Leroy Cleveland

Has COVID-19 left an irreversible change in how we work – or is teleworking just a post-pandemic trend?

Over the past 20 years, some employers started allowing mid to high-level staffers to work from home 1-2 days per week as a perk. However, since the pandemic hit in March 2020, working from home 3, 4 and even 5 days per week has become more...

What to do during a police traffic stop

This information might save your life... Yes, there are driver protocols upon being pulled over by police and it's critical to know your rights, their rights, and, most importantly, how not to escalate the situation. How to reduce risk to yourself After the officer has trailed...

Illegally streaming sports is trending, will pose problems in the future

Harris, in partnership with Sportico, recently conducted a poll to analyze Americans’ viewing habits in the sports world. Around 2,000 people, representing the following age groups, were surveyed:• Gen Z (ages 10 to 25)• Millennials (also known as Gen Y; ages 25 to 39)• Gen X (ages 40...

Cop pulls gun on passenger for no reason (Video)

Totally unnecessary. A routine traffic stop is escalated by a cop for no apparent reason. During a traffic stop, an unarmed Black man in the passenger seat with his hands up had a gun pointed at him with no explanation from the cop. Maybe the stop...

Stock market crash underway? This prediction is dire

Hedge fund investor Michael Burry, best known for being among the first investors to predict and profit from the subprime mortgage crisis that occurred between 2007 and 2010, suggested on Wednesday that “the mother of all (stock market) crashes" is already underway. Burry, who was made...

Jobs openings soar to a near-record high in July

Despite the Federal Reserve's attempts to slow the labor market, job openings in July remained at a near-record high while layoffs remained low, according to Labor Department data released Tuesday. On July 29, U.S. employers had about 11.2 million job vacancies, nearly twice the number of...

Dating trends: She’s not flirting, she’s being nice? No, it should NOT be easy for men to tell

Grr… Fellas, this used to drive me crazy – and still does to some extent. You meet an attractive woman who seems like she might be interested in getting to know you on a deeper level but you’re not quite sure. She’s super friendly, overly attentive,...

2020 U.S. Presidential Election result: No, it wasn’t COVID or the economy, stupid

It’s the economy, stupid — The popular political phrase was first coined by top-level Democrat consultant  James Carville in 1992. The cliché is repeated often in American political culture during election time and those who use it insist the state of the economy is the primary influencer of winners...

How rural states are over-represented in the U.S. Senate and presidential elections

Have you ever wondered why there are so many Republicans in the U.S. Senate when it seems like most Americans, in polls and surveys, are centrist or lean left of center? Currently, the upper chamber of Congress consists of 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and 2 left-leaning...

You should text before calling – Social trend

One of my friends called me last month out of the blue and it was the weirdest thing because it happened in the middle of the day during the workweek and was totally unexpected. I later learned he just wanted to say hi, but since we...