Author Archives: Robb

About Robb

A husband, Dad to 5, and Grandpa to 9. US Navy Vet. 18 Year Postal Employee turned full time Realtor. I enjoy a wide variety of things, but you will find that here I mostly write about Indianapolis, government/politics, recent news, and whatever book I am reading or have just finished at the moment.

Universal Basic Income / College Debt

So I am going to make some assumptions in order to launch into my idea for the day. The first is that the reader understands that college debt is a major issue, that a well educated population is of great … Continue reading

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Post Pride Thoughts

So Pride came and went without the wrath of an angry Judean God. There wasn’t too much ideocracy action, and what there was has been thoroughly mocked, as it should be. What I find troubling is the one place in … Continue reading

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Reforming jury selection

Lets start with full disclosure. I am really annoyed right now because I may be stuck on a jury for a week, during the busiest time of the year in my business. To make matters worse, I am independent and … Continue reading

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Schools and standardized tests.

While I was reading about the success and failure rates of public, charter, and private schools; I noticed a huge debate about testing. What it comes down to is roughly this. How can we accurately measure the success of an … Continue reading

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The failure of charter schools.

So from the title, you can probably figure out that I am not in the pro charter school camp. It’s nothing personal, and even if they were more successful I would be against them. Why? Simply because they take funds … Continue reading

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Public defense.

Todays thought experiment was brought to you by Kamala Harris’s plan to expand pay for public defenders to equal what prosecutors are paid. Now I am sure that a portion of the people who stumble across this little blog of … Continue reading

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That was close.

So I sat down here today, and started to write about abortion. The reason for it is that three states passed rather draconian anti abortion laws in hopes that the newly conservative supreme court would kill Roe V Wade. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Corporatism VS Capitalism

This article is going to match up with my tradition of a bit of rambling, and just throwing out ideas. The reason for it, is that when I am talking about economic justice issues, and some of the reforms that … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

Today is the day where we honor the workers of the world. Of course the media doesn’t talk about it anymore. They have grown too subservient to the billionaire class that owns them. And those people know how dangerous it … Continue reading

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Excellence. Does it still have value?

Does Excellence still have value? It almost seems like a stupid question. Hell if you had asked me a week ago, I would have told you that it was. Then I was on a widely read internet forum. The particular … Continue reading

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