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For WHICH (or whom) It Stands?

Me — who is otherwise prolific, have found myself at a loss for words today. I wish I could have written a wonderful piece on how great we’ve [the USA] … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · 9 Comments

Allegiance Breeds Bias

From childhood we are raised to take the “Pledge of Allegiance” in America, idolizing the fabric of a flag and the trodden ground on which we stand. It’s an indoctrination; … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 8 Comments

Michael Hastings: A Non-Conspiracy Theory

Evidence of one conspiracy does not prove another, yet — in today’s hyper-vigilant atmosphere, it is easy to jump to assumptions, especially when it’s related to a hot button issue. … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 13 Comments

Snowden, Manning and the Modern Day Whistleblower

On the same day the “Bradley” Chelsea Manning[1] verdict came down, Senator Grassley (R-IA) submitted a resolution proposing a national holiday for whistleblowers and unanimously “July 31st” became National Whistleblower … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 9 Comments

2027; a Letter From the Future PT 2

READ PART 1 HERE I haven’t been able to come up for 4-days. When I removed the covering and crawled out of my hole, my mouth was crusted, dry with … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

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 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

Do 15 New Things in 30 Days

When I first started this blog, not only did I want to create a place to gather myself (literally and figuratively) I also wanted to challenge myself to do something … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 18 Comments

My Weekend At The Oregon Coast

In the past four weeks I have quite literally written and sold over 100 articles (in case you do not know, this is how I pay the bills). My eyes … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 14 Comments

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