What Is The Impact Of Akin’s Rape Comments?

Aug 21, 2012
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The Missouri Senate seat held by Claire McCaskill was one being targeted by the Republicans this election.  Missouri historically is a swing state, McCaskill narrowly won in 2006, and she had been dogged by issues related to use of a private plane, including allegations that she failed to pay $280,000 in property taxes on the […]

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NFL Players Fight For Roster Spots in Preseason

Aug 20, 2012
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  We are rapidly approaching a unique annual event in professional sports, the team down selects. Unlike other sports with the down select in the NFL, many athletes who were considered for the highest level of play will simply be unemployed. The NFL sets a specific limit of players who can be on an active […]

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Random Thoughts

Aug 16, 2012
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Crunchy doesn’t have an article today.  She does, however, have a new baby boy.  He was born yesterday morning.  That’s 4 little boys in her house now … I don’t feel like writing an article about one particular thought this week, so I’ll bounce around a bit. Olympics I didn’t get the chance to watch […]

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Fantasy Football Time

Aug 14, 2012
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Fantasy Football Fantastic! We have just started the NFL Pre-Season and now is the time when many of us turn on our computers and log into the draft- room. Yep, it is time for fantasy football drafts. Which Type of Fantasy Leaguer Are You? I categorize Fantasy Football leagues into one of three categories. And […]

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Is All Political News Biased?

Aug 13, 2012
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Over the weekend, the presumptive Republican nominee for President announced his perspective vice presidential running mate. Mitt Romney named Paul Ryan in a well staged introduction ceremony. The press were mostly upset that they did not figure out who it would be, although some claimed to have known and uncovered the choice before the announcement. […]

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Honey Badger Kicked Off LSU Football Team

Aug 10, 2012
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Apparently the Honey Badger didn’t care. Didn’t care about team rules anyway. LSU “sensation” Tyrann Mathieu nicknamed “ The Hone Badger” has been released from the football program for what is being dubbed as violation of team rules. A major impact player at a successful program is not simply given the boot. This tells me […]

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Can Better Mental Healthcare Prevent Violence?

Aug 09, 2012
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Water tossed into hot oil. Sodium tossed into water. Mentos tossed into a 2 liter bottle of soda. Some of the least restrictive gun laws in the world combined with a mental health care system that’s decades behind. Yup, I’m talking about things that don’t go well together. First, let me get this out of […]

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