Big Brother Has Arrived, And He Is Watching You

The massive databases of data collected by the CIA, NSA, or corporations like Target or Walmart are a threat to privacy. We should institute laws to stop them abusing our data.

Death Knell for Democracy

Arizona is trying to usurp the rights of the federal government and deny the right to vote to American Citizens. They must be stopped.

The Budget Man Cometh

Ryan’s budget reminds me of groundhog day, every budget looks the same, with a different date, regardless of the fact that the President will never sign it and the people dont want it.

Suicide By Government

The sequester will be upon us in four days, and Congress is whiling away its time on pettiness and ad hominem attacks instead of tackling the issue.

The Academy Delights

The Oscars were superbly presented. What bothers me is the conspicuous consumption that burdens the awards.

The Night they Drove the US Down

The Republican plan to destroy Washington as a political force is gathering steam as we race full tilt towards the sequester and another financial crisis.

Are we prejudging Oscar Pistorius?

It is easy to prejudge a case as violent and tragic as that of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman gunned down by Oscar Pistorius. The facts are not in his favor and perhaps prejudice is valid.

Hard Wage for Hard Work

Raising the minimum wage is essential to the growth of the economy. It is a sure-fire bet that conservatives, business and the wealthy allies will be intransigent on this issue.

Biting the hand that feeds you

Many People in the UK want to break ties with the European Union. This is a mistake for both partners, brought on by members of the Conservative party.

The Cowardice of Guns

The culture of fear created by people like NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre is dangerous for us all. The case of Oscar Pistorius, South African hero, who killed his girlfriend is a case in point.