Christopher Hitchens, dead, 62

Photo by ensceptcio Even though I have never met Christopher Hitchens, and only recently, yet sadly, came upon his work, I feel like I have lost a fried. Through his rhetoric and undeniable quit wit, he was un-debatable, a master of words who I can only wish to achieve a miniscule portion of his infinite […]

Why Occupy Wall Street cannot be taken seriously

The Occupy Wall Street movement seems to be losing the social momentum it has grasped onto for so long.  With the New York protesters evicted from Zuccotti Park, and L.A. and Philadelphia vacated as well, the media appears to be moving on.  And so should the protesters. There are a few things that bother me […]

Where’s the Message?

I’m confused. The message of the Occupy Wall Street protesters is indiscernible. The message is messages; cries for “Fiscal Responsibility,” and calling for the end of “Corporate corruption in Washington;” too much for too little time. The Occupy Wall Street campaign is a hell-bent grassroots effort for socioeconomic and political change. The motives are good, […]