Category: Breaking News

Thanksgiving Day 2012 | Stories Inspiring Thanks

Sitting here on the eve of Thanksgiving Day 2012, 2 pm EST, I realize I have no plans for a day that so many Americans celebrate despite their religious backgrounds.  Despite lacking official plans for Thanksgiving Day 2012 I decided

David Petraeus Scandal Pressed by Time?

When the David Petraeus scandal first broke, I have to be honest I barely knew who the guy was and rolling my eyes said not again.  But than after a fortunate meeting I decided to look further into the David

Leadership and the Holidays: Commercial Optimism

How do you use leadership during the holidays? As we get into the holiday season, we think about turkeys (or tofurkeys), Santa Claus, Jingle Bells, and perhaps most prominently, buying or selling gifts. Marketers do their very best to single

David Petraeus Did He Get Pussy or Hide Under the Desk Like One?

Sure I believe in coincidence, but when it comes to the timing of this “alleged scandal” between the 60 year old male CIA director and the 40 year old female news reporter I have to say there are a few

PETA Latest Stunt: No Thanksgiving Turkey!

The Thanksgiving Turkey a tortured bird? So says PETA. In the latest of anti-meat campaigns, PETA argues that if you eat a thanksgiving turkey for this holiday, you might as well be eating cats or dogs. It’s no surprise that PETA

Armistice Day History and Heroes Behind November 11th

Armistice Day entered American history with a heavy burden, acknowledging the end to a war that was responsible for over 37 million casualties.   For four years World War I raged on, wreaking havoc across Europe, the Great War demolished cultures,

Entertainment Company to Open In Lebanon, MO

Forget Santa Clause!  An entertainment company is coming to town!  Cerulean Entertainment may be opening in the small city of Lebanon, MO.  Founder and CEO Andrew Matthews is in negotiations with some well-known names in Missouri. If the negotiations go

Sandy And The City: Hurricane Sandy Hits NYC

Walking out of the liquor store on 37th and 3rd, I could not help but wonder if Hurricane Sandy is driving other New Yorkers to drink.  If you ask this New Yorker, looks like Hurricane Sandy is gonna rock us

Obama and Romney conclude presidential debates

After watching the Presidential debate last night, I came to a few conclusions; neither guy is fully capable in all areas required of a president.  Romney used his economic stance as governor along with balancing budgets for the private sector

Divine Intervention

It was a rainy, cool morning that Saturday in February and I chose to drive my pregnant wife to work that day.  She had a client conference that afternoon and she wanted to get in early to prepare, 6:30am early.

Vice Presidential Debate Can Democrats Rebound?

Vice Presidential Debate

Reuters claims,  the U.S. vice presidential debate on Thursday grabbed voters’ attention but appeared to change few hearts in the capital of Ohio, a state that might hold the key to victory in the November 6 election. But was Vice President

Anxiety Disorder Symptoms of a Silent Thief

This brief message introduces a series about Anxiety Disorder.  Stay tuned for a more personal experience. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at one time or another in life. The difference between them is that stress is a response to a

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced 30-60 Years

Jerry Sandusky sentenced today for 30 to 60 years for his convictions on 45 counts of child sexual abuse involving ten boys over a 15 year period.  In case you have forgotten or have been living in the outback, Jerry

Social Living Best Scene in Sex and The City

Social Living When it comes to social living, Carrie Bradshaw I envy you.  Not because of your ability to go off and gallivant with your girlfriends, or because you seem to spend more money in one weekend then most writers make

Now back to our regularly scheduled season

Apparently, there was enough outrage building from the last few week’s games and then climaxing on Monday nights debacle which prompted NFL Commish Roger Goodell and the owners to come to terms with the regular officials this past Wednesday night. 

Political Campaign or Popularity Contest?

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Political Campaign Every politician is involved in some sort of political campaign aka political agenda.  Isn’t it annoying when the fact-checkers find lies in the politician’s speech and the politician just moves on like nothing ever happened—as if

Politics, Passion, and YOU

Politics, Passion, Purpose I think too many people neglect their passion and do not embrace it. One of my passions, aside from writing, is motivational speaking—and like any passion, it helps if you can see your path to where you

John Travolta Lawsuits LA Times Article

Comedy writers have had a field day as the text of a civil complaint filed against John Travolta has recently made the Web rounds. In tawdry, TMZ-friendly detail, the complaint lays out allegations of the actor attempting to coerce a masseur

Ryan Reynolds Brings Blake Lively Home to Mom

Ryan Reynolds Ryan Reynolds has caused me to write some Perez Hilton style gossip on the BQB.  I have to say, Ryan Reynolds is one of the finest actors out there and I genuinely do believe him to be a