Photography As Democracy in Action

Image via Wikipedia I harp on this topic, I know.  But it’s that important to me:  Democracy is a public affair.  Elections need to be transparent.  Our public discourse needs to be public.  Our national history needs to be open and free.  Photography and videography are marvelous tools for documenting and disseminating the machinations of democracy and thereby promoting the… Continue reading

Where Did My Country Go?

This causes me grave concerns! Once again I ask, “How much of our privacy and freedom are we willing to surrender?!” I’ve kept asking where the ridiculous amount of money I pay in taxes is going. And then we can’t balance local, state, and federal budgets?! Is it because those agencies are spending vast sums of money on tools such… Continue reading

Osama’s Still Free, How About You?

The title, from the question at the end of the quoted material below, is a sickening wake up call we need to all feel in our national collective stomach. We are flushing our civil liberties down the toilet for an invisible threat that some are speculating was killed several years ago. You know those airport scanners that can see through… Continue reading