Justin Bieber is a punk. We’ve known that for a while, but the media goes out of their way to make sure we don’t forget it. The latest video to surface is a recording of Bieber’s deposition in which he responded to questions rudely. It quickly hopped to the top of Facebook’s trending tab, with tons of comments pointing out his outrageous arrogance. Continue reading Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Celebrity news
When the court ruled George Zimmerman not guilty, Facebook exploded into a mess of posts saying that our justice system is broken or that the court was right. I was okay with the ruling, as I felt the court made the only decision they could make given the evidence at hand. While I disagree fundamentally with Florida’s ridiculous “Stand Your Ground” law, I acknowledge that it is in place and must be factored into the decision.
I can’t be so sure I like Zimmerman though, given his more recent string of idiotic mistakes.
On Feb. 26, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking back from 7-Eleven to his father’s girlfriend’s house in Sanford, Fla. He caught the attention of 28-year-old George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain. Zimmerman called 911, saying Martin looked “suspicious,” like he was “up to no good” and that he was “on drugs or something.” Dispatchers told Zimmerman not to take any action and that they were on the way. Continue reading Focus on the case, not their race