Commentaries

Optics: Shedding Light On What We Shouldn't See

Apr 8, 2013

Trends in media-speak come and go. Commentator Paula LaRocque's ready to say goodbye to one in particular.

Horsemeat: The Yuck Factor

Mar 21, 2013

The current scandal in Europe over the discovery of horsemeat in beef lasagna products reminded commentator Diane Brown of an incident at a restaurant in Switzerland a few years ago

The Before And After Club

Mar 19, 2013

In life, we can expect to bury a parent, suffer a job loss or a failed marriage.  But commentator Rawlins Gilliland ponders when something that only happens to ‘other people’ happens to us. 

The Power Of The Simile

Mar 15, 2013

  

Dependable as a  dictionary, commentator Paula LaRocque explores the power of the simile.

America's Next "Greatest Generation?"

Feb 19, 2013

While many question the future of the American dream, commentator Rawlins Gilliland reflects on how he believes our newest generations will rank as its guardians.

Gun Control: What Are You Willing To Give Up?

Feb 12, 2013

Recent mass shootings have brought calls for new gun laws and other efforts to curb violence.  Commentator Chris Tucker says that one defining aspect of American culture will make such changes very difficult.

Depression: A Glimpse Inside

Jan 15, 2013

Most of us are reluctant to acknowledge personal issues regarding mental health, but commentator Rawlins Gilliland believes denial is a grave concern.

Homeless For The Holidays

Dec 18, 2012

While holiday traditions celebrate family and friends, commentator Rawlins Gilliland shares how Christmas became the catalyst for him to reach a mentally lost and homeless soul.

Today’s theoretical advancements are profound but commentator Rawlins Gilliland suggests that historic precedent is a sobering remembrance of things past.

January’s usually the month for pointing ourselves in a new or better direction – which in turn prompted this commentary from Paula LaRocque.

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