Category Archives: US Politics

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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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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Political Base.

Today I just want to talk a little about the way politics in a two party system work. It came to me that this was a useful conversation because in a political conversation a friend told me that we could … Continue reading

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Medicare for ALL – emphasis on ALL.

Medicare for ALL The power of amalgamation OK. Todays rant is going to start with three assumptions. (I view them as realities, but you may disagree so please just accept the premise for now so I can make the point … Continue reading

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The cost of war.

Every time a politic discussion gets remotely heated…or even gets to a likely impasse, some moron in the back of the proverbial room shouts: Civil War! like they have 50,000 troops standing by to invade the backyard of whomever they … Continue reading

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Fixing the Electoral College

That title alone will start fights with both sides of the aisle. The right of course declaring that nothing is wrong with the Electoral College and the left pointing out that for the fifth time in American history we have … Continue reading

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Christmas of Frustration

When I conceived writing like this again, the concept was to delve into deeper thoughts and to discuss the undercurrents of what I see happening in the world…and maybe put some of my own philosophical ideas to print. I am … Continue reading

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