Archive for June 2009

Celebrity death coverage reveals ridiculousness of 24-hour news channels

Jun 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Mike Courson Talk about your worst day ever. Just before 11:30 a.m. last Friday, Farrah Fawcett, 62, died of cancer in a Santa Monica hospital. Fawcett, whose well-publicized bout with cancer was featured in Fawcett’s documentary “Farrah’s Story,” should have been the news of the day. Several hours later, however, Michael Jackson, 50, died […]



Opinions should be supported by facts

Jun 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Mike Courson We’ve all heard what opinions are like. Everyone has one and they all stink! Actually, not all of them do, and it’s time to debunk the myth that “well that’s just your opinion.” Years ago in school, we had an activity where we were given an unimportant event, say the arrival of […]



Republicans do not follow own ideals

Jun 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Mike Courson Leave me alone! In recent history, at least since Nixon, definitely since Reagan, the Republican Party has claimed to be the party of small government. How odd, then, that though the Republicans have more or less been in power for several decades now, there are only more personal restrictions on the books. […]



Tiller murder unjust, whether you agreed with his actions or not

Jun 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Mike Courson Late-term abortionist George Tiller was killed in a Wichita, Kans., church Sunday morning. While it should be upsetting when a doctor is killed in church, undoubtedly many otherwise decent people will be pleased by his death. I am upset for a few reasons. Obviously, a man was killed. Though I do not […]