April 2016

Deflategate: The Blowout of the Year

Deflategate. Welcome to Deflategate. Tom Brady never had a chance. We, the public, might have been led to believe that the process in which Brady was ultimately suspended four games was fair and unbiased. Let’s call the NFL what it really is. A monopoly. They are the judge, jury and executioner of any supposed transgressions… Read more Deflategate: The Blowout of the Year

Prince, and Other Greats: This Year I Began to Die

Prince. Glenn Frey. Maurice White. This year Glenn Frey, Maurice White, and Prince have all died. It’s only April. It’s like someone coming into your mind and taking away part of your past. You are connected to this music. It’s part of you. At least it was part of me. Glenn Frey was one of… Read more Prince, and Other Greats: This Year I Began to Die

Fraudsters, Charlatans and Quackery: Prosperity Gospel

Fraudsters Fraudsters are among us. On Easter Sunday, Televangelist Paula White Hawks announced s he would send you a “Resurrection Life” seed which would miraculously save you from a spiritual death sentence. For the amazingly low price of $1,144. White then promised that in return for sowing the resurrection seed, donors would receive special prayer cloths… Read more Fraudsters, Charlatans and Quackery: Prosperity Gospel

Depression: If I’m a Christian, Why am I Depressed?

Depression Depression is nothing new to Christianity. King David wrote the book of Psalms, and if you read them carefully you will see depression throughout his words. His son, Solomon, describes depression perfectly in the book of Proverbs, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick”. So true. Your heart is sick. People that decide to take… Read more Depression: If I’m a Christian, Why am I Depressed?

Brotherhood

Brotherhood: War and Sports

Brotherhood   The stories are never ending. Men of any age arrive at their annual reunion with the company they served with in the war and it’s like they never were out of touch. Guys who played varsity basketball together and finished last will meet up and talk about the good old days. What these… Read more Brotherhood: War and Sports

The Immeasurable Hypocrisy of the NCAA

NCAA Hypocrisy What was going to be a post on the discrepancy of the amount of money the Power 5 conferences make compared to what the Group of 5 makes and the total annihilation of fairness or equality because of the disparity. It is now on the back burner til next week. After doing some digging on… Read more The Immeasurable Hypocrisy of the NCAA

Mamba Out: The Legend of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Mamba, out. These were the last words that Kobe Bryant spoke to the sell-out crowd after his last night of work. He stood at center court before his people, smiling like a kid going to Disneyland for the first time. The Staples Center crowd had just witnessed one of the greatest performances in the… Read more Mamba Out: The Legend of Kobe Bryant