Category Archives: Crime & Justice

Traitor or Patriot

Whether Edward Snowden or Pfc. Bradley Manning are Traitors or Patriots for disclosing highly classified information to Wikileaks is either a matter of motives on their part or perspectives on the part of those casting judgment. To put things into … Continue reading

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Whistle Blowing

When President Obama originally ran for the presidency he vowed to make the government more transparent.  But when it came to the issue of whistle-blowing he was opposed to protecting whistle-blowers.  How can a government be transparent when it does … Continue reading

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Racism, Guns, and Vigilante Justice – The Zimmerman Verdict

The July 13th, 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman for the killing of an unarmed black teenager has many of the telltale hallmarks of racism and vigilante justice.  George Zimmerman, a white self-appointed neighborhood watch captain at the Retreat at Twin … Continue reading

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The War on Drugs – Another Losing Battle

The war or prohibition on drugs has been raging since the early 1900’s but was not seriously addressed by the federal government until the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 was implemented by the Nixon administration.  During … Continue reading

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