The "Department of Justice’s" Assault on Justice

Fellow Americans, our civil liberties are under assault by the Department of Justice. On Saturday, the 21st of March, news broke that the department asked congress to grant them dramatically expanded power to interdict judicial proceedings. According to Reason, these abilities cover “any statutes or rules of procedure otherwise affecting pre-arrest, post-arrest, pre-trial, trial and …

Things to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Today is thanksgiving, the day traditionally set aside to commemorate the feast between the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians in 1621. We live in a much different world than the first Thanksgiving revelers. Since then, their descendants rose up against British tyranny and proclaimed a new nation. Civil war scorched the land yet the republic came …

We will never forget

Today is 9/11. 18 years ago America was changed forever by 19 men with box cutters. In a brazen act that could not be imagined by civilized men, the innocents were slaughtered by the hundreds and the thousands. Women, children and men of peace were blown away without discrimination. They had not war’s decorum to …

Brief reflections on American liberty

For those who were born and raised under the stars and stripes, freedom is as natural as the sky being blue and the grass being green. It is the normal state of being for Americans so much so that it is sometimes difficult to comprehend that it does not have to be this way. For …