Abdul At Large

If you're a Donald Trump supporter I have good news and bad news for you. The bad news is that I think Hillary Clinton won the first debate. The good news is that you have two more debates to go. I think Clinton showed she could master a lot of facts and more importantly she...
The greatest thing about America is that we are free to speak our minds. I bring this up because of recent controversies regarding athletes who chose to protest unjustified police action shootings of unarmed black men by either kneeling during the national anthem before sporting...
I just spent the last couple days with Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson. He was in Indiana at Purdue University on Tuesday evening and I moderated a discussion with him at the Detroit Economic Club on Wednesday. After spending that much time with him one on one, I...
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the greatest science fiction television show ever made, Star Trek. I've seen every episode, every incarnation and every film. And along the way, I've picked up a few pieces of advice that have served me well so I thought I'd share them...
Crime rates are going up and the city’s murder rate is on track to be the highest it has ever been. IMPD continues to stress cooperation with the community to help solve crimes, but where is our community now and where does the city go from here? I sat down with Rev. Charles...
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Imagine that there’s some stuff going on in your community, say a project or development, and you’re not crazy about it. You go to your city or county board and decide to remonstrate and speak out against the project—next thing you know, you’re being...
Photo courtesy of Getty Images. With the presidential campaign underway, a lot of people are wondering what kind of impact each candidate could have on markets, retirement, and investment portfolios. To figure out what we can expect in the near future, I recruited my good friend...
Indianapolis is on track for a record breaking year when it comes to murders. According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, there have been 97 murders so far this year.* That’s literally a murder every 2.5 days. And if things stay at this rate, Indy is looking at...
It is the day after Labor Day, which means that we have reached the final stretch of campaign season. Political campaigns have kicked into full gear and normal folks are turning their attention toward Election Day, making it the perfect time for a conversation with Eric Berman,...