End Torture - Shut Down the CIA

360915_CIA-torture Remember back in April, 2007, when then-CIA director George Tenet appeared on 60 Minutes, angrily telling the program host, "this government does not torture people"? We knew then it was not true because we had 9/11, but it had vastly exaggerated any valuable information that came from such practices.However, secret rendition of prisoners to other […]

Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry on Foreign Policy: A 2016 Preview

gty_rt_rick_perry_rand_paul_jc_140714_16x9_608 There is no debate we're a country in transition. The only debate is what we're actually transitioning to, and whether we'll be better or worse as a people for it. Such transitions challenge trusted traditions to prove they're still relevant. Old alliances are tested. And folks tend to gravitate to new ideas quickly before they're […]

A Victim of Michigan’s Food Gestapo Speaks Out

101213_1802_RawMilkCome2.jpg It seems that the so-called leaders of my former home state of Michigan are at it again. Although the Michigan legislature is pretty good at protecting the rights of gun owners, when it comes to the right of Michigan residents to freely consume, and grow, what they choose, their efforts appear to be an epic […]