Law, Order, and a Better Society

What makes us a better society? What elevates humankind above the animals in our social machinations? At what point does upholding the law get in the way of justice, and what is the social and moral cost of those laws? I am by no means an anarchist, and if truth be told I’m likely far more of a...

Good Answer

Justice; it’s something that’s been lacking when it comes to holding this administration responsible for its actions.  What’s worse, it seems as though the game is rigged in such a way that justice may never be served. As I mentioned last week, seeing Bush and his administration face...

Prayer For Justice

God damn it. This is the result of the so called ownership society, more like the privatized society–Friedmanism gone wild where government regulation is demonized and the principles of the free market are allowed to regulate everything.  This is what you get.  A society wherein justice is privatized...

Update On Jamie Leigh Jones

The story of Jamie Leigh Jones shocked the media world, and even provided some unification as voices on both sides of the aisle expressed their outrage that a young woman would not only be gang raped while employed by Kellog, Brown & Root over in Iraq, but also that she would find the path to justice to...

The Friday Blackout: A National Boycott for Justice

Don’t buy anything Friday. NOTHING. Warren Ballentine, a lawyer and talk show host syndicated to predominantly black radio stations, is calling for a national economic boycott this Friday as a way of protesting the injustices that have become an everyday feature of BushAmerica. Ballentine...

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