The Persecution of Judge Garzon

Saul Landau On September 11, 1973 (28 years before the World Trade Center-Pentagon attack), General Augusto Pinochet, leading a gang of treasonous officers, ordered Chilean air force jets to fire missiles at the Presidential Palace. By the end of the day Pinochet had seized power in a bloody, US-backed coup against the elected socialist government […]

The Curmudgeon

You know what the real problem with getting “old” is?  The real problem with getting old is that you remember.  You remember things you shouldn’t. I inherited one of those leather Kleenex holders, one that clips to the sun visor of your car, from my father-in-law when he died.  It is one of those items […]

Milwaukee Police Censored Reporter Geoff Davidian

Milwaukee Police Officer Joseph Anderer did not want any recording of his colleagues ticketing a victim who was broadsided April 52011 by a speeding police car that exited an alley without stopping. So he twisted the camera from reporter Geoff Davidian’s hand, breaking the lens. Anderer cited Davidian for interfering with issuance of a citation, […]

Letters from Inside

REMEMBER ME BY WESLEY C. LOGAN Most taxpayer’s of the golden state believe in California politician’s good common sense, in theory, but some how they can’t apply it to your daily lives, their failures are recorded every millisecond on the state budget meter as a constant reminder, something is radically wrong at the state capitol […]

Oh Yeah, the Volt. Oh well.

General Motors’ release of the new Volt has generated some questions that were addressed in the N Y Times.  I would like to address the answers. Rod Panhard of Maplewood, N.J., asked: Road tests allude that when operating in generator mode, the Volt achieves about 35-38 m.p.g. What if G.M. deployed their weight-saving, rolling-resistance-reducing, and […]

The Fix

Employment, education, and standard of living are all tied together.  People are not buying anything because they have limited funds.  Things are too expensive for the amount of money the people have.   People are going without many things, including the basics.  Because of this lack of purchasing power, few businesses are hiring and most are […]

Are You a Contradiction or a Solution?

While driving in Atlanta one afternoon I found myself following a car with a “Pro-Life” bumper sticker.  At the red light she was in the inside lane so I pulled next to her and lowered my window.  As she did the same, I asked her what her position on the “death Penalty” was—did her pro-life […]

Do we really need driver's licenses for the Internet?

Cyber attacks are on the rise and everyone who connects to the internet needs to educate themselves in possible attacks and be diligent in keeping them at bay. The International Telcommunications Union, a UN agency, believes that the only way to do this is to require a type of driver’s license for anyone who wishes […]