Category Archives: Government

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Nigeria, the new Iraq

Once upon a time Nigeria was a struggling country located on the west coast of Africa mired in centuries of strife and dereliction from European colonialism.  The misappropriation of resources, the blatant disregard for human life from constant civil and

Nigeria, the new Iraq

Once upon a time Nigeria was a struggling country located on the west coast of Africa mired in centuries of strife and dereliction from European colonialism.  The misappropriation of resources, the blatant disregard for human life from constant civil and

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

Justice served

I can’t believe I am doing this, but I am about to defend the devil.  After the state of Florida bobbled and blundered the Casey Anthony trial, failing to hold her responsible for the death of her infant, they have

Justice served

I can’t believe I am doing this, but I am about to defend the devil.  After the state of Florida bobbled and blundered the Casey Anthony trial, failing to hold her responsible for the death of her infant, they have

Moderation should be our moderator

The Chinese people have a religion, no, it’s actually more of a philosophical ideology where they believe that all things exist with the desire to come into balance.  The name of that philosophy is Taoism and it is where the

Moderation should be our moderator

The Chinese people have a religion, no, it’s actually more of a philosophical ideology where they believe that all things exist with the desire to come into balance.  The name of that philosophy is Taoism and it is where the

Pistol whipped

“I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable.  There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.” -Oscar Wilde

Pistol whipped

“I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable.  There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.” -Oscar Wilde

Zugzwang-A GOP Congress moves toward Checkmate

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” -FDR We have all been deceived yet again by the Republicans in Congress.   In doing nothing and forcing self-imposed budget cuts, they have

Zugzwang-A GOP Congress moves toward Checkmate

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” -FDR We have all been deceived yet again by the Republicans in Congress.   In doing nothing and forcing self-imposed budget cuts, they have

Education has failed the American people

What is it that you want for your children?  You work hard everyday at your job to provide for your family and put your children in a position to achieve more than you have.   You hope that your children carry

Education has failed the American people

What is it that you want for your children?  You work hard everyday at your job to provide for your family and put your children in a position to achieve more than you have.   You hope that your children carry

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

The top stories of 2012

Before 2013 gets under way, let us look back at some of the stories in 2012 that really left an indelible impression on our lives.  The stories that helped shape the year 2012 for us.  The stories that makes us

The top stories of 2012

Before 2013 gets under way, let us look back at some of the stories in 2012 that really left an indelible impression on our lives.  The stories that helped shape the year 2012 for us.  The stories that makes us