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FALSE PROPHETS

By Richard Ray:   Whenever someone is trending on Twitter or the Internet, my first instinct is to research the subject far greater than the surface level story that usually covers the trending. The Internet is a true savage and undefeated at spreading fake news. If you are a target, right or wrong you have […]

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FROM TRAGEDY COMES A TRIUMPH (OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT)

By Richard Ray:   Too often my features have started off talking about the divisiveness within the United States. Unfortunately the subject is all too real and needs to be discussed in context of talks of change, greater empathy and social justice for all within the US. However, when tragedy strikes America, like the one […]

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ARGUING WITH IRRATIONAL PEOPLE IS A WASTE OF TIME

By Richard Ray:   I have written before that “Racists are Immune to Logic and Reason.” However, even that generalization can be made to cover a broader spectrum of people. Calling someone a fool is completely subjective and rude. That label and other name calling should be refrained from whenever possible. However, (the perfect transition […]

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PRIDE

By Richard Ray:   Pride is just one of a series of characteristics or attributes that is dually admirable in attaining and complicit in our fallibility as humans. In moderation pride is an admirable quality to have. Perhaps the use of the word moderation could be best used to describe any human characteristic, but pride […]

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USHER AND STD’S

By Richard Ray:   I saw clips of the press conference organized by attorney Lisa Bloom, daughter of another publicity seeking lawyer, Gloria Allred.  She was accompanied by Quantasia Sharpton who is one of three plaintiffs that Lisa Bloom is filing suit for against singer Usher’s alleged failure to warn, as required by California law […]