Archives for Controversy

Drinking and Driving

This is the post you don’t want to read if you are guilty. This is the post you don’t want to read if you don’t want to hear it. This is the post you don’t want to read if you think it’s just a soapbox. This is the post that you should be reading regardless of ...
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Vigilante justice: Mob beats man who allegedly raped 11-year old girl

Vigilante justice: Mob beats man who allegedly raped 11-year old girl Posted by Jillian on Wednesday, 17 June 2009 Controversy, crime, news, opinion tags: Jose Carrasquillo, mob beats man, vigilante justice Several weeks ago, I was on twitter and noticed one from my friend, ...
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Trayvon Martin’s Death is a human issue

I think many people are surprised that there is still so much outrage over the death of teenager Travyon Martin. Martin was killed by George Zimmerman in Florida in February of 2012 and the initial shock and anger surrounding the death concerned racial profiling. Zimmerman, a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer, shot African-American Trayvon Martin in ...
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Remembering Chandra Levy

It’s been a while since I’ve focused upon an actual news story here, but every now and then my mind wanders back to a true crime story because of the media and I feel that compelling urge to throw my two pennies onto the table. In 2001, Chandra Levy went missing. This became more than ...
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Scientist clones girls dna to bring her back from the dead

After careful consideration, I have decided to write this post. It’s been sitting in my queue for a long time, believe it or not, and I had to debate with myself as to whether or not I could write it in a way that would benefit anyone reading it. I had to debate whether or ...
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A just cause: Puppies Behind Bars

We’ve already hit on my love of Tivo. Over the weekend, I was watching my Tivo’ed episodes and Oprah had a fantastic episode on dogs. Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t forgiven her for the Tonya Harding thing and I still delete more episodes than I watch. However, I have a soft spot in my ...
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… Bueller? Daughter expresses breast milk to treat father’s cancer

Look, I consider myself a benevolent person and I truly want to find cures to the awful, terrible diseases we have in life. However, as I read this article in which a woman expresses breast milk in the hopes of saving her father from cancer, I struggled to gain understanding in this situation. Let me sum ...
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