Why I Support Apple

Monochrome-AppleApple is being asked to provide a backdoor to disable the security function on the phone used by the terrorists in San Bernardino so that the FBI can access the phone’s information to assist in the investigation of that tragedy.  Apple would supposedly be able to keep the code and not turn it over to the government.

The majority of Americans support the government. Maybe up to a few years ago, I would probably have as well. I don’t and here’s why. Continue reading “Why I Support Apple”

Why I Support Apple

Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect

cause-effectDo you pay attention to the media to help you make sense of what is going on in politics? You should. Who we have leading this country at the local, state and federal level effects your life and those of your children. A problem with the media, however, both on the left and the right is their ability to confuse cause and effect, either because they really don’t understand the difference or on purpose to further their own political agenda. If you want to filter through what you read and hear in the media, you better be mindful of this issue. Continue reading “Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect”

Rely on the Media? You Better Understand Cause and Effect

Iowa’s Lesson? Big Win for Socialism

bernie1While there is a long way to go on both the Republican and Democrat sides in terms of nominating candidates for each party, the press is fixated on who is up, who is down, who won and who lost. For me, the bigger story is that an avowed socialist, Bernie Sanders, has gained substantial support. Of course, I believe he is not much different than Clinton: only that he admits to being a socialist.  Is it just because of the weakness of the establishment candidate, Clinton? Or is something bigger happening?  Continue reading “Iowa’s Lesson? Big Win for Socialism”

Iowa’s Lesson? Big Win for Socialism