Tag: Public Policy

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Why Can’t We Just Vote On-Line in the USA?

Why Can’t We Just Vote On-Line in the USA?

Based on the anecdotal evidence of listening to some of my friends talking - I believe there is a temptation by the average person today to just want ...
Rapist Austin Wilkerson Granted the Privilege of Being Young and White

Rapist Austin Wilkerson Granted the Privilege of Being Young and White

It seems we have a number of justices in the country that need to be replaced in the USA.  Hot on the heels of the Stanford rape case a few months ...
Perfect Response from Sheriff

Perfect Response from Sheriff

I distinctly remember while living in Guam there was an officer who just didn't care who you were - if you broke the law he'd give you a ticket. The b ...
What If We Were ALL Wrong About Illegal Immigration?

What If We Were ALL Wrong About Illegal Immigration?

I guess I've heard so much about illegal immigration over so many years of my life - that I have some what blindly assumed there were thousands (if no ...
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 ...
American Hunger on the Rise

American Hunger on the Rise

Yesterday I read the Facebook status of a friend, and colleague whose life and work has changed my personal view on poverty and homelessness to a grea ...
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 ...
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