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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Tag Archives: We the People
Some Thoughts on Mainstream Media
When people speak or write about mainstream media (MSM), they are mostly referrring to the national news channels seen on television, not to their local newspapers. This is because newspapers have declined in readership drastically over the past several decades … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged mainstream media, MSM, news media, newspapers, television news, TV news, We the People Leave a comment
Libertarianism In a Nutshell
The libertarian message can be boiled down to the following. Because government does things I don’t like, it is wrong. Because government stops me from doing what I want to do it, it is wrong. Because it’s wrong, it must … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy, Politics Tagged billionaires, corrupters, corruption, Libertarianism, philosophy, politics, We the People 2 Comments
Why I Oppose the TPP and T-TIP
When you make profit the only or the top value, all others suffer. Human decency, respect for life, protection of the young and the old, honor and character, the middle class, quality of goods and services, privacy, freedom to live, … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged billionaires, bust the trusts, capitalism, character, Constitution, corporate state, freedom, goods, honor, human decency, laws, Life, middle class, privacy, profit, protection, quality, respect, services, T-TIP, Too Big to Fail, TPP, values, We the People Leave a comment
Are America and the West Free ?
It is a long standing rule of thumb that a free society allows whatever is not prohibited and that the list of prohibited things and actions is kept to a size small enough to be obeyed by reasonable people of … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged America, democracy, Europe, executive, fascism, free, freedom, judicial, legislature, the West, We the People Leave a comment
Tyranny of the Silent Masses? Not!
Where are these “silent masses” I’ve heard so much about? I ask this because it seems that everyone is talking, texting, tweeting, status updating, blogging & commenting all the freaking time. When are the masses silent? The problem is not … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged 1%, corruption, distractions, minority, monied elite, Occupy Wall Street, silent masses, Tea Party, tyranny, voice, We the People Leave a comment
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