What makes Derek Jeter 1 of a kind

by John Rocker -- For whatever reason I just can't seem to get off of this "turning 40 thing." I'm not sure if I'm typical or perhaps more neurotic than the normal more…

What will your legacy be?

by John Rocker -- Although it is impossible to speak for everyone and to fully comprehend what intangible aspects all Americans and all human beings, for that matter, find important, there are more…

Water is not a human right

by John Rocker -- For the past few months, I've been detained on a project allowing me virtually zero Internet access. More to the point, I was away from home as well, more…

There's no free lunch –– or free water!

by John Rocker -- You remember the movie "Castaway"? Starring Tom Hanks and a volleyball named Wilson, the movie is about a FedEx employee who survives a plane crash and spends years more…

Either you have a border or you don't

by John Rocker -- All right, America, are you paying attention yet? Seriously? Are you paying attention? This isn't some Howard Finch moment from the 1976 movie "Network," where I'm going to more…

My commencement-speaker audition

by John Rocker -- Another spring is upon us – and just as the flowers, trees and plants are erupting into bloom after a long dormant winter eager to shower the world more…