Category: News

Canonizing Consent: The Stanford Rape Case and the importance of the inviolate concept of "No"

Canonizing Consent: The Stanford Rape Case and the importance of the inviolate concept of "No"
“We all make choices. But in the end, our choices make us.” – Andrew Ryan, Bioshock The rape by Stanford University Student Brock Turner of an unnamed 23-year-old rape victim has become a national platform for the discussion of Justice, Law, and the right to Consent. Two Swedish tourists caught Turner in the act raping... Read more »

Harambe the Gorilla, unattentive parents, and the death of common sense

Harambe the Gorilla, unattentive parents, and the death of common sense
If you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you may not have heard about the news story that has set the rational faction of the community ablaze with consternation. At the Cincinnati Zoo, a week ago, a 17-year-old gorilla named Harambe was shot to death when a three-year-old boy fell into the... Read more »

Facts and Commentary: Drew Peterson caught in sting operation, confesses to killing Stacy, threatens to kill prosecution attorney and hopes to join a Mexican drug cartel

Facts and Commentary: Drew Peterson caught in sting operation, confesses to killing Stacy, threatens to kill prosecution attorney and hopes to join a Mexican drug cartel
Facts: Drew Peterson, convicted killer of Kathleen Savio in 2012, has stepped back in the limelight with a bizarre series of comments. In a series of recorded statements, part of a sting operation in conjuncture with authorities, Peterson admits to killing his fourth wife Stacy Peterson, threatens to kill James Glasgow, the attorney that orchestrated... Read more »
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"Hell no, we won't go!": Wealthiest Republican donors refuse to add to Trump campaign's coffers

"Hell no, we won't go!": Wealthiest Republican donors refuse to add to Trump campaign's coffers
“Money, pardon the expression, is like manure. It’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around, encouraging young things to grow.” – Dolly Levi, from Jerry Herman’s Hello Dolly. According to about fifty of the wealthiest Republican campaign donators, Donald Trump is not a person they want to entrust their manure in. According to The... Read more »

George Zimmerman is auctioning off the gun that killed Trayvon Martin and Hillary Clinton is caught in the crosshairs

George Zimmerman is auctioning off the gun that killed Trayvon Martin and Hillary Clinton is caught in the crosshairs
The Internet Age has brought us many revolutions that many thought impossible. One of these things is the advent and ascension of the Online Auction. Sites like eBay make it extremely simple to sell anything you want to a wide breadth of people, much more than you would a brick and mortar store. This has... Read more »