MEDIA MATTERS

Hurricane Irma Exposes Cable News Networks

CNN and other cable news networks found that the worst Hurricane Irma devastation was not in Florida but in a worse place: their credibility.  After convincing the nation that Irma would devour the entire state of Florida, the hurricane fizzled in the Caribbean and left the hysterical media red-faced.  [More] 

IN THE TOILET

Houston Mayor Orders Residents to Flush More

In an executive order that conflicts with conventional wisdom and modern environmental ethics, Houston Mayor orders residents to flush their toilets more to help clear out floodwaters.  [More]

 

RIDE SHARING

The Top Ten Complaints About Uber and Lyft

With more and more people relying on so-called ride sharing provided by powerhouses Uber and Lyft, not all is perfect in the world.  The LBT's resident curmudgeon Charles C. Schultz sounds off on his top ten complaints.  [More]

RIGHTIST TRUMP

The Expert: Rumored Autistic Barron Trump Shakes D.C. To Its Core

Barron Trump, the 11-year-old son of the president, arrived in D.C. wearing a now famous T-shirt bearing the message “The Expert.”  D.C. watchers claim that this message was not a mere accident.  Barron may be bringing a powerful, far-right influence into the West Wing.  [More]

 

FAT CHICKS

Katzenberg: How to Ask Your Girlfriend to Lose Weight

What to do when your once svelt, or at least somewhat porportionate, princess turns into a water buffalo?  Do you have to live with the agony of dating a fat chick or can you force the issue?  Let's ask the good Dr. Katzenberg.  [More]

RIDE SHARING

Schultz Ranks His Top Ten Complaints About Uber and Lyft

With more and more people relying on so-called ride sharing provided by powerhouses Uber and Lyft, not all is perfect in the world.  The LBT's resident curmudgeon Charles C. Schultz sounds off on his top ten complaints.  [More]

TRAVEL: LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas? Don't Even Go There

The LBT visits Las Vegas.  If picking up girls at nightclubs is not your reason to go there, then here is why you should think twice about going.  [More] 
MUSLIM OUTREACH

President Obama: I Will Reach Muslim Youth To Prevent Alienation

Special guest columnist Pres. Barack Obama describes his plan to bring young Muslims into the mainstream of society so that they no longer feel alienated.  If we can do more to reach young Muslims, we can stop terrorism according to the president.  [More]

COVETING THY NEIGHBOR

Schultz: Gay Men Should Not Use Locker Rooms With Straight Men

The LBT's own Charles C. Schultz argues that gay men should voluntarily abstain from using locker rooms used by straight men.  He makes his case despite the political and social fallout that he will suffer.  [More]

LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Addressing Dumpy Mom Girlfried, Sexy Teen Daughter Syndrome

I am a healthy 46-year-old male currently in a relationship with a 42-year-old mother of a 17-year-old daughter.  We have been living together for the past six months.   During the last two months I have sensed an awkward sexual tension between myself and the daughter.  [More]

LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Katzenberg Advises: Never Stop Looking For Mr. Right

A reader asks: I have been holding out for Mr. Right but lately I am getting worried I will never find him.  I’m starting to think that maybe I should settle.  In my 20s, I was busy partying and dating guys I could not see myself with long-term.  In my 30s, I met a lot of “nice guys” that seemed like they might have been good partners, but they just didn’t do it for me....  [More]

LABOR POLICY

Showdown! Robots Versus Latino Workers: Which Is Better For America?

Two seemingly unstoppable forces gather steam in these United States.  They are on a collision course.  Advances in computing and robotics are reaching a point where robots may soon perform many of the tasks that previously only could be performed by humans.  At the same time, U.S. welcomes an unprecedented number of unskilled and impoverished Latino laborers[More]

IMMIGRATION/DIVERSITY

Ten Lessons For Latino Workers In The U.S.

With millions of new entrants from Central America looking for a better life, The LBT columnist Charles M. Schultz provides 10 tips for better workers.[More]

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