Save Texas Schools

The Save Texas Schools group is putting together a rally on Feb 23 to oppose Governor Perry’s plan to begin a voucher system here in Texas. The school system here is in serious trouble after the horrendous budget cuts that …

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2013 Predictions

Oh the new year. A time for reflection and speculation. What does 2013 have in store for us? Games Starting out on the shallow side of things, let’s look at the world of gaming. What am I looking forward to …

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2012 in Review

The end of the year is upon us.  The world did not end so we have 2013 and beyond to look forward to. But before we do let’s take a look back at 2012. (For reference, here’s my 2012 outlook and …

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Blame

Warning this post may annoy you if you don’t actually read it and just jump to conclusions. In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary there has been a lot of reactions from people. Fortunately, pretty much everyone …

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ReOccupy

After last year’s collapse at the hand of harsh treatment by local police and cities, aided by the unrelenting coldness of winter, the Occupy movement appeared to leave the national spotlight. But despite what many thought, they didn’t die. For …

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Election Results

The election has happened and we’re all still here. Good job democracy. As predicted, Obama won and the Texas senate seat and my Congressional district went to the two Republicans. it’s sad how in the bag those were.  It looks …

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Election Predictions

Well folks, it’s finally here. Election day in the US of A. Finally, no more political ads (for 3 months or so until people begin campaigning for the 2016 presidential election).  As I mentioned before, I was considering going Green this …

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

I’ve never been a fan of political parties.  Representatives in a republic are already responsible to so many different groups: their constituents, their personal beliefs, the good of the country as a whole. Feeling beholden to yet another group that …

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Why I’m not Voting for Romney

Many of you may have seen this video of Mitt Romney talking to other rich guys at a fundraiser event. If not, watch that first. To highlight a few things, here’s the remarks in quotes, though you really need to …

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Ignorant Bigotry

First, watch this for context. This video was shared by a friend of mine on Facebook. Now, this is the response he got (Italics mine, names have been removed): Response by Friend:Hey, the guy asked for a straight answer.. He …

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