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The U.S. Citizen: Coerced and in Debt

Representation. Whatever the philosophical arguments there may have been between those revolutionaries who favored a government staffed through appointments or one based upon representation (no group to my knowledge advocated direct or popular voting- which did not occur until the 1820’s), the American Revolution in the late 18th Century was borne of and remained tethered to as its driving cause the fact that Great Britain had denied representation to the Colonialists, and yet felt free to tax them at will and for their own sole purposes. 1,913 more words

Liberty

Transgender Representation within the Media

An old school report – feel free to use/reference details below.

The idea of changing sex or gender has been a common feature of science fiction literature, and to a lesser extent fantasy for some time. 635 more words

My Time as a Gay Conspiracy Theorist

I have never been the one to loudly hold contrary, slightly crazy (if not full blown insane) views on basically any subject. If I see something that no one else seems to see, I keep it to myself. 1,183 more words

Cry freedom

Is freedom now a zero-sum game? 

In the distant past, there were new lands to explore and colonise. Phase one – human freedom was on the rise. 135 more words

Politics

Review: Love is Love, IDW Publishing

The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida last summer was a gut-punch to the queer community. A lot of us came out the next day in solidarity… I was already “out,” but posted about it on Facebook for the first time. 519 more words

Reviews

When Do You Need an Attorney for Workers' Compensation?

by Karl Voigt

When do you need an attorney for Workers’ Compensation? For those of you who read my posts on Avvo.com, you know that I am by no means a salesman for lawyers. 624 more words

Workers' Compensation