Category Archives: responsibility

The Justice of Twitter

Last week, in the aftermath of Troy Davis’s execution, I read several articles that analyzed what happened as far as the social media influence on creating the delay and in uniting people across the world in advocating for his life. … Continue reading

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let them eat cake

A few days ago, when a question was posed to Ron Paul at a GOP debate about who would pay for the treatment needed for an uninsured 30 year old man with a life threatening condition, Ron Paul responded that … Continue reading

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I AM TROY DAVIS

“Troy Davis was convicted of murdering a Georgia police officer in 1991. Nearly two decades later, Davis remains on death row — even though the case against him has fallen apart. The case against him consisted entirely of witness testimony … Continue reading

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What’s the matter, Harry Potter?

I meant to write this post last week after seeing the latest (and supposedly last) Harry Potter movie at an IMAX no less. But the past few weeks have just been a basket full of bizarre. I mean, really – … Continue reading

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Banking the Ashes

It’s been one of those long, slow days. Not a holiday proper, I actually intended on getting some things done but have been sort of in this contemplative loop when I should have been on a work speedway. It’s strange, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Table Leg

That is actually a title of a book I have been dragging around and meaning to read. It is sort of a memoir of a table leg and all it witnesses at breakfast after breakfast in each household that owns … Continue reading

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Kiss me, I’m Cherokee

The Cherokee Nation is the only Native American group to recognize heredity/lineage as “proof” one is a Cherokee. It rather shows a bit of truth in the NA joke that all white people claim to be Cherokee because technically you … Continue reading

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Explaining the Debt Ceiling (Part 1)

The Panic Sisters are in the air – in more ways than one. The plane has finally left the ground and they are on their way. Both of the sisters, Delores and Melinda, were hoping that when they left the … Continue reading

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The Devil in Miss Bass

Julie Bass is facing a sentence of 93 days in an Oakland, Michigan jail for the crime of planting a vegetable garden on her front lawn. She was told she is in violation of the local city screening and landscaping … Continue reading

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The United States of Texas

Over 6,600 Americans were arrested and imprisoned in foreign countries last year according to the US State Department. Over 1/3 of these Americans were arrested in Mexico. Of the top 10 cities in the world that Americans tend to be … Continue reading

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