US-elections

Voter Apathy in the United States

by Bob Branco It’s happening everywhere. More and more people are staying home on Election Day. Our right to vote is either watered down or rejected, and this makes me very sad. When I hear about these low voter turnouts, my initial reaction is that people don’t have time to go to the polls because…

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Garden Memories

by James R. Campbell I remember the time when we could get fresh produce from a garden. Although it was many years ago, it seems like only yesterday.  Rarely, if ever, do we get fresh produce like that today. When I was growing up, Dear and mamma used to take me to Bryan County in…

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Pakistan Kills Human Rights Again with Cybercrime Bill

The failed government of Pakistan has struck its people yet another blow of recklessness and oppression—the so-called cybercrime bill. Two days ago the Pakistani lawmakers – those things sitting in the air-conditioned offices in the federal capital at the expense of people’s money – “unanimously” passed the Prevention of Electronic Crimes bill (aka cybercrime bill),…

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Laws and Rules that Ban Athletes from the Olympics

by Gordon Jeremiah Berry With the Olympics now well underway, questions that are continuing to plague each sporting event is the abuse of drugs or performance-enhancing substances. Despite various agencies in charge of overseeing that such abuses don’t take place, abuse is still widespread and common. Such agencies in charge of oversight include: the World…

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Reflections of Dallas

by James R. Campbell When we think of Dallas, Texas, many of us remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, or the scenery for the TV show of the same name. Those who have never been to Dallas have a limited view of the city, a view shaped by national tragedy…