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Category: Liberty

Police Lies – Sewer Plant Smells

Last week I wrote about a case where police officers sat around and conjured up a way to avoid the Fourth Amendment. Today I write about when prosecutors and the […]

Cop Deception Upheld – Sad Day

From last week: According to my good friend and former classmate Charles Bond, an incineration at a funeral home costs, at a minimum, $4500. A traditional funeral costs upwards of […]

It’s Hot In There

If being light hearted about the dying process is not your thing, you may not want to read this column. I have, at times, been accused of being insensitive. I’m […]

You’re So Vain – Solar Eclipse

My last solar eclipse was on March 7, 1970, when I lived in Knoxville, Tennessee (not to be confused with Knoxville, GA, the birthplace of John Pemberton, the inventor of […]

Pina Colada Song – Escape

“At a bar called O’Malley’s, where we´ll plan our escape.” You probably recognize this lyric from the Rupert Holmes song, “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”, an ode to discovery, or infidelity, […]

Georgia Gun Law Quiz

How well do you know Georgia’s gun carry license law? Let’s find out. Do you need a Georgia Weapons Carry License to carry a weapon at work? Interestingly, the answer […]

Immigrant Crime Stats Revealed

Liars lie. As British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” So when someone fluently and quickly and unabashedly spouts out […]

CNN Outs Internet Dude

By now you’ve heard of CNN’s tracking down and threatening to reveal the identity of “Han”, the person who first created the Trump wrasling CNN GIF. (A GIF is an […]

Patent Pending – Sorry I Offended You

A few interesting tidbits for you this week: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that offensive names can be trademarked, overturning a law protecting us from being offended. It seems a […]

You Said What?

  In a recent court case, the Georgia Supremes held that a defendant’s outgoing text messages are admissible as evidence, but not the incoming text messages, since they are hearsay. […]

Trump Speak

Regardless of your political affiliations or leanings, there are lessons to be learnt from the election of Donald Trump. This isn’t a high falutin’, educated analysis of complicated exit poll […]

Pill Bottles and You

My lovely daughter Alden is quite a young lady. Last week, she volunteered at a local school at an event for special needs children. As a parting gift, she received […]

Dive Bar

So New Year’s is upon us. We’ll either go to a late night church service, or to a friend’s house, or stay home, right? Nope, some will go to a […]

Grandma Got Run Over… by a Reindeer?

The Christmas song you love or hate the most is “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” Really, it’s in the Top Ten of both “most liked’ and “most disliked’ […]

Coats For Kids

So the Christmas season is upon us. We all tend to get into the giving mood during the holidays, especially when it comes to the less fortunate. I want to […]