George Herbert Walker Bush and Daniel Ellsberg — The Difficulty Of Life

A year ago at this time, "The Post" was one of the most marketed and publicized movies in the United States. The film retold the story of The Washington...

MSNBC Continues To Hurt The Democrats — Not A Hyperbolic Statement

"But Matt, WHY do you keep insisting on certain points? We get it. Enough, already!" When I hear those kinds of well-intentioned statements, I typically respond with something to the...

Election Analysis Continued — Adjusting Standards

This was an historic election. This was a record turnout. Those two statements, mentioned a lot on mainstream media outlets the past few weeks, aren't even wrong... but like so...

How Technology is Changing Stadiums for the Better

In today's world, the traditional sports stadium experience just doesn’t cut it. Gone are the days when overpriced beers, sports snacks, and communal cheering in the stands were enough...

The Need for Improvement in Substance Abuse Treatment

For decades now, America has been in the midst of a substance abuse epidemic. In fact, recent Pew research indicates that nearly half of U.S. adults have a close...

The Lack of Diversity Within the Healthcare Industry

As an American society, we are coming to embrace representation on a widespread level. While many of us have long held diversity to be a good value, we’re recognizing...

Understanding Media — The Challenge Progressives Must Meet In 2020

A very fine and specific nuance emerged for me this past weekend in my own evolving attempt to understand American media coverage of politics, economics, and public affairs. There will...

This Election Was Whatever You Wanted It To Be

I am a Democratic Socialist. You might be a conservative Republican. Your friend might be an establishment Democrat. Your next-door neighbor might love John Kasich and think that a...

The NSA Unleashed – Is Cyberspace a Lawless War Zone?

The internet of the past, the 1990s through the early 2000s, has often been characterized as the Wild West. There’s a lot of truth in that sentiment, as the...

Final 2018 House Ratings Show Democrats Set To Gain 40+ Seats in Midterms

When the 2018 election cycle began, overcoming a 23 seat deficit in the House was seen as a potentially insurmountable challenge for Democrats, but increasing polarization against Trump and...