Indulgences Will Get You Nowhere? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

We think people deserve a second chance jimmy haslam the catholic church, in some remote time, practiced indulgences. essentially allowed, sinners could buy off forgiveness by making a church contribution. is this is the tale of a modern day indulgence? recently, mr. jimmy halam and his wife mrs. dee haslam, in an opportunity to improveContinue reading “Indulgences Will Get You Nowhere? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Keeping Up With The Victims? A Kardashian Tale

kim kardashian’s former business manager, ms. angie kukawski, recently was tragically and brutally murdered. besides being a successful business woman, she was a mother of five. the police have arrested a suspect, her boyfriend. as a result, the criminal justice process will begin to adjudicate this individual’s guilt or innocence. whether or not this individualContinue reading “Keeping Up With The Victims? A Kardashian Tale”

A Medal For Injustice? The Judiciary, Justice Department and Journalism Win the Gold: A Ten Commandments’ Story

justice delay is justice denied willam e. gladstone a recent criminal court ruling brought home gold medals in injustice. the ruling concerning mrs. gina chiles, mother of olympian jordan chiles, evidenced a moral failure of the judiciary, the justice department and the journalists covering the story. mrs. gina chiles got a great plea deal. sheContinue reading “A Medal For Injustice? The Judiciary, Justice Department and Journalism Win the Gold: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Theft’s Impact On Children: A Ten Commandments’ Story

it was the late 70’s, and chuck mangione’s instrumental “feel so good” was on the radio. it was a special jazz song played with a unique instrument, the flugelhorn. as a high school jazz trumpet player, i dreamed of getting a flugelhorn just like mr. mangione’s. i was able buy a used horn. it wasContinue reading “Theft’s Impact On Children: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an outrage for an outrage? with an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” the torah speaks for proportionality for punishment and compensation. should outrage be proportional? outrage is tricky. huge outrage can be triggered minor events. fast food restaurants have been victims of epic outrage moments. a happy meal’s missing toy canContinue reading “What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a dog-napping, an attempted murder and a debate about promises. when lady gaga had two of her dogs stolen, she proclaimed a “no questions asked‘ $500,000 reward for her two stolen dogs.” independent. her offer was shocking on multiple levels. first, she reward did not address the capture of the dognappers who nearly killed herContinue reading “What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The People vs. Harry Potter: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in the united states, there is a trend to try decriminalize or legalize street drugs. advocates point to the fact that these individuals often commit crimes in order to obtain funds to purchase the drugs and, that if the drugs were legal, the costs would be more manageable. advocates also point to the fact thatContinue reading “The People vs. Harry Potter: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series

ms. ee lee, besides being asian, was a member of one of the most vulnerable classes in society. prior to her murder, ms. lee lived with a mental disability. part iii of this series address ms. lee’s mental condition and whether it played some role in her tragic death and demise. prior to her murder,Continue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series”

Should God Be Allowed To Give A Victim’s Impact Statement at a Murder Sentencing? Why Not?

god created humanity. the murder of a human is a loss to god as much as to family and friends. each individual is considered one of god’s children. god is quite experienced in dealing with murderers. the documents that he confronted first first murderer and was forced to deal with the circumstances and implications. itContinue reading “Should God Be Allowed To Give A Victim’s Impact Statement at a Murder Sentencing? Why Not?”

Technology Affirms of the Need for the Ten Commandments

while the human experience can be improved by modern technology, this experience remains tainted by immorality. thus, thievery remains a problem. a problem of astronomical proportions. in the past centuries, humanity was subjected to pirates on the open seas. these criminals had legendary names such as blackbeard and captain kidd. presently, we are subjected toContinue reading “Technology Affirms of the Need for the Ten Commandments”