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Amendment One: Proving We Still Have ...

Amendment One: Proving We Still Have A Long Way To Go!

Unfortunately, on May 8th, the majority of voters in North Carolina passed a referendum passively named “Amendment One.” It allowed the wall of separation of chruch to state to grow blurrier by stating that a marriage between one man and one woman shall be the only recognized domestic union in the state. On the outside, a very […]

#OccupyMonday

#OccupyMonday

Occupy movement has taken to Mondays. Photo courtesy of salon.com The Occupy movement has decided to take on a new challenge: Mondays! Long the most despised day of the week of the 99%, the movement seeks real reform against the pain and terror this day brings. True to the social media revolution, the protests were […]

Security Theatre: Photography

Security Theatre: Photography

So, I’ve been a on a kick lately, looking up videos and cases of Police brutality. Or should I just say abusive use of a power. Some of the stuff you come across, while it is claimed to be police brutality, is a lot of times the police doing what they have to do. If […]

A New Modern Economic Theory

A New Modern Economic Theory

The system is broken. Obviously it has been broken for a long, long time, sustained by a series of patches and hotfixes throughout the years. The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and all the recessions in between. The good news is we are not the only one suffering. Free and centrally planned markets have always proven that […]

Where do we draw the line

Where do we draw the line

Full body scanners or intensive pat-downs, that is the question. The answer by an overwhelming number of Americans is neither. And for good reason. America was founded as an ideal nation, a land of the free. Our forefathers had the insight from experience that a government that abuses its people in the name of authority […]

Can’t make rash decisions

Can’t make rash decisions

The USDA (and the White House) are learning that the hard way. Shirley Sherrod, who had been canned by the US Department of Agriculture because of “racist’ comments, has continued to be vindicated for the harsh way she was booted out because of fear of political reprisals, instead of investigating the truth. Articles on CNN […]

McDonald vs Chicago – 2nd amend...

McDonald vs Chicago – 2nd amendment at stake

As much as I love Chicago, I couldn’t live there. No point moving to a city where the bad guys (correction, kids) can shoot you, and you can’t do much about it. That’s right, the wonderful 1982 handgun ban. Obviously these kids never got the memo, because murders committed by handguns has only increased since […]

Knox guilty; Italy should be ashamed

Knox guilty; Italy should be ashamed

I really haven’t kept up with the Kercher murder case that much, but getting the message that Knox was convicted disturbed me. The few details I remember from the case were that Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito supposed had some type of sick and twisted sex murder thing, killing Meredith Kercher then trying to make […]

Who’s that annoying lil bitch? ...

Who’s that annoying lil bitch? It’s Iran Man!

My favorite country in the whole wide world, Iran, is back at it, AGAIN! Favorite being the relative term, given that I if I were given control of the little red button, Iran would become the deepest geological pit on the planet. Yes, they are always at it, but of course, they made front page […]

Iran saves face

Iran saves face

In an odd move by the Iranian government, the authorities fired and arrested the warden and a security official at the Kahrizak prison facility that was closed late last month. They are purportedly being held for mistreatment of detainees, this coming in the wake of the death of two detainees that were being held for protesting […]