Making A Murderer leaves many questions unanswered

Well it was bound to happen. I’ve got to chime in on the Netflix series “Making A Murderer.” While I have many very specific concerns, I’m only going to address some higher level thoughts along with a few comments about some of the key players. Guilty or Not Guilty or Innocent? I don’t know. I wasn’t […]

proposed leave of absence puts additional burden on employer

Wisconsin state senator Alberta Darling has proposed a new bill that will provide up to six weeks of unpaid time off for employees who are donating an organ. This would apply to companies of 50 or more employees. This sure sounds like a great idea, but we’ve got to look at how this affects business […]

why a private e-mail server

When Hillary Clinton was U.S. Secretary of State, she used her own private e-mail server to manage her work e-mail. Many reports show that her e-mail address was “”. Now that she’s running for president, her use of that server seems to be her biggest stumbling block. Many are saying that she sent/received messages containing […]

an unborn baby is a life, and it matters

I was reading an article today about abortion and the gender-based stereotypes that exist. But I quickly found that this article makes the same mistake that many do. It neglected to ask the REAL question about abortion. I don’t know anyone who believes it’s okay to kill a person (I know there are killers out there, […]

yes, there’s a role for everyone in our fight against racism

A couple of my friends shared an article on Facebook titled “12 things white people can do now because Ferguson”. I read many articles shared by people with whom I disagree. It’s important that we understand or at least attempt to understand each other. This one is just sad. We have a serious race issue […]

President Obama’s argument for a minimum wage increase is incomplete

This video from the White House illustrates the problem with arguments in favor of raising our minimum wage. It makes no mention of the financial impact on the companies who are paying the wage. It mentions a woman who earns a minimum wage along with a number of very specific examples, but it doesn’t mention […]