Monday, September 29, 2014

Rainbows and Unicorns

Since Thomas Moore wrote the novel Utopia, people have applied that name to any society that seemingly promise perfection. Everyone knows a Utopian society is impossible, but some have made their attempts through tight government control. Each attempt ended in suppressed liberties and sometimes massive loss of life. The Weather Underground of the 60's who had their version of Utopia for the USA, suggested that 14% of the population would never accept their world, and would have to be eliminated.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

America: The Police State

Each day we hear about a new instance of police overreach. Our men and women in blue have now become combat soldiers wearing black or camouflage as if they are in a jungle. They hug AR-15 assault rifles close to their chest as if they are running through a Middle Eastern country. Have police forgotten they are here to protect and serve, and not search and destroy?