Monthly Archives: December 2011

Three Reasons Why Voter ID Laws Should Be the #1 Issue for the Occupy Movement

In early 2009, I had dinner with a prominent, conservative political operative at the Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney. He calmly (and accurately) predicted that the 2010 mid-term election would see the largest Republican gains in half a century. He … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Occupy Wall Street, The Courts, The Presidency, Voter ID Laws, Voter Suppression | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Corporate Mistreatment

Here is a story of how one corporation mistreats its employees. The corporation, Crossmark, is a large marketing and sales company that dominates the retail market in the U.S.

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The Dangerous NOPD

Last summer, I broke up a fight between two men near my Los Angeles home, and last night I stood between a man and a woman who were quarreling loudly in the street outside a friend’s home in New Orleans. … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Public Service Announcement Blames Rape Victims

Rape reporting, prosecution, and conviction rates across the country are appallingly low, but it’s easier to get away with sexual assault in some places compared to others.  Pennsylvania is one of those places. In Pennsylvania, expert testimony isn’t allowed in the courtroom.  Instead, jurors frequently rely … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Media/Media Criticism, Rape/ Sexual Assault, Sexism, The Courts | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments