Should social media posts be banned if they offend a vast majority of people?
Most of us probably believe the answer is no. We should all be allowed freedom of expression. After all, free speech is a fundamental right. Besides, who’s to determine what’s acceptable versus objectionable?
However, let’s also agree that social media posts widely considered offensive should be accompanied by consequences.
This too becomes problematic.Read More
Good to be up for the season. Hoping to close out the regular season strongly and end up with a profit.
Note that this week’s write-up includes my thoughts on Sunday-Monday games and does not include the three Thursday and Saturday matchups.
Now, on to my breakdown of NFL Week #15.Read More
I don’t mind tipping.
Some jobs pay such pathetically low wages that tipping is absolutely necessary to get people to do that kind of work. Besides, anyone who repeatedly has to deal with the public probably deserves some kind of “survivor” bonus. Hell, I’d rather dig a ditch in the summertime for minimum wage than serve a family at an Applebee’s with a couple of highchairs. Please, hand me a shovel. I mean hand me a shovel to dig the ditch — not to use on the kids. Just want to make that clear.
The problem is….everyone who deals with the public now expects a tip. Tip jars are placed everywhere. Here in Las Vegas, tipping is probably my third-highest monthly expenditure, behind my mortgage payment and what I pay to the bookies.Read More
Sometime in early February 1990, on the upper floor of the United States Embassy in Bucharest, a telephone rang.
I was in that room, the office of the Deputy Chief of Mission.Read More
Back in the black now, barely — after last week’s small win.
On to this week’s plays, which are listed below.Read More
Here are my short reviews of four critically-acclaimed films that were released in November 2018:Read More
Exciting games might be fun to watch. But they are terrible prospects for most serious sports bettors.
Think about it.Read More