Browsing All posts tagged under »Civil Rights«

Protesting and eating vegetables – both unpleasant, but necessary

December 9, 2014

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  Protests are viewed with disdain by many on the Right. When some see footage of fellow Americans demonstrating, it elicits something akin to a Pavlovian reaction. They don’t see people exercising their fundamental Constitutional rights to protest. Instead they see malcontents, rabble rousers, troublemakers. They don’t look like people we can personally relate to […]

Two Wrongs don’t make a Civil Right

April 28, 2013

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With all of the perfidy he has perpetrated, I don’t believe I have as yet, dedicated a particular post to Attorney General Eric Holder.  I’m correcting that as of today.  As many suspected, Obama’s re-coronation last year signified a shift from even a modest degree of restraint to the worst behavior of a lame duck […]

His Royal Majesty’s Drones

March 7, 2013

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I wanted to embed one of the all time scenes involving a predator drone from the world of entertainment.  This, from the grand series end finale of my favorite TV drama, 24 – was my initial choice –  because it affords you the script writer’s anticipation of the policy argument now at hand – that […]

Dr. King, Guns, Authentic Socialists and You

January 20, 2013

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As is no surprise to anyone, tomorrow is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and a holiday for some of you.  I’m a realist on the topic of Dr. King.  He has his supporters and his critics and both are correct in varying aspects of his life and his legacy.  The man, in my opinion, was […]

Leave your Free Speech at the Curb – but only until you are ordered to leave.

October 22, 2012

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Originally, I had leaned towards taking a pass on this story. It wasn’t until I found that most of the people I’ve discussed it with, haven’t heard it, but also found it difficult to believe, that I decided to write a post.  I decided that it was important for you to realize the extent to […]