Obedience

Battle Of The Airwaves Part 2

I was attempting to comment recently on a blog posted on The Secular Juror and was unable to log into WordPress. I spent about a half hour trying to make a one word comment and was continually prevented from doing so. Yes, my iPad is old, but that shouldn’t matter. Plus, it isn’t nearly as […]

Framed In America

The people who are most vulnerable in our society are the most at risk from the predations of the greedy, manipulative executives running the show here in the United States. This includes children, the disabled, the elderly, those in poverty, non-white and yes – our prisoners. This is especially depicable when it is political prisoners […]

What Are We Protecting?

I was waiting for someone outside Madison Square Garden one day and there was a lot of pedestrian traffic along Seventh Ave. Of course, this is a busy area and there’s often a lot of activity, but this seemed different, especially when I noticed a lot of police – and a lot of them with […]

New York State Prisons Have Entered A World Of Corporate Control Beyond Contempt

Traditionally, packages for people in prison were tailored to the specific needs and tastes of the particular inmate. Books were high on the list for many as reading provides something to do for people with a lot of time on their hands as well as being a vehicle for the imagination to soar beyond the […]

Battle Of The Airwaves Part 1

This is about the insidious plague of censorship, but instead of doing an in-depth study of the phenomenon (as a responsible journalist would do), I decided to relay personal experiences that I can’t explain in any way other than creepy nosiness by industry or by government agencies as directed by their corporate overlords. Almost every […]

You Get What You Pay For

I spent hours today putting together a collection of photos I took during a recent walk around San Francisco. I added a sentence or two underneath each photo (or pair of photos) and was going to post it as something of a photo journal. Except, there was a problem. Some of the photos didn’t appear […]

Random Observations and Thoughts

1) I was walking along University Ave. in Berkeley and had my way blocked by a group of people. There was something odd about the scene that took a moment to comprehend. There were eight people standing in a circle, but no one was speaking. They all appeared to be in their twenties and they […]