A Climate of Hate: Who’s to Blame?

A Climate of Hate: Who’s to Blame?

Another couple of maniacs murder innocents. “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” It’s a quote often attributed to Rahm Emmanuel that generally means ‘exploit a crisis to advance a political agenda or gain a personal advantage.’ As soon as I heard about the carnage in El Paso, I ...
Keyboard Commandos

Keyboard Commandos

While the internet can be a great resource of information, it's also a great source of misinformation. We have a declining public education system that continually waters down curriculum and deems once-essential classes like civics and United States history nonessential. Or, it only ...
BODYCAM: Officer Shooting at Dog Hits Woman

BODYCAM: Officer Shooting at Dog Hits Woman

A woman, identified as 30-year-old Margarita Brooks, was shot and killed as an Arlington, Texas, police officer sought to check on her welfare. As the officer approached the woman on a grassy strip on Thursday, Aug. 1, around 5:20 p.m., he called out to her. And as he did, an ...
The Next 9/11 Is Now

The Next 9/11 Is Now

On April 20, 1999, a mass shooting event at Columbine High School in Colorado shocked our nation. Although far from the first school shooting in history, the Columbine shooting became instantly important to the American people. It was the catalyst which changed the law enforcement ...
Do I Have a Problem?

Do I Have a Problem?

Would you know if you had a substance use problem? If a co-worker had a drinking problem, what would you say? Would you know how to ask for assistance or where to get it? Questions like these all too-often go unanswered as a result of either lack of support, resources, punitive ...