The Reality of Side Effects

I recently saw the movie, "Side Effects," which I was really excited to see. I thoroughly enjoy thriller and suspense movies with twists. Anyway, while "Side Effects" is only a movie, it sheds a spotlight on a growing issue of the side effects of some prescription medications. I don't want to spoil the movie if … Continue reading The Reality of Side Effects

Welfare Benefits Tied to Children’s Grades?

Article Source: Stacey Campfield, Tennessee GOP Lawmaker, Wants To Tie Welfare Benefits To Children's Grades There always seems to be a lot of scrutiny surrounding welfare benefits. Lately in the news there has been discussion about limiting what individuals can buy with their food stamps, i.e. soda, sugary snacks, etc., and even more recently, discussion … Continue reading Welfare Benefits Tied to Children’s Grades?

To Help or Not to Help?

- It's been awhile…a long while…since I've last written, but I've been busy doing this thing called LIFE 🙂 Anyway, I was inspired to get back in the groove after seeing the following photo circulating around the Internet. The 58-year-old man in the above photo was pushed onto a subway track in New York, … Continue reading To Help or Not to Help?

Amendment One is Not So Black and White

The Facts About Amendment One - YouTube           Read: Amendment One Facts One-pager The controversy surrounding Amendment One has gotten me and many other North Carolininas fired up. The President of the United States has called the amendment discriminatory, and N.C. Governor Bev Perdue has spoken out against the Amendment, along with other influential leaders. The … Continue reading Amendment One is Not So Black and White

Employers Ask to Poke Through Facebook Profiles

Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords | & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper. “[Using social media for background checks] turns off job candidates. It exposes the employer to legal risk. And it’s no substitute for good old-fashioned recruitment methods—sitting down and talking at length with the candidate about the job. -Todd Humber, Canadian HR … Continue reading Employers Ask to Poke Through Facebook Profiles