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The Aunt Jemima Naming Controversy


June 18, 2020

This year has been interesting, to say the least. What’s been particularly interesting this past month - or at least since the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd - is the sudden push on the American consciousness that Black Lives Matter.

Ohio Issue 1: Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative (2018)


October 10, 2018

On the ballot in Ohio this November is the controversial Issue 1. Ohio Issue 1 is the Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative which, according to the text on the ballot, is intended “to reduce penalties for crimes of obtaining, possessing, and using illegal drugs.”

Ohio Election November 2015 - Claims


November 2, 2015

In a previous post I linked to all the various internet sites about the candidates I could find. In this post I am going to list the claims made by the political postcards I’ve received in the mail. Especially since the election is tomorrow, I’m probably not going to verify these claims, at least not here.

Ohio Election November 2015


October 19, 2015

This is just some general information and links about the issues in Ohio, or, more specifically, the issues I’ll get to vote on, this November. I’m going to just put information here, and not say what should the vote be. The links I put might, however.

Increasing the Wage


September 29, 2015

Just a table on what the effect of increasing a wage would be. It is assuming that it takes one hour to make one loaf of bread.

Discrimination


November 18, 2010

From Wikionary: discrimination (plural discriminations) 1. a distinction; discernment, the act of discriminating, discerning, distinguishing, noting or perceiving differences between things.

The Problem with the "Evil Rich"


April 22, 2009

In this era of massive government spending, a huge government deficit, untold amounts of consumer debt, and stories of layoffs after layoffs, some have come to wonder how those who have money achieved their wealth. Those some have come to the conclusion that the evil rich through trickery and deceit.

Government and Religion


February 27, 2009

It might strike you odd that I’m libertarian - that is, I want government as small and harmless as possible - and that my political view is rooted deeply in my faith. You see, I believe God gave us a gift, a gift so very precious that we have created a government to protect it. The government has often mishandled this gift, and so have we. We don’t really deserve this gift, but we have it.

Californian Drug Law


February 25, 2009

We all know that cigarettes and alcohol can be expensive because states will tax the hell out of time. Currently, California has virtually no money, and one politician has come up with a solution: tax recreational marijuana.