Category: Politics

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Mississippi Prison Revenues Down

Mississippi Prison Revenues Down

Often in discussions with friends about the need for substantive reform in our prison systems; the standard rebuttal I hear is the "prison industrial ...
Jill Stein Pledges to Grant Edward Snowden a Full Pardon and…

Jill Stein Pledges to Grant Edward Snowden a Full Pardon and…

I recognize this isn't the newest of news, yet it still resonates with me two weeks later. Jill Stein is very much a third or fourth party candidat ...
What if ALL Drugs Were Legal?

What if ALL Drugs Were Legal?

I've frequently wondered about the course of "substances" over the history of western culture, and specifically the USA where I live. We have some dru ...
Wiretap Scare Stories and Other Tall Tales…

Wiretap Scare Stories and Other Tall Tales…

OMG the terrorists will win if we don't scare the world away from encryption! OMGOMGOMG!!! So, with all the issues and fear mongering about all the ...
DoJ Purposely Frustrating FOIA Requests

DoJ Purposely Frustrating FOIA Requests

According to the suit as reported by The Guardian, it appears the FBI in specific is not only purposely 'filling' Freedom of Information requests with ...
Facebook: Conservative vs Liberal News Feeds

Facebook: Conservative vs Liberal News Feeds

The Wallstreet Journal has released a very interesting tool leveraging the API's that Facebook has made available.  In short they pull every hour the ...
Black Lives Matter – Public Policy Platform Released

Black Lives Matter – Public Policy Platform Released

For those upset with BLM - have you taken the time to actually look at the policy reforms they are requesting? The areas of concern are much broader p ...
Emerging Republican Platform Goes Far to the Right

Emerging Republican Platform Goes Far to the Right

Remember when the GOP actually stood for smaller government, limited spending, and wasn't trying to define morality according a shirking segment of Ch ...
Presidential Candidates on Technology Issues

Presidential Candidates on Technology Issues

If tech policies are something important to you as a voter - and as the internet is part of nearly all of our lives (and if you are reading this it is ...
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