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Diaries published: 169 (203 days since last diary on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 02:11 PM PST)

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And so should you. I spent years studying and flirting with anti-government philosophies on the right (libertarianism) and left (anarchism). But like so many philosophical notions, they sound ...
by SocioSam
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 02:11 PM PST with 94 Recommends
I came across a 61 year old study of police brutality that is still relevant today. The study, “Violence and the Police,” was part of a PhD dissertation by William A. Westley and published in ...
by SocioSam
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 10:05 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
A couple of years back, I toured the Creation Museum and interviewed two of their scientists as part of my sabbatical project. I have also read some of their literature including books and watched ...
by SocioSam
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 08:10 AM PST with 132 Recommends
“Abortion is Murder” “Abortion stops a beating heart” “Choose life: Your Mother Did” “Keep Abortion Legal” “My Body My Choice” “Pro-child. Pro-Family. Pro-Choice.”
by SocioSam
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 09:28 AM PST with 11 Recommends
A common sign at Tea Party rallies is “Live free or die.” But when you carefully examine their positions on public policy what they really mean is “Live free and die.” Granted, governments ...
by SocioSam
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 01:47 PM PST with 28 Recommends
This is a follow-up on last night's health care rant , but much shorter. As background, three things triggered this. First, a facebook friend (female) went nuts that ACA requires health care ...
by SocioSam
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 01:58 PM PDT with 9 Recommends

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