The Underlying (and Scary) Implications of Florida’s Attempt to Privatize Prison System

January 20, 2012 While the Old Man tends to focus on national issues, I occasionally react to what some state governments are doing; especially if I see a national implication. And the state of Florida has recently given new cause … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Coal Miner Murder Don Blankenship Is Back In Business

January 17, 2012 Surely you remember Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy. Under his leadership at Massey, while skirting government regulations, 29 coal miners died at his Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia in March 2010. Over a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]