President Trump Claims Voter Fraud

It’s been one week since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. In that span of time, the President signed numerous executive orders and memorandums. He met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and had a spat with the President of Mexico resulting in a meeting cancellation. Among the President’s executive orders, the most recent one includes a freeze on immigration from seven…

African-Americans: What The Hell Do You Have To Lose?

To many African-Americans, Trump’s recent appeal fell on death’s ears. The sweeping generalization used to describe problems in African-Americans community is insulting and shows ignorance. Mr. Trump, we are not monolithic. In fact, neither is any other group. Starting with basic physical appearance, it is clear using one broad brush is problematic.  To move further along and observe more substantive criteria like education, economics, religion and politics, it becomes abundantly clear that African-Americans do…

Hillary Clinton’s Emails Have Nine Lives

We spent the entire summer hearing about those emails.  My thought when I first heard about the private server instead of a government server was why.  I cannot discuss the merits of technology around server use. Technology is not my wheelhouse. However, I am aware the majority of employees have emails account naming their organization (i.e. @organization or .organization).  Employers make clear communications on any of their devices is not employee property. Organizations go…

When Bullying Looked Like This

Bullying back in the day was limited to the school and playground. Now we also have cyberbullying. Whether we experienced it as kids or are now parents to a kid who is bullied or is bullying, we know the behavior can be destructive and deadly. We tell kids bullying is wrong. As parents, we tell our children not to engage in verbal, social or physical intimidation of their classmates. For the kids on the receiving end, we encourage them to seek help and speak up before it becomes a disruptive cycle.

Pictures Not Worth 1,000 Words

Cartoonist Ben Garrison in May received significant backlash when he tweeted an image of First Lady, Michelle Obama next to Melania Trump.  The cartoon depicted a masculine angry Michelle Obama next to a feminine smiling Melania Trump. Media outlets and social media went into a tailspin on both sides of the aisle.  The image was condemned as politically incorrect and racist.  The reactions to the image…