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“The Purge” Could It Really Happen?

UNITED STATES—This weekend I watched a psychological thriller titled “The Purge.”  The movie opened in June 2013 and blew audiences by surprise.  This was a movie that instantly hooked me with its unique premise: the government allows a 12-hour period where crime is legal. Bad things happen during this period and frankly there isn’t much you can do, except...

The Scariest Movie Of All-Time

UNITED STATES—Halloween is only a few more days away. While many of us will be taking the kiddies trick-or-treating or attending festive parties, many of us will still attempt to get in at least a few scary movies before the family-oriented holiday season kicks off. If you turn on the tube right now, there is a bevy, and I...

Credit Card Woes

UNITED STATES—Credit, it’s something many of us learn is of importance as we transition into adulthood. Having credit, in addition to having good credit is key to purchasing a car, buying a house and getting so many other amenities in life. However, when is too much credit a bad thing? That is a question so many people think about,...

Nexxus Blew My Curly Secret

BEVERLY HILLS—What do you tell your plump-lipped, chubby-cheeked daughter with curls down to her bum? Her peers are stick-thin and tight-lipped, boasting perfectly straight shoulder-length hair. They are the standard of beauty, she's not. You do the only thing you can for your distraught princess. You appease her, finding the best hair product to relax her nagging curls. You buy...

Dueling Rallies In Berkeley May Turn Violent

BERKELEY—A pair of dueling rallies will be held Saturday, March 15 at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, and they may very well turn violent. This follows demonstrations in Berkeley this past February and March that also turned violent. Both events have just over 200 people signed up as going on Facebook. The pro-Trump “Patriots Day” event is...

Check Your Receipt Before Leaving The Supermarket

UNITED STATES—I was compelled to write about this topic because in the past 2 weeks it has happened to me more than once and I think it’s important the rest of America is aware as well. We all like to believe that we are not being overcharged when we shop at local retailers. I would argue that is true...

Sleep Deprivation Woes

UNITED STATES—Sleep, it is the one thing that is so important to everyone’s daily lives. Too many of us, we are running into situations where we are not achieving a specified amount of sleep each night as recommended by doctors. We’ve had this discussion in the past; we should be getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night....

“Survivor: Game Changers” Pushes The Boundaries

HOLLYWOOD—I have been eagerly watching this latest installment of “Survivor: Game Changers” since its debut back in March. Yes, plenty of people have questioned rather, ALL the contestants on the series are actual game-changers, and I would indeed have to agree with that assertion. However, recent weeks fans have viewed  some amazing TV, I mean that group tribal council...

Rich Money, Poor Attitude

UNITED STATES—We hear it time and time again, that the rich live a lifestyle that is extravagantly different from the poor. Is this a column that is going to pit the rich against the poor? No, this is a column to address the personality clash of those with an abundance of money and those without it. One can argue with...

Hurricane Irma Strikes

UNITED STATES—The United States has been battered with some extreme weather in the past few weeks. First, Hurricane Harvey unleashed devastation through various parts of Texas, including notable damage in the Houston region. The biggest damage from Harvey was the torrential rains which led to massive and I mean massive flooding leaving many without homes and limited places to...
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