Are We The Greatest Nation….ever created by God?

It is very disconcerting to see the arrogance, let’s be generous and say it is naive, displayed to the world when a speaker at the 2016 Republican  Convention says “we are the greatest country God ever created”. While it is undisputably possible chants of U-S-A, generated or imposed upon a pumped-up crowd, are contagious and addictive. But at…

No title is adequate. July 8th 2016

There are bully cops. There have always been bully cops. It is up to you and I when we encounter them to let it be known. I had a bully cop give me a ticket. He was not black. I am not black. He was xxxx. I am not xxxx. I did not record the…

The Speech That Dropped A Bomb Upon Facts

It is most unfortunate most news coverage is now tweaked to selectively report enough information to elicit emotional reactions. Conversely, rumor mongers in this age of e-information, social media, and videography run with even less of said news to incite an inflammatory counter response.  All these emotions and theatrics are orchestrated to have a short…

Kentucky: Abuse of Power?

Au contraire! Kentucky’s 1891 law was enacted to allow legislators protection, to ensure they were able to vote. Drunkeness is another issue Kentucky’s 1891 Constitution align the state laws with the US Constitution in regards to the slavery issues. It also allowed the General Assembly to pass amendments which would keep the Constitution current . Interestingly…

Raisins vs Campaign Overload

The abundance of political commentary, campaigning in 2016 versus what it was in 2000 or 1990 or 1980 would seem incomparable. Yet those who control what is said, how often it is said, and how to slant what is heard still exist even in an age which seems to allow anyone to enter the realm of…

Voter Apathy: Planned Distraction

Voter Apathy: Planned Distraction and Distortion. The New Ten Percenters 10% of W SFV residents determined who legislates how big the bite taxes will have in your budget and how much more debt DC will incur. WHY? Was the 25% LA County voter turn out a result of voter apathy or lack of personalization? Is…

Hypocrisy And Culpability of Riots

Paula Dean made a statement 30 years ago and apparently saw nothing wrong with it, as was revealed during her trial.  In reality I believe Paula Dean  was saying it was not mean-spirited at the time it was said – Certainly her Counsel should have sat her down BEFORE the trial and  give  her the same talk they did to…