We can all agree that change is needed to train and perform our policing activity in this country. There is something wrong when you turn on the news on any given day, and there is almost always a police shooting. If you look at practically all western countries, several (England being one) the police do… Continue reading Not All Situations Are The Same
I would have written this as my New Year post to start 2021, but I decided to wait a few days to officially close out 2020 with the finality of the year and the election's final certification. What a wild year. It started simple enough with a few news stories about a virus out of… Continue reading Out With 2020 – In With 2021
I Grew up in a small New England state and an even smaller New England town. I was never exposed to any black people. To me, people are just people, and when I was younger, you just did not hear of such horrible things we see today. In hindsight, I guess that was a good… Continue reading Racism
I’m usually not lost for words, but, today I’m struggling to have a logical thought or what to say. I have long believed this country would go through some type of revolution again. I always thought it would be subtle changes before anything significant and not in my lifetime. I think I may have misjudged… Continue reading We Are Getting To The Tipping Point
I was hoping to post this yesterday, I thought it would be a good segue from my euthanasia post, but it required much more thought. I used the title as a hook to what could be the most controversial topic possible, the death penalty, do you support it or are you against it? I will… Continue reading Is It Possible There Is Only One Answer?
I was giving this some thought the other day, I actually wrote a paper on it many years ago in college. Recently I read a story about an athlete that took her own life in this manner. Her name was Marieke Vervoot, she was Belgian. She had a condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy. It progressed… Continue reading Should Euthanasia Be Legal?
Americans may 'take democracy for granted' amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/12/31/politics/john-roberts-judiciary-democracy/index.html I couldn't agree more. Young people are losing the knowledge of the branches of government, and what they mean, or why they were created in this specific way. It is easy to get lost with the overload of information and all the social media platforms. When you lump… Continue reading John Roberts : Supreme Court Article
Abortion is a pretty regular topic in our everyday lives. Maybe, not daily, but I'm willing to bet it comes up a few times a month somewhere in this country. Now, being election season, we are sure to get a steady dose of this. There may be one or more supreme court justices change in… Continue reading Abortion