The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if there was any house in need of the ten commandments, it was the stackhouse residence. if only the ten commandments were plastered in every room and hallway. perhaps, tragedy could have been avoided. in a time when people decry the ten commandments as an archaic, dated and irrelevant document, news stories prove quite theContinue reading “The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: 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 Life and Tragedy of Ee Lee: Where Is President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice On The Matter? Part VIII of Series

many times, in high profile cases, the united states government intervenes on state criminal prosecutions and pursues matters federally. it has recently been reported in the ahmaud arbery case that the united states department of justice are investigating federal hate crimes charges against 3 georgia men accused in the incident that resulted in mr. arbery’sContinue reading “The Life and Tragedy of Ee Lee: Where Is President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice On The Matter? Part VIII of Series”

The Life and Tragedy of Ee Lee: Are Some Asian Lives More Equal Than Others? Welcome Back to the “Animal Farm”: Part VII of the Series

george orwell, in his classic novel “animal farm,” has the famous line “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” this statement has always troubling and true with respect to humanity. while we are all god’s creation, certain individuals, for certain reasons, are given more importance than others. as we seeContinue reading “The Life and Tragedy of Ee Lee: Are Some Asian Lives More Equal Than Others? Welcome Back to the “Animal Farm”: Part VII of the Series”

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 Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series

the torah’s brillance is that it presents the reader morally challenging stories for discussion and debate. for example, abraham’s binding of isaac always evokes strong opinions. was abraham right or wrong when he attempted to sacrifice his son at god’s request? in the end, we can become better people by engaging in these discussions. theContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series”

State Sponsored Murder of At Risk Youth

many individuals love to use marijuana for recreational purposes. many people, in their usage, want to have the consumption and possession of it legal. many government officials love marijuana. many government officials love the campaign contributions that marijuana advocacy can provide. many government officials love the tax revenues that marijuana can provide. in sum, governmentContinue reading “State Sponsored Murder of At Risk Youth”

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?”

Ordinary Murderers? Real Encounters With the Most Unlikely Killers

over the past years, i have had unlikely encounters with three unlikely murderers. one was my former tenant, one an opposing counsel, and the other a defense witness at a trial. my former tenant was one of the most normal tenants we ever had. he was always nice. he was polite. he was never aContinue reading “Ordinary Murderers? Real Encounters With the Most Unlikely Killers”

God Loves and Protects Pizza Delivery People: Why Doesn’t Society?

there is a compelling argument that the invention of pizza was a collaboration between man and god. arguably, the flatbread, aka matzah, traveled from egypt to israel to greece and rome. in italy, mans’ contribution to modern day pizza was the brilliant toppings of tomatoes and cheese. god loves and protects pizza delivery drivers. godContinue reading “God Loves and Protects Pizza Delivery People: Why Doesn’t Society?”