the fifth in a six-part series on why people make judgments based on limited information. Here are the first four: “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 2: Police shootings,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 3: Game of Thrones,” and “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 4: George... Read more »

Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 4: George Zimmerman's artistic outlet

THE BLOGGER’S NOTE: This post is the fourth in a six-part series on why people make judgments based on limited information. Here are the first three called “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1,” “Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 2: Police shootings,and “Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 3: Game of Thrones.” Photoshop or the manipulation of pictures, is... Read more »
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Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 3: Game of Thrones

Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 3: Game of Thrones
THE BLOGGER’S NOTE: This post is the third in a six-part series on why people make judgments based on limited information. Here are the first two called “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1” and “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 2: Police shootings.” This Sunday, season four of Game of Thrones will debut. The popular HBO... Read more »

Adventures in conclusion jumping,Part 2: Police shootings

THE BLOGGER’S NOTE: This post is the second in a six-part series on why people make judgments based on limited information. Here’s the first one called “Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1.” The relationship between the African American community and law enforcement is contentious to say the least. Especially when an African-American male is killed... Read more »

Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1

Adventures in conclusion jumping, Part 1
Jumping to conclusions without having all the facts is more commonplace than ever. Recently, NBA star Kobe Bryant made some comments regarding the George Zimmerman trial and the Miami Heat’s stance. In an article published  in The New Yorker called “The Fourth Quarter,” Bryant said this about the Miami Heat’s team photo with each the... Read more »
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American Hustle: Auto parts and online sales

The business of running a big box retailer is not for the timid. The rise of online sales has made it tough on traditional department stores. During the first “Polar Vortex,” I opened my car door like I always do. This time, the door handle snapped off just like the car door in the infamous... Read more »

Breaking news:Change is the new black

The world is changing. Whether we like it or not, things aren’t what they used to be. People should be able to describe themselves however they like. Some will say the world isn’t ready for a prominent transgender person having a lead role on a television show no more than they are ready for an... Read more »

A critique of the Republican Party

A critique of the Republican Party
BLOGGER’S NOTE: I am not a Republican nor a Democrat. I have voted for candidates in the two major political parties along with the Libertarian Party. The critique is something I have noticed for quite sometime. The Republican Party has an image problem. The problem lies in the perception of the Grand Old Party. Its... Read more »
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Please watch Super Bowl XLVIII with an open mind

People all over the world will watch Super Bowl XLVIII for different reasons. Some are fans of the team participating. Some want to see the commercials. Some are looking for a potential mate. Ultimately, everyone watching will see the world’s most violent and entertaining sport. Football is the closest thing we have to gladiators of... Read more »