Line-up of upcoming projects, pursuits and pieces

Reprising my helm of online blogging, I have returned with a vengeance. National issues, foreign relations/policy, civil unrest, reform, cyber security, NSA scrutiny, TSA condemnation  and much more are topics which will be appearing routinely in articles posted on Accentuate the negative. Hitherto onward the following are submissions bound for publication within coming months: Technology vs. humanity {social, … Continue reading

Dirty Laundry

WARNING! The following article contains graphic images and literary descriptions and is meant to be read by mature audiences only. For your own psychological safety please leave this post if you are under the age of 19. *PSYCHOLOGICAL WARNING!* Glee’s co-star Heather Morris dawns a black eye Clearly TMZ feeds off of gossip and misfortune … Continue reading

Teen cuffed for burping in class NM

By Jeri Clausing | AP – Thursday Dec 1 2011 [ii] ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 13-year-old was handcuffed and hauled off to a juvenile detention for burping in class, according to a lawsuit filed against an Albuquerque school principal, a teacher and school police officer. The boy was transported without his parents being notified … Continue reading

News Corp. Phone-Hacking Whistleblower Found Dead

Sean Hoare, the former News of the World showbusiness reporter who was the first named journalist to allege that Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff, has been found dead . Hoare, who worked on the Sun and the News of the World with Coulson before being dismissed for drink and drugs … Continue reading

FBI Expands Power

“FBI expands agents’ investigative powers in revised manual” by Charlie Savage New York Times “Washington – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is giving significant new powers to its roughly 14,000 agents – allowing them more leeway to search databases, go through household trash or use surveillance teams to scrutinize the lives of people who attracted … Continue reading

Judgment day

My friend called and said a doomsday prediction has taken media by storm and has likely caused most people to become mildly panicked. Community and state established clergy members have begun preaching, “judgment day May 21st 2011 6 p.m., which has sweep up America. A relative MSNBC article originally seen on yahoo!  mentions “non-believers” planning rapture … Continue reading

Eye of the apple

As part of a new journalism segment, I will cover the ins and outs of corporate America. In the latest news Microsoft’s new i-phones have been reported to collect data, sensitive or privy information about its’ users and their locations. Software and unspoken policy which would outright infringe on basic rights to privacy and voluntary … Continue reading

Human testing no secret Early this morning I found an article about federal doctors testing on the disabled, ill and incarcerated, a practice spanning eighty years, though I suspect it to have been longer. A public apology hardly compensates for theses atrocities. Not to disconnect the countless deaths directly linked to experimentation. The process attests to the cruelty and indifference … Continue reading

Collegiate Education Overpriced

In the next month I will be writing a piece about an age old question: Can you out a price on education? Most people would say yes, but I disagree. Surely tuition would answer this ancient query, but from prehistoric times up to the 1940’s in America equal opportunity was the way of the world. … Continue reading

Borders Bankrupt!

According to my front line correspondent, the Nation-wide bookstore chain Barnes & Noble has bought out their long standing competition Borders. As of today a major sale will likely ensue, for literature lovers and bargain hunters, an opportunity not worth passing up. I hate to advertise, but personally I plan on going to the sales … Continue reading