The polit­i­cal ram­blings of yet anoth­er white guy on the Inter­net. Admit it: You’re thrilled to be here, aren’t you?

Rekia Boyd

Meet Rekia Boyd, born Novem­ber 5, 1989 and a res­i­dent of Dolton, Illi­nois, along with her fam­i­ly. On March 21, 2012, Reki­a’s life was trag­i­cal­ly cut short. While out with a group of friends late in the evening, enjoy­ing music, drinks, and each oth­ers’ com­pa­ny at Dou­glas Park. In the small hours of the night, Rekia and …

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"cap and trade" typed on a sheet of paper still in a typewriter

Cap and Trade in a Nutshell

You may have heard a lot late­ly about the cap and trade bill which was recent­ly sped through the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and is cur­rent­ly in the Sen­ate. And you may have, like I had, absolute­ly no idea what “cap and trade” — emis­sions trad­ing — is all about. I asked Dad for a bit of clar­i­fi­ca­tion, and here it is, as I understand …

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Political Rumormongers Should Get Snopesed

Before spread­ing viral links — espe­cial­ly those which seem too good to be true in sup­port­ing your beliefs or in dis­parag­ing some­thing you dis­agree with — take a moment to check out Snopes.com. You’ll save your­self some embarrassment!

A Salted Faith