Why Mega Corporations Are Bad

Mega-corporations. That's the name for a corporation that's grown so large that it eats other smaller ones. Like a virus. Kraft brands. I'd always preferred to buy them, especially after they openly supported Gay Rights, and same-sex marriage. But it's really interesting to find out what, exactly, Kraft owns. It isn't just the items that … Continue reading Why Mega Corporations Are Bad

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Abolishing ICE

ICE was created in 2003 by the Bush Administration.  Not before.  It's a product of the very illegal Patriot Act (which has "suspended Habeas Corpus" and only Martial Law can do that), and replaced INS: Immigration and Naturalization Service. It was created to keep tabs on immigration and H2B Visas from Muslim countries. It was … Continue reading Abolishing ICE

To Hell With Civility

To Hell With Civility I was on the side of civility. That we should let people eat wherever they want, regardless of who they are. But I was coming from the old school, where we leave alone people who are different.  Gays, Blacks, Latinos, Syrians, Palestinians, etc.  It should go without saying that I'm referring … Continue reading To Hell With Civility

Why Other Countries Hate the United States

I'm a vet.  A non-war vet.  And I'm ashamed every day when I hear about our military being sent somewhere, and I'm outraged by the demonization and victimization of those who are brave enough to stand up to their country's purveyors of crime and tell the world what they did.  Snowden, Manning, and several others … Continue reading Why Other Countries Hate the United States

A Reminder of Hate-filled History

"All the Dachaus must remain standing. The Dachaus, the Beltsens, the Buchenwalds, the Auschwitzes. All of them. They must remain standing because they are a monument to a moment in time when some men decided to turn the Earth into a graveyard. Into it they shoveled all of their reason, their logic, their knowledge, but … Continue reading A Reminder of Hate-filled History

The History of Politically Correct

"Politically Correct" Back in the 70s and 80s, the phrase used to be positive, and denoted the political awakening of those who stopped being racist, sexist, and bigoted. Then in the mid- to late-90s, there came the backlash because PC now included anything that offended anyone for any reason. So now, those who were racist, … Continue reading The History of Politically Correct

Did You Know About the Nashville Waffle House Mass Shooting? Probably Not, & Here’s Why

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/us/waffle-house-shooting-nashville.html AT THE END OF THE ARTICLE: "Officials, from detectives to trauma surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said there would have been greater bloodshed had a 29-year-old customer, James Shaw Jr., not wrested the rifle away from Mr. Reinking while he was reloading. Mr. Reinking then fled the restaurant, the police said, naked except … Continue reading Did You Know About the Nashville Waffle House Mass Shooting? Probably Not, & Here’s Why