'Deflategate' and clueless American media

by John Rocker -- Years ago, I heard the expression, "What the American public doesn't know is what makes them the American public." The more I experience in life, the more I more…

Chris Kyle: Protector, not predator

by John Rocker -- Considering the last few weeks he's had, you'd think Seth Rogen would appreciate the American military. After all, the Canadian who's made a career out of playing pasty more…

I'm ashamed to be an American

by John Rocker -- Everyone is familiar with the concept that oftentimes what you don't do speaks just as loudly as what you do. Unfortunately, time and time again it seems that more…

It's time to bench Boehner

by John Rocker -- If you could devote just a few moments to reading this column, then following the instructions at its conclusion, you'll have the opportunity to help bring change to more…

NYPD officers 'deserved it'?

by John Rocker -- What happened on Dec. 20, 2014, is the logical outcome of multiple years of vitriol – almost entirely based on an incomplete and incorrect understanding of events – more…

Melanin doesn't matter – family does

by John Rocker -- It was the summer of 2003, I was playing for the Tampa Bay Rays and was having some pretty significant arm problems, but the issues I was having more…

Left-wing incongruence

by John Rocker -- Early in my career as a professional athlete I maintained the simplistic approach that sport and competition were all about physical ability. He who was the biggest, fastest more…

Thanksgiving table talk: Get mad

by John Rocker -- The American people were awarded a pre-Thanksgiving gift in the guise of President Obama's unprecedented executive actions on immigration last week. Just in time to grace the Thanksgiving more…

Racial resentment: All Obama's got left

by John Rocker -- Those paying attention will recall that last week I wrote about the fact time's running out on the race card. Prior to that piece, I wrote that President more…