The United States is failing victims of mass shootings.

Pulse Nightclub. June 12, 2016. Orlando, Florida. Gunman kills 50. Las Vegas. October 1, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada. Gunman kills 58. Stoneman Douglas High School. February 14, 2018. Parkland, Florida. Gunman kills 17. Virginia Beach. May 31, 2019. Virginia Beach, Virginia. Gunman kills 13. Context This morning, I read about Scot Peterson being charged with…

Olive Garden: From a Business Perspective

  Have you heard about the new “breadstick sandwiches” coming to the Olive Garden? It’s the Italian food chain’s response to sluggish sales. No seriously, it is. Not making money? Solution: Offer breadstick sandwiches that come with more [endless] breadsticks. Just last year, Olive Garden’s investment group (Starboard Value) infamously blamed the company’s servers for giving out too…

#ThanksMichelleObama: Why it’s a stupid trend.

I wasn’t going to bother writing something people probably weren’t going to read anyway – that’s how it goes with political opinions or comments – but I just couldn’t resist. For two days, I’ve noticed the trending hashtag “#ThanksMichelleObama.” Behind the hashtag are pictures, of school lunches that look less than appetizing, backed by sarcastic commentary about…