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History is still talking,are we still listening?

This is one of those just type the thought out kind of post. I am a huge proponent of the importance of history and there are so many events unfolding that begs the titles question. 82 more words

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Ain't it the TruthDeau...

It’s really true that Gary Trudeau,the creator of the strip Doonesbury, revealed himself as nothing but a pathetic weasel in his acceptance speech at the Polk Awards. 649 more words

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The New Blues

The matter of the North Charleston SC police shooting of Walter Scott by NCPD officer Michael Slager is the perfect culmination to the recent discussions of officer involved shootings that has had America riveted. 944 more words

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Spheres Alive!

If I were to say only one thing about the recent agreement upon a framework of a policy in the P5+1 drama it would be  677 more words

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The Ideas Lab:Compulsory Voting in the USA?

Compulsory voting is something that makes many Americans uncomfortable. The thing is I just can’t shake it. Democracy is NOT democracy without the demos. Apathy is a terrible thing and the US political scene is a dystopian miss mash that falls well short of what We the People deserve. 935 more words


Crazy History Begs the Question...

The Royal Navy has established an effective blockade of all American ports along that nations eastern coast. Westminster has stated the purpose of the blockade is to assure international standards of trade are maintained. 137 more words

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One of many maps Americans need to reacquaint themselves with...

Since the USA is either dragging its feet along or is being aggressively and unwillingly dragged into it the war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran I thought my fellow Americans might want to see where their kid might very well end up dying. 318 more words

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