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  • 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 […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Perception and Reality

    Jun 2, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *People say “perception is reality” as if it is an accepted fact even though it is the laziest and most destructive idiom in contemporary society. I realized this while watching the end of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Friday and reflecting on how people view Lebron James had changed in the past few years. […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Triumph of Western Civilization

    May 27, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *This might sound like a biased statement but I can’t help but declare that western civilization is in charge of the world right now. Perhaps it wasn’t always that way, perhaps some would argue that different region of the world is on top, perhaps someone with a conspiracy theory would say that it’s really just […]