SocietyState of Confusion, An Op-Ed

Mike Ginn December 21, 2014
What is this world that we are about to embark upon in 2015. Is it the world that is on the verge of a 1984-esque cyberwar? Is it the rebirth of Rodney King and the LA Riots? Are we about to enter an era of civil unrest over every politically incorrect and incoherent statement or action? What is this world today as we end 2014, I don’t recognize it from just a few short years...

PoliticsSocietyThe DistrictThe Dignity of Death… Marion Barry, 78

Mike Ginn November 24, 2014
What is the definition of dignity? According to Websters, it is “the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect.” Unless a man leaves a legacy that harms others and damages his fellow man, the legacy a man leaves should not just be of his most famous act. It should go beyond that to a level of dignity. Saturday evening a man passed away. A man who’s death that TMZ would title “Crack...

SocietyThe DistrictI Remember… 9/11

Mike Ginn September 11, 2014
I will never forget the morning of September 11th, 2001. I awoke to my then girlfriend running in the room and telling me that I had to turn on the television. It was about 9 AM and just before the second plane had hit. I turned on the TV to scenes of horror, black smoke and utter confusion in the newsroom of every channel I flipped. Then it happened… As I was watching and flipped...

SocietyThis Week in History: September 8th-14th

Mike Ginn September 8, 2014
This week in history shares tragedy of 9/11, the beauty of Miss America and the King of Rock N’ Roll makes his first appearance on a national stage. Born this week, hip hop artists Nas and Wiz Khalifia as well as comedians Adam Sandler and Louis CK.

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