Author: Hipolito

Blindspotting – Arthur’s Perspective

By Arthur Fishel III ‘Blindspotting’ thrusts head first into the divided streets of the Oakland. On one side, the everyday multicultural ‘town’ residents whose lower to working class environment is as diverse as it is authentic; on the other side we see the up and coming new money gentrified transplants whose authenticity is merely a façade to be appear truly local on their terms. This is something which any home grown urbanite can see in their own city to one degree or another. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9-HBqVbtTo The story follows Collin, (Daveed Diggs) a convicted felon on his last days of probation,...

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Barney Fife Is In Charge And Its Not Funny.

By Hipolito Navarrete, Managing Editor/Publisher Barney Fife is in charge and it’s not funny. To whoever has watched “The Andy Griffith Show,” you know that Barney (Don Knotts) is the deluded cousin the sheriff and was given the job just because of that. He is only allowed one bullet because of Barney’s lack of judgment and intelligence. He follows his emotions and thinks very little of the consequences for others. I am not just referring to the president, but to all folks that are administering for this administration. They seem bent on being right rather than being moral. Sheriff...

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Father’s Day 2018 – Awaken and Act

By, Hipolito Navarrete, Managing Editor/Publisher Fathers are obviously very important in the life of their children, many of them are lost without them, and although they can also become the anti-hero of many youth, they may be the healthy obstacles a youth has as they make decisions that they don’t understand consequences of. Those decisions whose consequences are much more detrimental than a young and inexperienced mind can imagine need the buffer a father can provide. A healthy father can mitigate the consequences of the choices an inexperience youth will make, even as we get older. A caring father...

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The Administration Claims That The Bible and Constitution Encourages Them To Commit Evil.

By, Hipolito Navarrete, Managing Editor/Publisher Religion and the law conspire to create more opportunity for the Trump administration to bully and denigrate children and victims of circumstance. All of the people that have come to this country at some point and time were victims of circumstance created by other people looking to benefit regardless of the cost. At its inception, some decided that this country should be taken from those that originally inhabited it and appropriate its land for commercial use for the benefit of their families. Their fear used hate as a propellant to accept and eventually enjoy...

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Mr. Bourdain Was a Hero Because He Was Open About His Flaws.

By Hipolito Munoz, Managing Editor/Publisher It is dangerous to try and understand why Anthony Bourdain committed suicide, especially because many felt that he had everything to live for and yet he is gone. As in other celebrity tragedies, his apparent suicide brought out those that exploit these terrible moments to promote “life lessons” that have no place in these moments of grief. What we know is that there are people in our immediate circles suffering and somehow we are missing the signs, because we don’t know how to approach grief with compassion. We are encouraged to try and fix...

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