Today’s Briefs: September 23, 2012

For more than two years I, the Old Man, have been waiting to see which country was going to have the kahuna’s to say this first: “Let’s be blunt and acknowledge the biggest threat to the world’s biggest economy are … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]

A New Twist To Voter-Suppression Comes To Virginia

January 10, 2012 Since the Presidential Election of 2008 we’ve seen a dramatic increase in attempts to put tighter controls on voter rights. The common unjustified “justification” for this has been to prevent voter fraud. But as has been pointed … [CLICK TO READ MORE]