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John Danz Jr


John Danz Jr is a serious writer with a penchant for poetry and building a foundation in every form of writing. He is motivated by a never-ending thirst for informed knowledge and the feeling of accomplishment that comes with every completed poem or story.

A drummer drawn to classic and modern rock/metal music, John is deeply interested in meteorology, psychology, sociology and philosophy. Weather has always fascinated him, he wants to know why people do what they do, understand the cultures of the world, reflect on great minds and gain a better understanding of this world and our place in it.

Ashley Judd and Lawmakers Support International Violence Against Women Bill

I recently was a participant in a conference call regarding the International Violence Against Women act, which is sponsored by 53 congressmen and is backed by womenthrive.org.

The Tea Party Movement Reaches a New Low

Detractors of the proposed health care bill stood outside the Capitol Saturday doing their usual protest. However, this movement reached a climax of idiocy.

Texas Schools are Depriving Students of Quality Education

For starters, they are removing Thomas Jefferson from textbooks and replacing him with... JOHN CALVIN. The influential right-wing religious leader is being chosen over the writer of our Declaration of Independence.

Big Pharma Pushes Biologic Drugs, Stifling Affordable Generics

Biotechnology drugs, or 'biologics,' are drugs made from living matter, as opposed to chemicals. These drugs currently make up about 20 percent of the pharmaceutical market, but are predicted to make up half in 2015. They are regarded at the futur

WWE Superstar John Cena: Enduring Illogical Criticism

John Cena is one of the most picked on and defamed WWE Superstars of our time. The main point that his detractors use against him is his repetitious 'Five Moves of Doom' routine.

Roy Ashburn, Gay Hypocrite, Must Be Forced Out of Office

Politicians of both sides of the spectrum carry the stigma of being self-serving liars - but how is being gay and voting against gay rights self-serving? I think it's just stunningly moronic.

Earthquake Impacts Turkey, 51 Confirmed Dead

There has been another deadly earthquake to add to the growing list, this time in Turkey. A magnitude 5.8 tremor hit southeastern Turkey early this morning, so far killing 51 people and injuring 71. Aftershocks of up to magnitude 5.5 would follow

The 2010 Oscars – Most Pirated ‘Best Picture’ Nominees

BitTorrents have become increasingly popular over the last decade. With the Oscars fast approaching, one site did a little research to find the most frequently pirated movies in the Best Picture list.

Internet Explorer 6 Gets a Proper Funeral

Internet Explorer 6 - R.I.P. Google's decision to phase out the usage of their apps on IE6 prompted Aten Design Group, a design firm in Denver, Colorado, to hold a parody 'funeral' for the antiquated web browser.

Karl Rove Tells the Same Lies in New Book, Defends Bush

Karl Rove, long known as George W. Bush's puppet master, has a new book coming out entitled 'Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight.'

2009 Economic Report Released – Get Your Alcohol Ready

Do you all want a good, heartwarming news story? Then don't look at the newly released 2009 Financial Report Of The U.S. Government.

The McStays Need to McStay Out of the News

Why does America act so surprised that a family of four just vanishes into thin air? I'm not surprised in the least. I have this really stupid thing I do - it's called caring about news stories that actually amount to something and can get me

Gay Marriage Finally Becomes Legal in Washington D.C.

Gay marriage is now legal in Washington D.C. They now join Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont as the sixth place to allow same-sex unions.

California Racism Protests Are a Waste of Time, Energy and Logic

Hey, UC. Not everything is a racist act, OK? Do you want to know how I know that the noose planted wasn't an act of racism? Well, other than the public apology which stated it was an act of boredom.

102 Year Old Kansas Judge is Still Going Strong

Wesley Brown was appointed by JFK in 1962 and has served as a federal judge through 10 presidents. Born in 1907, he has seen the advent of radio, television and internet - he was born just two months after the first musical radio broadcast.

Barack Obama Smokes – Prepare Yourselves, Republicans!

Now, I'm going to get this out of the way before Republicans have a field day, that way those that read this story (or already know he smokes) won't be surprised when the GOP blows this trivial story out of proportion: BARACK OBAMA SMOKES CIGAR

The Hawaii ‘Tsunami’ Was a Lame Media Scheme

A magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit near Chile and brought insurmountable death and destruction to the nation. However, what was 'supposed' to have spawned off of the massive quake was scrutinized heavily today - the tsunami.

Breaking News: Teacher Fatally Shot Outside of School

In the latest of a string of public shootings, KIRO 7 News reports that a teacher has been fatally shot at a Tacoma, Washington elementary school.

Petulant Sen. Jim Bunning Blocks Bill for Missing a Game

However, the real story here isn't the fact that Bunning is blocking the bill because he doesn't want the cost to add to our deficit. Bunning, the lone purveyor of obstruction to this bill, reportedly complained that the big bad Democrats ambush

Andrew Koenig Killed Himself?

The father of Andrew Koenig said the man killed himself. Koenig's body was found in a Vancouver park after disappearing without a trace on Feb. 14.