Kony 2012

Joseph Kony is one of the world’s worst criminals.  He is the leader of the Ugandan militant group called the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) that seeks to purify the Acholi people into a theocracy. He is fueled by extreme, syncretic, psuedo-Christian ideology and in the name of his “religion,” and his hunger for power, he…

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

I am not a great cake baker.  In fact, I am a terrible cake baker, but this cake makes even me look good.  This recipe comes from Gourmet and in fact it is the most reviewed recipe on Epicurious.  It is a perfect, moist, dark chocolate cake that is not too dense.  I made it with…

Say NO to the Overuse of Antibiotics in Animal Feed!

Did you know that 80% of the antibiotics made are used in livestock feed? Conventional feedlot animals are given antibiotics every day of their lives, primarily to enhance growth. This encourages the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This misguided practice has created a global threat to human health. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking…