Monthly Archives: December 2011

Most dangerous drug

Don’t know that there is anything new here but it is something we need to bring to the forefront every now and then. Spend a lot of time on drugs but alcohol is every bit as dangerous. This is especially … Continue reading

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The Power of One

It never occurred to me that one man could turn the tide of democracy in the United States. However, it appears that Osama bin Laden has turned off the facet of democracy in his raid on the twin towers. He … Continue reading

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A new and more powerful pain killer on the market

Think in terms of a pill that contains up to 10 times the amount of hydrocodone as medications such as Vicodin being legally manufactured by the drug companies in 2012 and advertised in the popular media. Now think in terms of  “According … Continue reading

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An analysis of crime legislation in the 2012 session.

The Florida legislature has a habit of turning out ‘knee jerk/reactionay’ law that in the end is often more destructive than in the interest of public safety. In part, they are doing this because as elected officials they are playing … Continue reading

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The ride to Jackson County and Panama City

The Dragon Princess was born to guzzle gas, lay rubber and breath fire. She only knows ‘giddy up-go.’ Rain, sleet and snow make no never mind. Weather fronts come and go with bluster and wind. She goes where she is … Continue reading

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Lessons from the ride to Jackson County

Union and Confederate dead at Gettysburg Yesterday, rode up to Marianna to see for myself what I would find and found more than I expected. Then doing research last night, out jumped the devil. “…By 1930, four thousand blacks had … Continue reading

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The slippery slope of the war on terrorism

A couple of days ago, I closed out a posting with who defines a terrorist and what is terrorism. It seems as if the congress and the president have decided to not only include Americans but also Americans accused of … Continue reading

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Exposure to Violence and Arrests of American youth

The Pediatric Journal has come out with two articles that stand alone but are mutually supporting in scope. They deal with the amount of violence children are exposed to through the web and other forms of technology and the number … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a day long odyssey in North Florida

As I was traveling the highways and byways of North Florida on my mortorcycle in December, it occured to me that the history and culture of Florida is one of subjugation and exploitation that has found expression in slavery, share … Continue reading

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Military given go-ahead to detain US terrorist suspects without trial

Befor anyone reads what I have to say, I encourage them to look at the movie Rendition and then look at You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days inside Guantanamo (2010) and guantanamo prison( guantanamo hapishanesi) and finally A Few … Continue reading

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