Patriot Act 2
NDAA &c. – n on, n on.
Soon! police with no education in mental health, will be able to make mental health assessments – on the spot – and detain suspects considered to be mentally ill; all this without the credentials for making such assessments. 217 more words
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It seems that, at least since John Hughes, coming of age movies have been defined by the upper-middle class. Problems are always “will I get into college?” rather than “can I afford college?” Even though they might not get what they want, the teens always seem to have what they need, protected from the real world and real consequences by a thick shield of privilege. 1,232 more words
Matthew Farish in his paper “Disaster and decentralization: American cities and the Cold War” writes, “The portent of geopolitical conflict was simply one of the numerous factors urging an unprecedented abandonment of central cities by manufacturers, corporations, and populations dominated by the white middle class.” 251 more words
As you can imagine, this country and our military has changed quite a bit since September 11, 2001. That terrible day shifted the United States of America’s dynamic, and day-to-day way of thinking. 617 more words