Category: The Breeze

great white hope

Is Bernie Sanders The Great White Hope?

  I am a progressive. I generally support programs to alleviate inequality and poverty that I view as natural off shoots of capitalism and favor state action to do this. Additionally, I am a liberal, so I support the government, where necessary, securing these personal freedoms such as voting and...

Treat yourself

Treat Yourself to the Gift That Keeps on Giving

July was a rough month. Whether you were researching the latest attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, considering Sandra Bland’s suspicious death in police custody, or thinking about the lion that made Jimmy Kimmel sob on TV, there were a lot of reasons to feel down. You need a vacation, but you can’t...

Chelsea Wolfe’s Abyss, Your Album of the Day

L.A.’s Chelsea Wolfe has been adding her ethereal voice over a mixture of electronic and doom metal for almost a decade now. She often casts herself as a figure in darkness, but beneath the gloom, there’s an mature ear for crafting songs and spinning melodies. If last year’s Pain is...

right to vote

Texas Fails But Know There Is No Guaranteed Right To Vote

  A federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday that a strict voter identification law in Texas discriminated against blacks and Hispanics violating the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The law required voters to bring a government-issued photo ID to the polls. Individual voters, civil rights groups and the Department of Justice...

Your New Favorite Rapper

Put You Up On Game: Introducing Your New Favorite Rapper

Meet Lady Leshurr, the 25-year-old English rapper whose latest release is going viral as you read this. For fans of Young Money, she’s a particularly easy sell – an attractive, brown-skinned woman, with strong punch line flow, swagger dripping from her pores, and a bit of a potty mouth. Take away the...

Veruca Salt

Veruca Salt’s Ghost Notes: Your Album of the Day

Artist: Veruca Salt Album: Ghost Notes Rating: 4 / 5 Veruca Salt is one of those bands that time could have forgotten – and for a while, it felt like that was their career’s destiny. They’re most remembered as the band that wrote the one hit “Seether,” but that was...

Fantasy Football 2015

I Got You: A Guide To Fantasy Football 2015

  August is here which means it’s Fantasy Football 2015 time. We’re 100 mock drafts in and have the lay of the land for this year’s draft. In addition to this overview of 2015, we will give you a spot by spot draft to give you a better idea of...

common cause

The GOP and The Ayatollah Have Common Cause

  Just because Iranian hardliners chant “Death to America” does not mean that that’s what all Iranians believe. In fact, it’s those . . . (APPLAUSE)   In fact, it’s those hardliners who are most comfortable with the status quo. It’s those hardliners chanting “Death to America” who have been...

playing the right way

KTB TV: Playing The Right Way

What sticks out from the tape are three things: the corner three, the three at the top of the key, and the hand check. What does it mean to play the right way? Playing The Right Way I played for a great high school coach — never allowed us to...

KTB TV: St. Petersburg Pride 2015

  America has collectively rejoiced in the ruling of gay marriage legalization across all 50 states. The timing was impeccable, as cities all over the world celebrated Pride that same weekend, including both New York City and Tampa, Florida. St. Pete Pride took over the Bay Area starting as early...