4 Consecutive Life Sentences

  Today I sat in a courtroom where a young man received four consecutive life sentences.  He was convicted of murdering and raping an 84-year-old woman, robbery, and the beating of the woman's 89-year-old husband who later died from his injuries. The setting was very tense and emotional.  As I sat there pondering the case,…

5 Facts About Donald Sterling

1. He’s married. He’s been married to Rochelle Stein since 1957 and it appears that she may be defending him. See the first link below to view pictures of him and his wife out together since his racist comments hit the media. They don’t look happy, but they are indeed together. 2. He’s filthy rich.…

Sterling is a Guilty Victim

Ok, so we're all aware of the Sterling case where he's on tape making racist comments to a girlfriend. Initially, I wasn't attracted to this story because even though the focus in the media has been on race, to me it still appeared as celebrity news. The story is obviously involving influential, celebrity figures. Magic…

Zuckerberg worth $27 billion

Mark Zuckerberg, 29 year old co-founder of Facebook, is the 22nd richest person on Earth with a fortune of $27 billion, according to an article on Bloomberg. We're all fascinated by the rich and famous, so here 3 quick facts on Zuckerberg: 1. His birthdate is May 14, 1984 and he was born in White Plains, New…

Clinton Says Education Unlocks Opportunities

Hillary Clinton recently shared her thoughts on education with a large group of college students in Arizona.  She stated: "Education still remains the key to unlocking opportunity for individuals, for families, communities, and even countries".  She added, "It remains the route out of poverty and into a better life with a rising income." She discussed…