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Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim

20 January 2015

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“Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam.” (source) “The English translation is not as eloquent as the original Arabic, but let me quote from the Koran, itself: ‘In the […]

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WestJet Ad Shows Inspiring Act of Kindess

19 January 2015

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Companies are increasingly utilizing their marketing and advertising reach for good, by creating ad campaigns that inspire with a secondary mention of the company or product — almost like a sponsor. Below is a video from WestJet. Like this:Like Loading…

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Google Promotes “The Interview” Movie and Tobacco to Under-Age Viewers While Offending Billions of People — Gets Kicked Out of China

30 December 2014

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rates movies based on a variety of criteria and determines an acceptable viewing audience. According to FilmRatings.com (the MPAA rating site), The Interview, featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is rated as ‘R’ due to “pervasive language, crude and sexual humor, nudity, some drug use and bloody violence.” Due to […]

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Reflections on Being Too Immersed in Technology (Video)

28 December 2014

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An important public service announcement about our reliance on technology and the impact of being too immersed in social networks rather than interacting with people in the real world. Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and other social network systems offer more ways than ever for us to stay connected, yet it helps to be reminded about the […]

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The World is Coming to an End (Video) – Inspiring Message of Hope

28 December 2014

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A message about what’s broken in the world and how we might fix it. Like this:Like Loading…

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The Value of a Community College Education

13 December 2014

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Abstract This study provides one of the first estimates of the returns to different types of community college credentials—short-term certificates, long-term certificates, and associate degrees—across different fields of study. We exploit a rich data set that includes matched, longitudinal college transcripts and Unemployment Insurance records for students who entered a Washington State community college in […]

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Soft Drink Companies Join Alcohol and Tobacco Industry

10 December 2014

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Manufacturers of tobacco and alcohol products have been blamed by society (and courts) for profiting form products that harm our health and cause injury. As a result, they’ve paid millions in reparations, and been significantly regulated with regard to where their products can be advertised, where they can be sold, and who can consume them. This […]

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Dewar’s Live True Ad Campaign Features Social Action

9 December 2014

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Below are some videos from the Dewar’s Live True ad campaign. These are examples of how advertising can inspire and inform while focusing on positive values and virtues, rather than directly promoting sales of a product. Like this:Like Loading…

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The Golden Rule Expressed Throughout Many Religions

22 August 2014

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Scarboro Missions has developed this poster to illustrate the Golden Rule as expressed throughout many different world religions. This speaks to the importance of the Golden Rule principle, and also provides one example of many parallel teachings found throughout various religions. Click here or the image below for a larger view. Like this:Like Loading…

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Bobby’s Pies – Helping the Johnson County Crisis Center

7 August 2014

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Here’s a great idea that’s fun and has a positive social impact — Make pies, eat pies, help people! Click here to visit Bobby’s Pies on Facebook. What other iras can you think of that could help raise money and awareness? Video Watch the video below to learn more. Like this:Like Loading…

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FIRST AID KIT – UNIVERSAL SOLDIER (BUFFY-SAINTE MARIE)

27 July 2014

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This protest song was written in the early sixties by Buffy Sainte-Marie. It’s about individual responsibility for war. We wanted to sing this song because, unfortunately, what Buffy sang about at her time is still is so true today and will probably be so for years to come. We changed the lyrics a bit to […]

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Politeness, Courtesy, Etiquette, and Thoughtfulness in Warfare

24 July 2014

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Summary The recent war between Israel and Palestine has brought up the topic of etiquette in warfare. This document is intended to offer an examination of wartime dialog. Advanced Warnings Leaflets during wartime were popularized in the 1940s and 1950s and used as a way to deliver a message over a wide geographic area. A humanitarian use […]

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Stop supporting militant Islamic Muslims! #IslamicReform #ProgressiveIslam #Islam

23 July 2014

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You probably didn’t realize it, but you are currently a supporter of radical Islam. You are a poster child of militant Muslims. Why? Because your lack of involvement in the positive reform and maturing of Islam is essentially a powerful vote supporting the more extremist and militant influences that are taking over the religion and Muslim community. Islam […]

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“Make Love, Not War” AXE PEACE (Video)

22 July 2014

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About This video was originally posted to YouTube on 14 January 2014. Details are below. * * * In a world filled with war, the greatest weapon is love. Make love, not war with new AXE Peace™. Help AXE Peace™ and Peace One Day spread peace, one kiss at a time. Share your #KissForPeace at […]

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Breaking News: Anti-Jewish Violent Riots and Flames in the Streets of Sarcelles, France

21 July 2014

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Introduction Over the past few decades, I’ve actively worked to combat racism and bigotry toward Jews, Muslims, blacks, gays, and various other targeted groups. My work has included increased personal/public efforts to support and defend Islam in the hours, days, weeks, and months following the 9/11 attacks. I’ve also defended Jews in federal court against […]

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Why you should support the Walgreens off-shore Switzerland relocation…

20 July 2014

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There’s been a lot of attention recently paid to Walgreens as a result of their current plan to consider shifting their company headquarters to Switzerland. The move would result in hundreds of millions of dollars a year that will no longer flow into the U.S. Treasury. Presumably some jobs will be shifted overseas. Here’s why […]

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Every Religion Protects Women. Protecting Women Is Religion (PSA Video from India)

20 July 2014

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Summary The video above represents a multi-faith collaboration and depicts young men of multiple religions coming together to defend a woman being harassed. The video was uploaded moments ago on YouTube. At the time of this writing, there were only three views. However, we predict it is about to go viral. Redefining Male Identity The message in the video […]

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Palestinian and Israeli Narratives of History and Conflict

14 July 2014

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Summary The following videos present various narratives and comments about the history of Palestine and Israel from differing perspectives. Some of the videos below would be considered dishonest propaganda by those who oppose whatever view is being presented. Some of these videos will likely contradict what you believe. Others will affirm what you believe. We’d […]

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