At What Point Does Personal Responsibility Play a Part

One of the recurring narratives I consistently encounter when researching narco violence is the constant but why did he have to kill my…. This is followed with, but my, whatever, was not a drug dealer, or my whatever does not do drugs. But if you look closer at the family unit, you start to see… Read More At What Point Does Personal Responsibility Play a Part

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Brian Williams: Bloggers vs. “Professional” Journalists

The thing about “professional” journalists and the disruption created by the Internet is that “professional” journalists continually bemoan the destruction of their trade by untrained citizen journalists, aka bloggers. Journalism has always benefited the elite of the community. It has always been the individuals with money, that have driven what you get to know about… Read More Brian Williams: Bloggers vs. “Professional” Journalists

Violating Flag Laws

One of the things I found strange when I first came to the United States was how little most US citizens understand proper flag etiquette. Helping Landon with his Cub Scout participation has given me a clearer understanding of the rules and regulations of the United States flag. I thought I would share some of… Read More Violating Flag Laws

How Useful Idiots Manipulate Public Perception: Case Study David Karlsruher and MaxPowers

As a blogger, I’m well aware of the opportunity blogging has given to those intent on manipulating political outcomes and how they abuse the blogging community in order to fulfill their agendas. Blogging has evolved into a platform from where political operatives create political undercurrent from where they create and manipulate public perception. For the… Read More How Useful Idiots Manipulate Public Perception: Case Study David Karlsruher and MaxPowers

The Dee Margo Affair

On May 8, 2013, KVIA reporter, Matt Dougherty shed more light on El Paso Police Officer Alberto Machorro’s road-rage incident with Dee Margo back in September of 2012. Some have speculated that this incident led to Margo’s reelection loss to Joe Moody. Was this incident a conspiracy? As with all conspiracies the evidence is circumstantial,… Read More The Dee Margo Affair

Lazy Americans and Gun Control

The recent rhetoric on gun control demonstrates the laziness of American society. Americans have evolved into lazy citizens looking for the easy way out of problems. Knee-jerk legislation is nothing more than the symptom of a lazy American populace. Instead of collectively demanding personal responsibility, Americans would rather abdicate their responsibility and have the government… Read More Lazy Americans and Gun Control

Dolores Briones is one reason corruption will not end in El Paso

Former County Judge and convicted corruptor, Dolores Briones exemplifies the mind set of why corruption will continue to prevail in El Paso. Corruption is so ingrained in the El Paso mindset that even after admitting corrupt practices, Dolores Briones and her supporters continue to perpetuate a fraud upon the taxpaying citizens of the community. An… Read More Dolores Briones is one reason corruption will not end in El Paso

Chanting and Marching in Downtown Orlando; America Whimpers for Change

Please note: This is an observation of today’s event and no endorsement, for or against, the intent of the protestors is intended, nor should one be assumed. I do not have enough information to form an opinion on their grievance or proposed solution. I was enjoying my Cuban sandwich under a cloudy wonderful Orlando afternoon… Read More Chanting and Marching in Downtown Orlando; America Whimpers for Change

Blogging and Personal Responsibility; Flights of fancy should be ignored

“I am David Karlsruher. Some time ago, I wrote a blog about Stuart L. Leeds wherein I made statements regarding him which were inaccurate and which I should not have made. I publicaly (sic) apologize to Stuart L. Leeds for having done so.” A public apology, by a local blogger, for words written in defiance… Read More Blogging and Personal Responsibility; Flights of fancy should be ignored

Texas Governor Right about Veto to Driving and Texting

Texas Governor Perry is absolutely correct in exercising his veto power over the driving and texting bill presented to him by the Texas Legislature. It comes down to the simple notion of personal responsibility. Unfortunately, many legislators are intent on protecting the community against itself in the mistaken belief that the government’s job is to… Read More Texas Governor Right about Veto to Driving and Texting