The Deadbeat Dad of New Orleans…

We’ve all heard the term. Typically it’ll refer to a parent who ignores his children, leaves them behind, is aware of, but does little to nothing to care for those in his charge, regardless of consequence. Well, the city of New Orleans has one of the worst deadbeat dads in history and his name is Sheriff Marlin N Gusman and his charges all occupy New … Continue reading The Deadbeat Dad of New Orleans…

The hardest political choice…

Compassion… That’s right, compassion… I keep hearing politicians talk about hard choices, about tough decisions and being realistic…you know, their usual line and all of it typically means only one thing…but I’m getting ahead of myself here… Let me start over… So, few days ago I was blocking traffic on a bridge as part of a national day of action. Good time, didn’t necessarily agree … Continue reading The hardest political choice…

From the heart: Yeah, I got one, so what?! Pardon my rant…

I’m a social worker. I’m actually working right now, even as I type this. You see, right now I’m an on-call Adult Crisis Counselor and what that means is when the police, the hospitals or the jails have someone who is contemplating suicide, or has tried it, they call me in to talk to them, to do an assessment and determine what is the least restrictive … Continue reading From the heart: Yeah, I got one, so what?! Pardon my rant…

About F’in Time…BP Gives 52 Million Dollars to Fund Mental Health in Gulf Coast

Give credit where credit is due, and I will..just check back with me in two months and I’ll give British Petroleum all the credit in the world for doing what it is they morally should have done from the beginning. From Channel 6 News in Houston: BP announced on Monday a $52 million award to fund behavioral health support and outreach programs across the U.S. … Continue reading About F’in Time…BP Gives 52 Million Dollars to Fund Mental Health in Gulf Coast

The Crime of the Century: What BP and the US Government Don’t Want You to Know, Part 1.

The article by Jerry Cop and Charles Hambleton begins: “The unprecedented disaster caused by the BP oil spill at the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon 252 site continues to expand even as National Incident Commander Thad Allen and BP assert that the situation is improving, the blown-out source capped and holding steady, the situation well in hand and cleanup operations are being scaled back. The New … Continue reading The Crime of the Century: What BP and the US Government Don’t Want You to Know, Part 1.