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What Needs to GO, in America, and Greater Rochester

At least these French idiots weren't nominated for any Oscars last night.
What Needs to GO, in America, and Greater Rochester
Monday, March 3, 2014  Rochester, NY -  Warning:  This article may offend you!  Additional warning:  It may be mostly tongue-in-cheek.  Proceed if you dare! Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot - 1 opinion posted

Why the Canadian Football League is More Entertaining than is the NFL

Toronto Argo's vs. Montreal Alouettes: Passing is everything in the CFL (photo: Montreal Gazette)
Why the Canadian Football League is More Entertaining than is the NFL
Saturday, February 22, 2014  Rochester, NY -  I love the New York Giants.  My Dad was such a big fan--as was his Dad--I believe I really had no choice in the matter but to become a Giants fan.  You see, it's probably in my DNA.  But what pro football league do I like best?  No contest:  The Canadian Football League (CFL).  I know it's treasonous to admit this, and perhaps I'll be deported to the next Hamilton Tiger Cats game, but if you love pro football, read on. Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot

What is the Purpose of Prison?
What is the Purpose of Prison?
Wednesday, February 19, 2014  A recent proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo to promote college degrees among New York’s incarcerated population drew immediate and harsh rebukes from the world of social media. While not an objective measure of public sentiment, it does suggest that there is a deep resistance to investing in people who are incarcerated. This begs the question: why do we lock people up – and why do Americans generally lock up so many more people than any other people on earth?  Read More ...
Aaron E. Wicks - 1 opinion posted

In Defense of Jerry Seinfeld and Non-PC Humor

Jerry Seinfeld: Recently on CNN, Seinfeld had the audacity to suggest that he has the right to invite on his web series any comic he finds funny (photo: Wikipedia).
In Defense of Jerry Seinfeld and Non-PC Humor
Saturday, February 15, 2014  Rochester, NY -  Should comedian Jerry Seinfeld be allowed to pick any comic he wants to appear on his web series, irrespective of race, ethnicity or gender?  I've already made up my mind:  You decide. Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot