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  • The Socialist’s Journal: Here We Go Again

    Aug 18, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *We have been here before – and more times than I care to count. I as in a black male, we as in the African American community, and more universally we as in American society, have seen this movie (where the black guy dies at the hands of one or more white men) and we […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The New Rules for the Bowl Subdivision’s Super Subdivision

    Aug 11, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *I love tradition. But at some point you have to take a good look at a tradition and see if it still makes sense. College football operates by the assumption that traditions should be maintained – often despite all evidence pointing toward devising a new structure and process. The latest consequence of this philosophy is […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Ray Rice Episode

    Jul 28, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Ray Rice has been issued a two game suspension by the NFL for his assault of his then-fiance-now-wife (TFNW). While many have expressed outrage at the apparent leniency, I look at the suspension as appropriate and to be expected. There are two reasons for my conclusion: money and privacy. When the setting of an incident […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits 2014 Pt. 1

    Jul 7, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *I have to admit that my first reaction was surprise when I learned that someone was bringing a lawsuit based on comments on Twitter. Twitter is supposed to be something fun and frivolous. But then I thought about it a bit more and concluded that the plaintiff had a case. Although its origin may be […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: From the International Sports Wire

    Jun 24, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *NBA – The league announces its plans to expand in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The ownership is debating whether the team will be called the Las Vegas Loansharks or the Las Vegas Pointshavers. PGA – The tour announced a new event to take place overseas in Poland. The Kike Open is expected to attract […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Nation Building

    Jun 16, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Some people point to the budding revolution apparently led by Al-Qaeda and conclude that Obama’s policy of pulling American troops out of the country has failed. My contention is that the failure of Obama’s policy is the final in a series of events based on a perspective destined for failure. Any insurgency in Iraq today […]