Jeremy Truitt

An attempt to understand the world of current events, finance and the economy on a level that allows me to teach it. I'm a journalist. Oh and the occasional post about family, life and kids!

A Difficult Story To Tell: Sexual Assault

Originally posted on misslisted:
Recently I participated in a brief exchange on Facebook on the topic of sexual assault.  The person who initiated the discussion was upset by the comments following an article…

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Debt: Basically A Zombie Apocalypse. RUUUUUUNNNN!!!

Full disclosure: This post is based on a blog I read at losingmycents.com. The following is my work built from that. We all know the show The Walking Dead, right? … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Switching From iPhone to Android…It Only Lasted 4 Days

Every person I know had the same reaction: “You did what?” I was eligible to upgrade from my iPhone 4S this past Sunday. I casually strolled into the Verizon Wireless … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

When Our Heroes Fall: Lance Armstrong

I used to wear the signature yellow LIVESTRONG bracelet (it finally wore out). To some, it signifies cancer survival. To some, it signifies perseverence. To me, it still signifies a … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Creating Memories…The Brain Ninja Way!

It must be an inherent boy thing: Dirt, fish, fire, farting, hiking and spitting. If not then we must’ve done something wrong last weekend. I took the kiddos down to … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

POLITICS! Where Compromise is a Four Letter Word

  Is it election season in America? Oh yeah the countless political ads wouldn’t let me forget. With that come countless articles, advertisements, blogs, analyses and dinner-table arguments (aren’t those … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

McDonald’s Should Open Vegetarian Restaurants

Originally posted on Journalism Jargon:
English: The mdonalds logo from the late 90s (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Krista Brooks Published September 5, 2012 – The Daily 49er http://www.daily49er.com/opinion/mcdonald-s-should-consider-a-vegetarian-menu-in-america-1.2757314#.UGpm_U3A-Gk McDonald’s Corp.…

October 3, 2012 · 7 Comments