Thoughts on Baltimore (and other issues)

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the riots in Baltimore. You’ve heard about how people have taken to the streets to destroy, loot, and hurt. You’ve probably read the stories about the 15 officers (last I saw) who were hurt by the rioters. But what do we do about it? We can sit here, behind the comfort of our homes, our keyboards, our tv screens, and criticize, call them criminals, and tell them they should have done it another way.

And we wouldn’t be wrong.

But it’s not their fault.

If you are looking for someone to blame, look in the mirror. Continue reading

Equal Rights

 

 

I have recently found myself being drawn into a new cause. There is a great injustice out there that I has surged recently.

Rights for Droids.

Droids in today’s day and age, with all of our civil rights talk, are basically modern-day slaves. I mean, we expect them to do all the crap work, we don’t pay them, and they have no rights.

Heck, we even buy and sell them!

This is a great cause that I am very excited to help support, if you are going to throw your weight behind anything, you should throw it behind this, because Droids are not something to be owned, they are friends to be cherished!

 

Why Today’s Causes Fail

Everyone remember the Kony 2012 movement earlier this  year? Did anyone ever hear what happened with that? That’s because nothing significant happened. That whole “cover the night” thing? Never really happened.

It got me thinking, why have so many movements, some never even more than blip on a radar for a day? Continue reading

The Problem With Education

The Problem With Education

Can someone PLEASE explain to me the logic behind cutting the education budget? How does making the younger generations dumber actually solve any of our nations problems? Stupidity doesn’t create jobs. Ignorance doesn’t increase civil rights. Continue reading