Kathy Griffin and the Undeniable Double Standards of Free Speech

Outrage. That was the immediate response from users on Twitter, Facebook, and even as high up as the President, when Kathy Griffin showed the world this image – photographed by Tyler Shields – earlier this year. There have been claims that an image like this could only suggest that the image was threatening, and highly … More Kathy Griffin and the Undeniable Double Standards of Free Speech

Kevin Spacey and The Curious Case of Unlimited Doubt

Most of us have a favorite Kevin Spacey film. Even those who aren’t familiar with his name, have at least one favorite Spacey movie. My favorite? I couldn’t possibly choose one. I have been following Kevin Spacey since I was a preteen. For decades, I have been drawn to everything about Spacey, and it seemed … More Kevin Spacey and The Curious Case of Unlimited Doubt

Antebellum Era – Summary from “African-American Art” by Sharon F. Patton

During the time of the Antebellum Era, people often held the theme of “Manifest Destiny”. People were continually looking to European standards when it came to art as well as putting a piece of themselves in their work. At this time, many black people were freed, but some had to escape. There were rebellions that … More Antebellum Era – Summary from “African-American Art” by Sharon F. Patton

Why Regular Drug Tests for All Welfare Recipients Is A Waste

In the United States, there seems to be a frequent desire by many politicians and citizens to police those that are in a state of poverty. The different forms of ridicule include welfare reform, mass faux fraudulent hysteria, bullying food stamp recipients about what kinds of foods and drinks they can buy, and what the … More Why Regular Drug Tests for All Welfare Recipients Is A Waste