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Stop. Look. Listen…In Song Titles

What can I say? People are strange, but you’re not innocent of that same strangeness and charm. Don’t act like you don’t already know. Days go by and you still complain. There is no excuse to turn a blind … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

WordPress, Are You F*#@ing With Me?

On Monday, July 22, 2013 I participated in the WordPress DPChallenge “Pinch Me” and posted,  “Recipe For A Journalist”. On Tuesday (yesterday), July 23, 2013, I finished writing a piece on … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

USA: The Un-Civilized State of America

Was justice truly served last night with Zimmerman’s “not guilty” verdict? We sit poised, waiting to hear any snippet of news now that the verdict is out. Will there be … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

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’ll Show You My Privates, Kind Of…

Years ago when I got really involved as an activist, it never occurred to me that everything I was doing would wind up in someone else’s web search, most often … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 5 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

Medicine Money; a Prescription for Legal Bribery

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has repeatedly demonstrated its inability to appropriately protect the public from the harmful, and sometimes fatal, side effects of medications; including addiction and psychotic … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 42 Comments

The Change in Our Pockets

Dear Leader (that means us), Experiences we have are a part of who we become and we are always evolving. Just like a child learns fire is hot and causes … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 12 Comments

A Letter in Song Titles #3

Psst! I’m talking to you. All of you. Hey Jude. What’s up Billy? Alejandro? … Hey there Delilah, Jesse, Jeremy, … Come on Eileen … Hey Joe, Layla, you too St. Matthew and Sister Christian … and yes, even you bad, bad Leroy Brown.  I’m talking to you, all of you; every American man and woman; every father … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 5 Comments

Red Plus Blue Equals Three

Let us not forget, the “Republican Party” was initially a “Third Party“. The two main political “Parties” were the “Democratic Party” and the “Whig Party“. So whether you are currently … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

When the Party’s Over

Republican or Democrat? Is that the choice each person’s political and moral beliefs have been reduced to? I think it is. Independents, Greens, Moderates and more have little chance of … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment