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DHS in the Hood

On July 10, 2013,  at approximately 5pm – MST, multiple law enforcement vehicles pulled into a relatively quiet neighborhood on Poplar Street in Denver, Colorado. One by one cruisers and … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 11 Comments

I Spy an NSA Spy

When President Bush pushed through the Patriot Act and again when it was extended, it didn’t matter how many of us were screaming “No”, because enough of you supported or overlooked … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

Ten Years of Shock and Awe

Ten years ago – on March 19, 2003, our country invaded another and called it Operation Iraqi Freedom. It was a “preemptive war” and it was illegal according to international law. … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 61 Comments

2027; a Letter From the Future

There was a time that if I thought of a song it played. Right there in my head. No iPod, no computer. It just was. I suppose it’s one of … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 32 Comments

5 Things I Would UNinvent

People are smart. Unfortunately sometimes when we invent something we don’t think ahead. Or, sometimes people do think ahead, but they only care about their own profits and not how … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 37 Comments

Have a PEACE!

Happy 55th Birthday! To the “Peace Sign”. In the 20th century the peace sign — as it is most commonly known today, was designed for and adopted by the Campaign for … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 26 Comments

American War Birds of Color; the Tuskegee Airmen

“Black History is OUR History.” ~ Cheri M. Roberts The same year that Martin Luther King, Jr. graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and Malcolm X was ordered to … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 5 Comments

Christopher Dorner; a Tale of Two Wallets

The Manifesto Christopher Jordan Dorner had been relieved from duty as an officer on the LAPD since June 26, 2008. On January 2, 2009 he was dismissed from duty, fired … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 22 Comments

Pass the Peace Post

Puff, puff, pass… Native Americans pass the peace pipe in ceremonies, but I say every day should be a ceremony of the peace we wish to pass to our fellow … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 24 Comments

Civil War; Are We There Yet?

Maybe I was just too young and uninvolved when I was in my twenties, but I do not remember such hardship, division, injustice, and anger in our country as that … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 25 Comments

This Is Me

It started out innocently enough in a time when it was mandatory for a woman’s legs to be strapped in stirrups and men still paced waiting rooms with a pocket … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

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