Category: Politics

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Do You Feel Lucky, American Voter?

Do You Feel Lucky, American Voter?

I remember hearing a basketball coach one time talk about recruiting. He said something like, "make your mistakes with talent not character." This ele ...
Donald Trump Is No Ronald Reagan, but …

Donald Trump Is No Ronald Reagan, but …

I didn’t turn 18 until December of 1984 and missed my chance to vote for Reagan by a little less than a month—but I wanted to badly. I was infatuated ...
Voter ID Laws and Voter Fraud: I was Wrong – Are You?

Voter ID Laws and Voter Fraud: I was Wrong – Are You?

I know this comes as a shock to those of you who know me.  So, brace yourself, but this is the second blog post where I'm admitting I was wrong. Li ...
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 ...
Our Photographic History: Relevant and Timeless

Our Photographic History: Relevant and Timeless

I've loved photography for most of my life - the genesis of this interest I owe to my father. I remember distinctly his having a having a photo enlarg ...
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 ...
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