Category Archives: editorial

Men and Depression

Middle-aged white men have become more susceptible to depression and suicide than ever before. I couldn’t imagine being male and depressed. As a female, I can vouch for the fact that it’s a lot more socially acceptable for women to … Continue reading

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Staying Objective with the News on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The news on the Israel-Palestine conflict can be a bit confusing, overwhelming, and at times misleading. The conflict is not as new as the media is making it look. The following post was put together in an attempt to get … Continue reading

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Kathleen Hanna: always a hot topic in my book

http://touch.dangerousminds.net/all/incredible_unpublished_1995_interview_with_bikini_kills_kathleen_hanna#1   “Kathleen’s support for aspiring young female writers and musicians cannot be overstated. She was the riot grrrl movement’s big sister, muse, and fairy godmother. Bikini Kill wasn’t exactly raking in a ton of money, but she still bought … Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd tries a ganja candy bar in Denver: how it went

“(NYT) columnist Maureen Dowd took her reporting seriously when she tried a marijuana-infused candy bar, only to end up “panting and paranoid” in her Denver hotel room. She wasn’t alone in nibbling off more than she could handle. Edible marijuana … Continue reading

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What’s up at Amarillo City Hall?

Originally posted on High Plains Blogger:
I posted a blog recently about the Amarillo Animal Control Department troubles and suggested that the verdict may be in on the fate of the two top animal control officials who have been put…

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Cell phones and the 4th Amendment

“On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider whether law enforcement officers during an arrest may search the contents of a person’s mobile phone without a warrant. The court should recognize that new technologies do not alter basic Fourth Amendment principles, … Continue reading

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A Failure of Due Process in Texas

This is by op-ed contributor Scott Martelle in the Los Angeles Times. The lack of transparency in the recent execution of Tommy Sells was a failure of due process and a violation of the 8th Amendment.     “It is … Continue reading

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