Category Archives: Freedom
“Remember.” “Never Forget.” The sentiment echoes especially loudly today, eleven years later. And eleven years later, I find myself asking two questions: What, precisely, are we to never forget? Does this never forgetting improve our world? Regarding question #1, I … Continue reading
Dear News Media: Please stop trying to frighten us, especially mothers with small children. Shame on you. Please stop trying to be the first off the line to inappropriately lay blame at the feet of those who have no part … Continue reading
Remember president Obama’s NDAA 2012 signing statement? Remember when he promised the following? Second, under section 1021(e), the bill may not be construed to affect any “existing law or authorities relating to the detention of United States citizens, lawful resident … Continue reading
The Bill of Rights Born: Dec 15, 1791 Died: Dec 15, 2011 Aged: 220 years (exactly) Hyperbole? Perhaps. But it’s my blog, and I’ll write whatever the hell I want (while I still can). The first 10 amendments to the … Continue reading
According to information released by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Iowa will officially become a “Shall Issue” state as of January 1, 2011. What this means is that County Sheriffs will no longer be allowed to arbitrarily deny any … Continue reading
My brothers and sisters, words fail me. For those who understand, none are needed. For those who don’t, none are sufficient. Peace be with you all.
Everyone has a story. Mine is no more significant or insignificant than any other. I lived and worked in New York City for a short time from late 1997 to early 1998. I can’t tell you what I was doing … Continue reading