EU Migrant Crisis

I posted this on peakoil.com today, 3/3/16. It pertains to a lot of things I have been thinking about lately. It’s not intended to take a strong stand one way or the other on immigration in Europe, but to elucidate a point about it that seems lost in the furor. There is a lot that … Continue reading

Which Way to the Kingdom?

So there is this county clerk in Kentucky who won’t issue marriage licenses to gay couples. It is the law of the land, but she says that she won’t do it because it is against her religion. I say, where is your particular kingdom, woman? Is it of this earth, of the United States, of … Continue reading

A Little More About Education

This morning I read a piece on the LA Times website¬†http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-unions-react-tenure-ruling-20140611-story.html concerning how a judge has thrown out the concept of tenure in the California Educational System. His argument was that it was “obvious” that making students remain under a poor teacher was bad for them. To quote the article, “In his ruling Tuesday, Los … Continue reading

Conservative Disease

Recently, I came across an article on a local news website that detailed a custody situation. The players in the battle were the woman who had given birth to the child, the father and the child. The woman, Sara McKenna, was an ex-marine who had been working as a firefighter at a marine base in … Continue reading

More Than a DOMA Queen

Ok, first of all, I have to state right out that I am in favor of gay marriage. So, why then am I about to talk about the most compelling reason against it? The reason is because gay people’s rights have opened a topic that has been a little bent for a while in society.¬† … Continue reading