An open letter to everyone who feels passionately about politics.

This is directed to every one of you that cared about this election. Look at the other side. The people that voted against your guy are not some monolithic enemy. Some of them are well-educated, hardworking, moral, compassionate, informed about the issues and passionate in their belief that the side they supported was the best […]

Because the Chick-Fil-A issue is too underexposed, I thought I’d add my two cents…

The owners of Chick-Fil-A have a right to express whatever opinions they wish to express, and to monetarily support whatever causes they want to support. As long as they do not discriminate based on their business practices, the Mayors talking about banning their franchises are advocating a misuse of the government’s powers, as well as […]

Mandatory Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders Declared Unconstitutional

In an important decision overshadowed by this week’s healthcare ruling, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision in Jackson v. Hobbs that rules mandatory life sentences for juvenile offenders are unconstitutional. The practical effect going forward will be profound, not only for juveniles currently charged with crimes but for the thousands of juveniles previously sentenced under such laws, all […]

FCC should clear Limbaugh from airwaves –

FCC should clear Limbaugh from airwaves – For years, I could not think of anything I find less tolerable than Rush Limbaugh…until this morning, when I read what seemed to be a serious article from The Women’s Media Center that actually suggested the FCC should remove Rush from the airwaves. I read the entire […]

More legislative decisions that defy logic

Following up my last post about the unintended consequences of bills that are written for maximum political impact instead of actual usefulness to the people who must conform their lives to these laws, recently introduced legislation in Arizona would make it illegal for teachers in that state to teach…well, just about anything. SB1467 would mandate suspensions and eventually […]

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