'Later' has finally arrived

by John Rocker -- Like the majority of people out there when it comes to certain issues, problems and concerns, all I need or generally want is just a simple explanation. Why more…

Leave the Mideast to its own barbarism

by John Rocker -- The term "Middle Eastern stability" is perhaps the greatest example of a three-word oxymoron within the English language, or any other language for that matter. Regardless of which more…

The definition of insanity

by John Rocker -- In this crazy, hectic world in which we reside, there are many circumstances, situations and behaviors that can be labeled "insane." This term can be used in one more…

The GOP's changing of the guard

by John Rocker -- What a complex dynamic it is that exists within a great leader. One that is truly blessed with the skills of potent leadership has the uncanny ability to more…

Will Americans be fooled, again?

by John Rocker -- Whether it's good old-fashioned sleight of hand, smoke and mirrors or just some basic switch-a-roo, being visually and sometimes mentally fooled can be quite entertaining and oftentimes downright more…

The soul of an American hero

by John Rocker -- Hero; he-ro (noun) 1. A remarkably brave person 2. Somebody who is greatly admired These are the literal meanings of the sometimes too flippantly used word, hero. Although more…

The fracturing of America

by John Rocker -- From past diatribes I think I can safely be described as someone who is unhappy with the direction our country is heading. Every time I open my "mouth" more…

Time to wake up, America!

by John Rocker -- It's time! The buzzer has sounded; the tip off has been had; the whistle has blown; and the lineup cards have been exchanged. Wake up, conservatives, the game more…

The myth of free speech

by John Rocker -- I would like to dedicate this column to Army Spc. Orlando Perez who was killed fighting for me in Baghdad, Iraq, on Feb. 24, 2008. Orlando – along more…

Things aren't really that bad

by John Rocker -- "The bubble-headed bleach blonde comes on at 5; she'll tell you about the plane crash with a gleam in her eyes." If you're like many Americans, you spend more…