Trial of the Serial Suicide Killer not a question of freedom of speech or a person’s right to die, it is a question of intent!

As I was pondering the pending trial of Serial Suicide Killer William Melchert-Dinkel, I could not help but wonder what my opening remarks would be if I was the prosecuting attorney. While the issue of the First Amendment relating to freedom of speech and a person’s inalienable right to die that is being presented as … Continue reading

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A PI Window Weekly Exclusive: A Grieving Mother’s Quest to Find Justice for Her Daughter

In and of itself, the story of Nadia Kajouji is at once heart rending and tragic.  A lovely (and loving) 18 year old university student who through circumstances that are not important entered the dark world of suicide chat rooms and fell prey to a predator which I have come to call The Serial Suicide … Continue reading

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Being Fined for Illegal Acts All A Part of Doing Business in the Pharmaceutical Industry

No sooner does the news break that pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline deliberately withheld critical data which revealed that their diabetes drug Avandia significantly increased the risk of heart attacks amongst its largest users – senior citizens, today we received word that the company is paying $750 million to settle criminal and civil complaints linked to the … Continue reading

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Topiramate: A Jack Of All Trade Drug, But Effective Treatment For None?

As you already know, there is no shortage of newsworthy information that crosses my virtual (and even physical) desk on a daily basis.  When combined with my undeniably insatiable curiosity, this usually means that I could spend 25 hours a day and 8 days per week writing, or on the radio talking with a notable … Continue reading

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Where Do The Children Play: When the Greater Good of the State Takes Precedence Over the Best Interests of the Child

Kramer versus Kramer

Whether there are any child custody problems associated with the relocation of the witness or adult family members. It is the responsibility of the prosecutor or case agent to obtain the necessary court orders or affidavits concerning child custody. If the non-Program parent cannot be found, the case agent must submit an affidavit advising that … Continue reading

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50s and 60s Television: What Were We Thinking?

Dr. John T. BT_Banner

NOTE: Tune in to the on-demand broadcast of 50s and 60s Television: What Were We Thinking? with guest Dr. John Tantillo from Fox and the new Brand Talk Radio Show on WVOX Radio 1460 on your AM dial. A funny thing time . . . what was once accepted as being a normal part of … Continue reading

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The Face of Bullying in America: What To Do If Your Child Becomes The Target of a Bully

Bullying can take on many forms including physical, emotional and verbal elements where there is a real or perceived “imbalance of power with the more powerful individual or group,” abusing those who are “less powerful.” This can occur at multiple levels of societal interaction including the home, work or within entire neighborhoods.  It even occurs … Continue reading

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TD Bank’s Green Chair Dialogue First Indication of Mainstream Media’s Move to Conversational Marketing

In a bellwether move that may finally signify the fact that mainstream media such as television have finally grasped the conversational marketing concept that is the hallmark of the social media world, last evening’s commercial in which the “famous” TD Green Chair was occupied by one of the producers of the show CSI talking about … Continue reading

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Keeping Pace With Wall Street: Taking The Fight To The Market!

“Wall Street’s winning ways continue, with the Dow, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq coming off their highest closes since May 13.” Peter Schacknow, Senior Producer, CNBC Breaking News Desk Wow, thank you Peter Schacknow for this delightful news which benefits exactly who . . . Certainly not the majority of the people who took … Continue reading

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Write the perfect caption and win a guest author Entertainment Book Bundle!

“Pierce made his mistakes early on in life”

NOTE: The Write The Perfect Caption Contest Winner Announced! Well there was certainly no shortage of funny, whimsical and  entertaining submissions in our Write The Perfect Caption contest, in which I asked our audience to put words to a picture of our son’s interesting adventures in potty training. After reading and re-reading and . . … Continue reading

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