The ‘men-children in uniform’ living out their virtual fantasies as military badasses are about 7000 miles west of “necessary.” Suburban America isn’t a warzone.
A brief comment on the militarization of our police.
I had the pleasure of illustrating the cover of this month’s issue of The Freeman. The focus of the issue was the ACA, and the cover focused primarily on the disproportionate burden the ACA places on Generation-Y (aka “Millennials”). See below for
People have been celebrating the recent marriage equality victory in the Supreme Court. While I think this ruling is long overdue, I believe the majority of us have been glancing over a more primary question: why must we ask the government for permission to marry in the first place? Isn’t anyone else a little unnerved by the idea of a complete stranger sitting in an office somewhere, with the power to tell you who you may and may not share your property and liability with?
The Westboro Baptist Church has been in the news recently for it’s decision to picket the funerals at Sandy Hook, and for the petition posted on the White House’s “We The People” website, requesting the WBC be formally recognized as a hate group.