Tag Archives: violence

Patriotism or Terrorism?

What if we lose? Then we lose. That’s what happens in a representative democracy (or democratic republic, for those pedants that want to quibble). You present your case to the people, and your opponent does the same. And the people … Continue reading

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There’s no justice like angry mob justice

Some kids lose a game, and challenge their victorious opponents for a rematch. Some pout, take the ball, and go home. Some try to start a fight. And then there’s that big orange haired kid with the rich dad and … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Cannot Be President… and here’s why.

Originally I intended to write a simple article, based on my “Elected Yet Unelectable” series, highlighting (in normal prose form) specific moments and events that prove that Donald J. Trump is completely unelectable and unsuitable for any public office. The … Continue reading

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Police as Executioners

In Baton Rouge this past Tuesday, police shot 37 year-old Alton Sterling as he lay on the ground with no weapons in his hands. The father of five was murdered. There’s no other way to describe it. He was physically … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on Baltimore

According to the media, Baltimore, Maryland is burning. According to a handful of people who are actually there, the ratio of peaceful demonstrations to violence and mayhem is actually skewed in favor of peace. No matter the specifics, it is … Continue reading

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Elected yet Unelectable – Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm Currently starting his 3rd term in the 11th New York Congressional District Michael Grimm is a relative newcomer to the national political scene, having been elected to public office for the first time in 2010. As of this writing … Continue reading

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Progress vs perception

This is just a quick observation, not a full post. Reading Facebook posts today, I observed more than one person complaining about the state of crime in America and “all the crazies out there these days.” This type of discussion … Continue reading

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