Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.


Fox Television Host Laura Ingraham Sued by Former Assistant

For some 16 months, Karolina Wilson worked as a personal assistant to Fox television host Laura Ingraham. Wilson, writes The Washington Post, handled the celebrity anchor’s scheduling, checked and arranged her travel plans. She did what she could to make Ingraham’s life less hectic, down to sending e-mails and collaborating with household staff. The demands


Bitter Democrats Sue Trump Campaign, Russia, Claiming Conspiracy to Sabotage Hillary Clinton’s Candidacy

Late last week, the Democratic National Committee launched a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks organization, and Russian government. Alleging that the three actors collaborated to sabotage Hillary Clinton’s candidacy and skew the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump, the Committee is hoping to recoup some of its damages. Filed in federal


Freak Tragedy Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight Prompts New Concerns Over Engine Safety Checks

A fatal accident aboard a recent Southwest Airlines flight is forcing the federal government and manufacturers to reconsider inspection guidelines. Earlier in the week, New Mexico businesswoman and philanthropist Jennifer Riordan boarded an ordinary flight from LaGuardia International to Albuquerque. Less than twenty minutes in, an engine suddenly malfunctioned, exploding in midair. Debris blasted through




Accidental Injury Lawsuit Might Make a Reluctant David Copperfield Reveal the Secret Behind His Favorite Trick

A lawsuit against David Copperfield unraveled part of the magician’s code in court late Friday, the details explaining away one of the entertainer’s favorite illusions. Copperfield’s attorney, writes ABC7, explained the method in a hearing last week. The stupendously wealthy Copperfield – worth almost $1 billion – is being sued by Gavin Cox, who was


Chicago Settles, Gets Sanctioned in Police Shooting Lawsuit

The Chicago City Council is preparing to pay $2.3 million in response to a police shooting lawsuit which led to the resignation of a Law Department supervisor and the suspension of two deputies. The settlement, writes the Chicago Tribune, was reached in January. Only yesterday was the exact dollar amount made public, pending approval from


Trump Fumes After Personal Attorney Michael Cohen is Raided by FBI

A surprise raid on President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, is lending conservatives and the commander-in-chief a new rage. The raid, carried out by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has heightened tension between the White House and special counsel Robert Mueller. Paranoia growing, the president has taken to Twitter, once again damning the inquiries



Class Action Alleging Prisoner Mistreatment by Mississippi Department of Corrections Concludes Arguments

On Monday, attorneys presented their closing arguments in a case pitting prisoners against the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Filed in 2013, the five-week trial brings to a close Dockery, et. al. v. Hall, et. al., a class action suit alleging barbaric living conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Meridian, Mississippi. Although a verdict’s