Raised in the south, I joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of seventeen and spent the next eight years seeing the world. After my enlistment was finished I attended college and graduated to work in the Biotechnology sector.
I have struggled against many things in my life including childhood sexual abuse and somehow I found a way to survive. Writing is my passion and it keeps me in touch with the wealth everyone holds deep inside their hearts and minds.
I am married with two beautiful children, and they have made my life complete. I have written all my life and enjoy creating lyrics as well as novels. I enjoy spending time with my children and teaching them about music, art, nature and the value of family.
Opinion, analysis, and musings on politics, pop culture, reinvention, and the resultant flotsam and jetsam floating around the right-of-center quadrant of the Left Coast.
The trifecta of IRS, Benghazi, and AP/Rosen email scandals are shrinking the credibility of the President.
Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti, L.A. Mayoral candidates revealed diametric leadership styles and sought to change minds in Black L.A.
Did Wednesday's Benghazi hearings reveal incompetence or cover up? Maybe a combination of both.
Voters phoned it in for the L.A. mayor primary. Would charismatic candidates have made a difference? Will its lack affect turnout on May 21?
Consummate traveler Todd DeFeo explores the unique stories that make destinations worth going to.
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Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.
Published 5:02 p.m. May 1, 2013
Bonnie Armijo, a survivor of the American Magdalene Laundries, continues the fight for justice
Published 7:01 p.m. March 1, 2013
Some Guardian Ad Litem's favor abusive and unnecessary billing over what is best for the child.
Published 4:51 p.m. February 28, 2013
Max’s Tour Through the Courts With A Guardian Ad Oligarchia
Published 10:20 p.m. February 9, 2013
Diana O'Hara, a survivor of the Magdalene Laundries, describes the horror inflicted on tens of thousands of young girls.
Published 9:22 a.m. February 7, 2013
Singer Sinead O'Connor reveals her imprisionment and abuse in Church and State sanctioned Magdalene Laundry
Published 12:02 p.m. December 31, 2012
In the twisted mind of a pedophile, the chaos from a natural disaster is the perfect environment to hunt for victims.
Published 12:38 p.m. December 13, 2012
On December 14 at 8:00PM we can all join together to stand against this evil that steals our children.
Published 11:14 a.m. November 8, 2012
My stepfather used threats against my mother to gain my complete surrender to him and his pedophile sex trafficking ring.
Published 11:06 a.m. November 8, 2012
Suicide seemed the only escape from from the pedophile ring that trafficked me.
Published 10:35 a.m. October 17, 2012
Amanda Todd was only one month away from her sixteenth birthday when she took her own life, thanks to relentless bullying, cyber stalking.
Published 12:16 p.m. September 29, 2012
Alcoholism is a disease whose reach extends beyond the afflicted to their loved ones, and beyond their loved ones into every part of society
Published 1:09 p.m. September 22, 2012
Was Madeleine McCann kidnapped and trafficked?
Published 1:32 p.m. August 22, 2012
Join me in the search for missing and exploited children and help to rescue them before it is too late.
Published 1:02 p.m. August 1, 2012
The mind of James Eagen Holmes is a dark abyss that is a mystery to all of us including Holmes himself.
Published 4:20 p.m. July 28, 2012
Penn State has the choice of becoming a beacon of change in the fight against child abuse or it can stick its head back in the sand until the NCAA penalty expires and the next Jerry Sandusky is found among its ranks.