Tagged: US justice

A Toxic Supreme Court

A Toxic Supreme Court

  The US Supreme Court has once again demonstrated its dangerous political and religious bias. In a majority decision, the court has ruled that a company may deny birth control coverage to employees if the...

How Can Stand Your Ground Laws be Constitutional?

How Can Stand Your Ground Laws be Constitutional?

I didn’t hear it on TV and I had to Google it to find out, but, yes, Stand Your Ground laws are being challenged in the courts. It’s puzzling that I heard none of the...

Think Your Cops are Crazy? How about This Guy?

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...

Nameless Jurors are Like Internet Trolls

Nameless Jurors are Like Internet Trolls

The judge who presided over George Zimmerman’s trial has decided that the jurors should remain nameless, adding to my dark suspicions about this case. I wonder why Judge Debra Nelson  feels these jurors must be...

“Little People” Strike Back at the Koch Brothers

“Little People” Strike Back at the Koch Brothers

My brother Bill forwarded an email to me that indicates a groundswell of resentment may be building against the mighty Koch Brothers. Here’s an excerpt from the message: In the wake of the killing of...

Why is it Taking so Long to Arrest Trayvon’s Killer?

Why is it Taking so Long to Arrest Trayvon’s Killer?

The protests are continuing, escalating, spreading… The debate goes on and on and on… Meanwhile the man who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager remains free. Authorities say they are taking their time....

Obama’s Advisors Should Respect Marcus Garvey

Obama’s Advisors Should Respect Marcus Garvey

I never knew Marcus Garvey. He died when I was 6 years old. But my mother heard him speak when he visited Guy’s Hill back in her childhood. And, if my information is correct,...