No More War

America, as a country, is exhausted by war. And not just the boots-on-the-ground type — a phrase I loathe and will explain why later – but everything about it: the rhetoric, the fear mongering, the clear ignorance to the will of the American people. We are tired of it all. President Obama said in his […]

Digital footprints may embarass or worse: US privacy and technology laws could land practically anyone in jail

Flickr, Casey Konstantín We’ve all done questionably illegal things in our lives (allegedly), whether partaking in recreational drug use in college, sipping on alcohol in our parents’ basements well before reaching the legal drinking age, or other dubious acts we feel best left tucked away. Whether in admittance or not, sometimes we leave digital footprints […]

The death of religion in America

I was going to write today about the recent letters proclaiming America as a Judeo-Christian nation and the false notion the Founding Fathers Bible thumped their way to independence against a religiously oppressive monarchy with the hopes of establishing a religiously oppressive democracy. Yeah, like that’s what they wanted. With non-belief rising in America, and […]

We are living in a surveillance state

From the Verizon scandal a few days ago to new reports stating of massive Internet surveillance by the US government, can American’s be assured that any shreds of remaining privacy be salvaged? In a program called PRISM, the NSA reportedly has access to the servers of sites like, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo, Microsoft, Google and Apple […]