Tag: Supreme Court

Dec 10

America: A Failed Experiment

In Brief — With sadness, the author briefly explores the state of America today under an erratic and autocratic leader as it descends in status. Just another flawed country that has lost its way after a promising beginning. [Written April 2017.] ————————————————————————— The Fall of Giants— No, I’m not anti-American but I AM a realist. …

Continue reading

Jun 04

A Dose of Reality — Part 1

In Brief— An examination of America’s so-called “justice” system instead of the comfortable myths that we live with. [Written in December 2016-January 2017.] Justice Ain’t Just— Hippity-hop, the Easter Bunny scurries about hiding eggs. A tiny fairy hides a shiny dime under the pillow in exchange for a tooth. A bearded fat man clad in …

Continue reading

Sep 04

Dishonesty, Sex and Abortion

In Brief—The author presents the facts showing—whether sincere or duplicitous—that reproduction is governed by both scientific reality and human nature. Believing in myths does not make something true. Sex is Popular Because It’s Centrally Located— True or False? Pregnancy occurs when the egg is fertilized by a sperm cell. This is False. Though many otherwise …

Continue reading

Sep 13

Republican Sexual Abuse and Lies

In Brief—Under the guise of protecting them, the Republican Party has targeted females through outrageous deceit and abuse of their constitutional right to determine their own health. Facts are presented to show readers what is being done and solutions are offered to stop the lies and abuse before they go further. —————————————————————————————————————————————- The Republican Big …

Continue reading

Sep 06

Guns and Excess: Armed America

In Brief—A call to arms regarding the out-of-control proliferation of guns and violence in America. —————————————————————————————————————————————- Shoot the Bastard— The burly cowboy in jeans and leather chaps pulls the loaded shiny six-shooter from its holster and lays it on the counter while paying the unsmiling woman for his purchase. Ka-thump! Curious about the casual handling …

Continue reading

Aug 23

The Clown Car and American Politics

In Brief—A candid look at the Republican Party and the current sclerotic state of American politics. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Bring in the Clowns— The colorful little car rolls to a stop in the spotlight on stage. One, two three…ten Republican men emerge dressed in their Sunday best, pockets bulging with money showered on them by their rich …

Continue reading

Aug 09

Dump the Death Penalty

In Brief—The death penalty is an anachronism that is not only immoral, it is tied to the 18th century traditional view that it was acceptable to exact an eye for an eye revenge for a variety of acts now scientifically known to be discredited. It’s time for America to join the civilized world in eliminating …

Continue reading

Aug 02

To Marry or Not to Marry

In Brief—A discussion of the recent Supreme Court decision on same–sex marriage, the opposition, contract law, the right to remain unmarried and some personal philosophy on the subject. It’s serious but definitely not boring. ————————————————————————————————————————————— The Inequality of Marriage— Should people of the same sex have the same right as two heterosexual people to marry? …

Continue reading

Jan 04

Slithering into Neo-Feudalism

In Brief— America is becoming the modern equivalent of medieval feudalism consisting of the federal government controlled by an oligarchy, the military and the citizenry that are the equivalent of the medieval king, the warrior class and the peasantry all dressed up in modern finery: Neo-Feudalism. ——————————————————————————————————————————  Feudalism with a Modern Face— Feudalism, which existed …

Continue reading

Sep 04

The Critical Importance of Party Platforms

The Party Platform as Blueprint (It’s NOT Boring!) Being something of a political junkie, I decided to read the political platforms of the two major parties and the Green Party before the election in 2012. Yes, I said the political platforms of the two major parties. I recommend everybody do the same. It might just …

Continue reading