Monthly Archives: November 2014


The least surprising and also least helpful reactions regarding the events of Ferguson, Missouri, are those that promote a mostly racial narrative. Yes, it is true – and no one disputes – that incidents like this shooting can and do … Continue reading

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Potpourri: Net Neutrality, The Blacklist and Michael Pollan

If by today you haven’t been pulled into a Facebook debate about “Net Neutrality,” you have my sincerest envy. For those of you not familiar with the concept, Net Neutrality is a scheme whereby the Federal government would mandate that … Continue reading

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Tinfoil Hat Wearing Candidate Wins 39% of Vote

This wasn’t a headline in Wednesday’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, but it should have been. I was, after all, the only candidate for state office endorsed by the Keystone Cannabis Coalition and who advocated a return to the gold standard. The 45th … Continue reading

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