Michael

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OPINION - There are plenty who miss the satire, social and political commentary, and other instances of the kind of acute humor found in shows like 'The Boondocks' and 'Chappelle's Show'...
OPINION - Most polls have Obama leading Romney on likability by a wide margin, so if there's any politician to benefit from mudslinging, it won't be Willard...
OPINION - As people work to see Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, brought to justice, a few are starting to wonder aloud whether or not a symbolic and well-meaning gesture has gone too far...

OPINION - Perhaps it's in the best interest of President Obama's campaign to prep some of its celebrity supporters the way they do with other surrogates...
OPINION - To this day, many still don't get it and ask, 'How could she have married him?' The answer is as clear then as it is now: Because she wanted to...
OPINION - One wonders why a person paid to offer analysis on the current political and social climate would even tempt fate with that kind of tweet, especially at a time when anti-gay violence has become a pervasive trend...

OPINION - Much like the audaciously asinine theory that our Hawaiian-born president was actually born in Kenya and somehow tricked his way to the highest office in the land, there's been this lingering fable that Beyoncé faked her entire pregnancy...
OPINION - As educators across the country continue to scramble to answer this question and improve the learning experience of schoolchildren, one Florida-based literacy company has offered a suggestion: Look to Lil' Wayne and Nicki Minaj...
OPINION - It's easy to understand why Maya Angelou is upset with Common for using the n-word on a track containing her vocals...

OPINION - No offense to Christen and Sobisky's joy to the jellyfish flick, but it's easy to understand that point of view. No one would be talking about this movie if not for Paris' involvement...
OPINION - Perhaps Perry was too busy digging Texas into an even bigger ditch to notice at the time, but the 'otherizing' of Barack Obama already failed in 2008...
OPINION - We're a little more than year away from the 2012 presidential election and already many are starting to express fatigue...
OPINION - Though Cain is still considered a 'frontrunner' in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, there's a new snafu that might alienate the very bloc of the party that has helped him rise to prominence...
OPINION - Herman Cain offers a black face to mainly white-held beliefs about the state of race in this country...
OPINION - Herman Cain might not now a lot the Middle East or even remember some of his own policies, but he seems to well prepared on how to capitalize on his 15 minutes of fame...
OPINION - I'm not arguing that the South is more racist than any other part of the country, but there are arguably varying levels on how 'comfortable' people are with outright expressions of racism...
OPINION - While it is clear that for many the use of the n-word will never be justifiable, it is hard to believe that if its usage magically stopped...
OPINION - The cases couldn't be any more different yet each has reignited a debate over the death penalty...
OPINION - Under their plan, Pennsylvania would abandon its winner-take-all system in favor of awarding electoral votes by congressional district...
OPINION - This week 'Maury', tabloid-themed talk show hosted by the once serious news anchor Maury Povich celebrates its 20th anniversary. It's certainly been an interesting two decades to say the least...