No “Justice for All”

  Three decades ago, I stood in a Tampa courtroom and, with dozens of other starry-eyed immigrants, I raised my right hand and recited these words: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice […]
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This is the USA?

Click on the link below and watch the video, then tell me: Is this what you expect to witness in the United States of America? Police fire on peaceful protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. Yes, that was the scene on Wednesday night in Ferguson, Missouri, USA – a town of about 25,000 people. (By the way, isn’t it […]
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Arrest This Man!

  Lawmakers have no excuse for letting Stewart Rhodes remain free. It seems obvious to me that he belongs behind bars. Rhodes is founder and director of Oath Keepers, which proclaims itself: … a non-partisan association of current and formerly serving military, reserves, National Guard, veterans, Peace Officers, and Fire Fighters who will fulfill the […]
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Think Your Cops are Crazy? How about This Guy?

Our little town is outraged by the misbehavior of its police force. Not because of racial profiling, which I would hope is less prevalent here than in some other Florida communities. Not because of cops taking bribes, which I sincerely doubt they do. What has the local citizens riled up is a series of sexual […]
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Now, It’s Government by Intimidation

They taught me in school that democracy is a system of government of the people, by the people, for the people. So I have to wonder when I read – as I often do – that the United States is “the world’s leading democracy.” In poll after poll, I see “the people” favoring policies that the government […]
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