“You’re Fired!” says the Internet | USDemocrazy

  We've all heard the familiar story - disgruntled employee insults boss on Facebook, boss finds out, employee gets the boot.     In our modern-day age of oversharing, many flock to Facebook or other social media we...

A Scandalous Year | USDemocrazy

    Boy, what a ride it's been. Today, we celebrate the New England Patriots' 28-24 comeback victory  over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It's a high-note to a scandal-ridden season that the NFL migh...

Do You Call This Justice? | USDemocrazy

Freedom has a price and for Marissa Alexander that price is $11,000. And her "freedom" was two years of house arrest.  In 2010 Ms. Alexander fired warning shots into the air when she (and her nine day old daughter) were t...

First 2 Years Free? | USDemocrazy

How would you feel if the first two years of your college education were tuition free? You'd probably be pretty chipper. For the country though, such a big move won't be cheap. Somebody's gotta pay. President Obama announ...

The Not-So-Measly Problem With Measles | USDemocrazy

It has been exactly a year since USDemocrazy published this  article on the uptick of infectious diseases in the United States. It looks like things remain unhappy... even The Happiest Place on Earth has been afffe...

Compassion-net | USDemocrazy

Sometimes, it pays to talk. An articulate young New Yorker by the name of Vidal learned this last month when he made big bucks after speaking to the photographer from the immensely popular " Humans of New York " photo blog. Th...

Is Political Correctness Stifling Creativity? | USDemocrazy

Photo c/o  The Nib Writer and Journalist Jonathan Chait thinks the police are out of control... the language police that is. He sets out to police the word cops in a recent article  "how the language p...

When Greece Gets Slippery | USDemocrazy

  We are all familiar with the game of Dominoes. In this board game one small piece can have a knock on effect. When one falls, scores of others can fall with it. Today many fear the little country of Greece may be such a...

A Bibi BooBoo? | USDemocrazy

  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi"Netanyahu is no stranger to criticism and outcry. But even the testy Netanyahu may have gone a step too far this time. The Israeli prime minister recently announced his intent...

Good News for Serial Fans! | USDemocrazy

If you were like any of the millions of listeners who tuned into the weekly podcast Serial, you probably heard of the recent news- Adnan Syed will be allowed to appeal his conviction.  Brief background for those of you who ...