Move over, Paula Deen – latest pariah emerges

by John Rocker -- Remember the book "1984"? Remember the "two-minutes hate"? In George Orwell's dystopian novel, "two-minutes hate" is a period of time set aside each day where party members living more…

How Jesse Jackson agrees with Zimmerman

by John Rocker -- "There is nothing more painful for me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start to think about robbery more…

Media hatred for white-Hispanics

by John Rocker -- Last week, some comments I made on a local radio show out of Cleveland became national news. For a two-day span, if you were paying attention to any more…

Media's lynching of George Zimmerman

by John Rocker -- At the same time the live roasting of Paula Deen continues unabated, the state of Florida's star witness in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman has provided more…

In defense of 'stop and frisk' policing

by John Rocker -- Let's talk about New York City. Contrary to popular belief, it's a city that I love to visit. Some of my favorite memories as both a Major League more…

Turn NSA loose on illegal-alien problem

by John Rocker -- It seems my old Atlanta Braves teammate Chipper Jones has made the mistake of violating the most important rule in contemporary American life. Don't publicly voice an opinion more…

'42' vs. MLB's PC idiocy

by John Rocker -- Going to see a movie at the theater isn't something I enjoy doing. In an age where you can re-create a movie-theater experience in your own living room more…

My 2-word love note to the IRS

by John Rocker -- Death and taxes. Two certainties in life. Right? A few years ago, the privilege of paying taxes earned me – much to the consternation of my accountant – more…

A tale of 2 Sports Illustrated profiles

by John Rocker -- It's amazing to consider the different public reaction to two Sports Illustrated stories, separated by a mere 14 years. Jason Collins' announcement of his sexuality caused a media more…