"Ready to Die" is a multifaceted masterpiece, but its driving force is Biggie's supplication for America to recognize a young black man wrought with the fear and rage of existing in a life rooted in continuing stagnation.
What were you doing 20 years ago this week? Well, if you were in the U.S. (and at least, let's say, 10 years old at the time), you were probably glued to the television, watching the most infamous car chase in history.
Steve Levy is picking up some support from New York and national Republicans, though bet on Rick Lazio to be the GOP nominee for NY governor, for no other reason than that we've seen this movie before -- in 1994.
The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.