NSA, DOMA’s Demise and Don Draper (HBCultureCast)

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We have all sorts of stuff to discuss this week, and with Amy sidelined due to carousing, Christian and Jordan tackled it all alone. Okay, not entirely alone. We bring back Mike Collins, the hacker extraordinaire who explained Bitcoin a few months ago, to discuss Edward Snowden, the intelligence analyst who’s currently hiding out from [Read More...]

Justice Kennedy and Relationship as Social Justice

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I’ve always been fascinated by the supreme court. I think I read Jeffrey Toobin’s book, “The Nine,” in about 36 hours. I think the most interesting part about the court is how set apart it seems to be, not beholden to the other two branches of government in making their decisions. Yes, they bring their [Read More...]

Stolen Valor and Government’s Moral Authority

I’m always fascinated by issues of free speech and what should be within the reach of government authority, especially as a writer, but also as one who leans toward civil libertarianism. So when the recent matter emerged involving people claiming not only to have served in the military, but to have received decoration for their [Read More...]

Free Speech for People, not Corporations – Do something!

Concerned about recent action by the Supreme Court that endowed corporations with the same free speech rights individual citizens have? You should be. Watch this 5-minute video, then take action.
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Tire-Burning, Corporate “Citizens” and the Supreme Court

We have millions of tires that have to be disposed of every year, one way or another, and burning them for fuel does decrease the need for fossil fuels. But to tout tire burning as an alternative energy source is, at best, disingenuous. [Read more...]


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