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Week 2

I Got You: Week 2 Fantasy Recap

We’re in 8 leagues. These are our thoughts week to week. Fantasy Record through Week 2: 4-12   Quarterbacks Rodgers, Jameis and Romo are our quarterbacks. 2 out of 3 were serviceable per usual. Obviously Romo being out hurts, but we are low on quarterbacks or high on all quarterbacks...

Carson

The U.S. Constitution Must Be Different From Ben Carson’s

On NBC’s Meet The Press, GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson was asked whether a president’s faith should matter.   “If it’s inconsistent with the values of America, then of course it should matter,” he said. “But if it fits within the realm of America and consistent with the Constitution, no...

Jadon

The Breeze: Who Is Jadon Woodard?

Our conversation with the 2015 Jack’n For Beats national champion Jadon Woodard. On his way to record with DJ Khaled after winning the $10,000 dollar cash prize, he shares with us his strategy for seizing the moment with some advice for fellow rappers.     Jadon Woodard People saying you’re...

Week 2

I Got You: NFL Week 2 Investment

It only takes 52.4% winners to break even in sports investing at the standard 11 to 10 odds (that’s 11 wins and 10 losses, which is 52.4%). That is, 52.4% is the cutoff for earning profits. A noticeable return is made at 55% (5 wins and 4 losses). Our goal...

privilege

A Working Understanding of Privilege

Police in Texas arrested 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed of Irving for building a clock. Ahmed has a keen interest in robotics and engineering, and put the device together on Sunday. He took it to school the next day, was pulled out of class, interviewed by police officers, and taken in handcuffs...

Iron maiden

Book of Souls, Your Album of the Day

One thing cannot be stressed enough about Iron Maiden. They are a silly band. Like classic 70s and 80s metal relics, Dio (RIP) and Judas Priest, the joke was always best conveyed through a sincere indulgence. The best Maiden albums are when they went waayy over the top – The...

Week 1

I Got You: Week 1 Fantasy Recap

We’re in 8 leagues. These are our thoughts week to week. Fantasy Record 1-7   Quarterbacks I ended up with Rodgers, Jameis and Romo. The “worst” performance was Jameis and he got 18 points making him a starter in 16 team leagues. We’re confident in our quarterbacks.   Running Backs...

tipper

Dear, “Less-Than-Generous” Tipper

This is a letter to the world of customers from a voice of the service industry. To the people who were less than pleased, blissfully unaware of their poor skills with a tip calculator, and to the people that just didn’t understand how much these little gratuity offerings mean to...