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Blind Patriotism – Why Do Men Love Flag Bikinis?

Blind Patriotism – Why Do Men Love Flag Bikinis?

Kate Upton in a flag bikini sucking on a red white and blue ice pop nearly “crashed the Internet” according to GQ magazine’s Twitter feed, while it promoted July’s cover girl with abandon. Love it or hate it, and people did both, the cover drew national attention. Upton, blond bombshell of the moment, can take(…)

Middle Class Death – A Local Perspective of Cape Coral, Florida

Middle Class Death – A Local Perspective of Cape Coral, Florida

Great Recession hit most communities hard, especially those areas designated as semi-rural and being under constant development. Cape Coral Florida was marketed during the economic real estate boom as an idyllic family friendly and safe environment. At that time, prior to the real estate bubble, it was regarded in some realty circles as the second(…)

Cultural Diversity and The Education Industrial Complex

Cultural Diversity? As American and global society continue to react in knee-jerk fashion to the continued devastation of the economic markets, droves of the unemployed will continue to seek a safe haven behind the walls of academia. Most will endeavor to increase their marketability through advanced degrees, reflecting popular trends in hot markets often conjured(…)

Religion Scams: Hypocrisy of The Pious

Religion Scams are abundant irrespective of faith or doctrine. Growing up and attending private Catholic schools in the lower east side of NYC, provided the fire and brimstone rhetoric to support so many of my bygone religious memories. I remember the first Friday masses and the Franciscan brothers sermons as well as the process of(…)

Killing is My Business…..and Business is GOOD!

American Christmas Shopping is a unique experience. The holiday season in the USA is ripe with mass images of consumerism, resulting in an endless barrage of advertising blitz aimed at promoting the latest fad gifts, gadgets, end of the year fashions and corporate sanctioned must have doodads. Many of these products have been carefully cross(…)

Teen Pregnancies in The Philippines

Teen Pregnancies in The Philippines

Teen Pregnancies Philippines? This is an endemic problem in numerous places. Sounds like the same statistics one would find in any suburban sprawl throughout the bible belt of America. I have seen this firsthand in southwest Florida. Under-educated cracker subculture and dogmatic fundamentalist religion along with westernization of SEA. A perfect social engineering of the(…)

American Fundamentalism – The Loch Ness Monster & Creationism

American Fundamentalism – The Loch Ness Monster & Creationism

American Fundamentalism manifests in many strange ways. It sounds like a hoax, but it’s apparently true: The Loch Ness Monster is on the science class syllabus for kids at Eternity Christian Academy in Westlake, Louisiana. As reported by the Herald Scotland (which must track all Loch Ness-related news), a school that will receive tax-payer dollars,(…)