Who Will Help You When You Need Someone the Most?

July 24, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

by Ilene Corina When I stood at the door of a patient’s room while the nurse treated him following his surgery, I knew my primary job was to keep curious, […]

Egyptian President Morsi Removed: A Two Sided Coin

July 22, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

The primary issue in recently astounding events in Egypt seems whether or not the military’s coup d’état overtaking Morsi’s government strengthens the fragile democracy of Egypt or destroys it during […]

A Legacy of Accomplishment, “Doctor Keith” Passes

June 9, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

OCALA, Fla. (June 2, 2013) — Dr. M. Keith Nadel passed Sunday morning at his home in Ocala. A dear friend to this writer and many in the community, he […]

Transitioning as a Friend

May 14, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial, GLBT Issues

by Eddie Finan As a 52-year-old gay man, I have unique memories of not only my own coming out process, but that of my loved ones, most especially my parents. […]

Blue Texas Part II

May 10, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

Can Julian Castro become a leader in a new Blue Texas? Will he run for Governor? Does he have the record for it? If Ted Cruz, with no discernible record […]

Will Texas Turn Blue?

April 21, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

Republicans Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. John Cornyn, and Sen. Ted Cruz are the current royalty of Texas politics. They are well liked in rural Texas, less so in the urban […]

Obamaspend: Spendthrift or Penny Pincher?

April 21, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

When people discuss the many successes and failures of Barack Obama as president, spending is usually front and center. It has been said Obama is spending us into bankruptcy, Obama […]

Mary Walker: A Woman of Honor

April 1, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial, Women

Mary Walker (Nov. 26, 1832 to Feb. 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is most notably distinguished for being the […]

Marijuana Beats Violent Crime for Attention by Law Enforcement

February 10, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial

Despite the growing number of states decriminalizing marijuana ─ with 18 states permitting medical use and 2 recreational use ─ arrests for marijuana possession now exceed those for violent crimes […]

Congressional Failure to Act Puts Taxpayers and Markets at Risk ─ Public Disgust Registers

January 1, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial, Politics

U.S. government operations moved close to an end-year doomsday scenario as Senate and House negotiations over taxation and spending issues appeared frozen at the eleventh hour. A White House meeting […]

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