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…

I'd rather profile than cower in fear

by John Rocker -- Let me start out this piece by extolling my sincerest condolences to the victims and families affected by the Boston Marathon bombers. 

It's now been a fortnight, and more…

'Gang of 8' gives middle finger to Americans

by John Rocker -- The good old "Gang of Eight," those Republican and Democrat senators who have declared war on the American taxpayer, are hoping this is the week an immigration bill more…

America needs more mall cops like this

by John Rocker -- Over the past few months, my e-mail inbox has been filled with the same viral video. Sent by friends, obviously shared many times over, the video depicts a more…

What 'CPAC' really stands for

by John Rocker -- For most hardworking Americans who faithfully vote Republican every election cycle, the GOP-Beltway establishment Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an event they don't pay attention to at more…

If America were a healthy nation

by John Rocker -- A tip of the ball cap is due in the direction of the junior senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul, for his courageous filibuster last week during debate of more…

We owe illegals an apology?

by John Rocker -- You ever read something so stupid, you weren't immediately sure if it was supposed to be hyperbole? Harry Binswanger, an acolyte of Ayn Rand and Objectivism, just published more…

The state religion: White guilt

by John Rocker -- Just a warning: If you are looking for something lighthearted, go YouTube one of the Oscar winner's acceptance speeches and X out of this window immediately.

 A disturbing more…