Alternatives to Pandora

Well, it looks like Pandora decided to alienate a huge chunk of their customer base, by jumping on the #BlackLivesMatter bandwagon (pun intented… sorta). Thankfully, there are alternatives out there. Almost all of these services are either FREE or have very low costs (in the $4-$7 / month range), and almost all have apps for a …

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Traffic Stop Do’s & Dont’s

here’s some advice – and insight into the police officer’s perspective – that may mean the difference between getting a warning or a ticket (or worse). First, a little background. According to FBI Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted reports, 62 officers were killed during traffic stops from 2003 to 2012 – that’s not including …

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Statism by any other name

Statism is “the belief that the state should control either economic or social policy, or both, to some degree.” Socialism, Marxism, Communism, National Socialism, Democrat Socialism, etc, etc – are all derivatives of the same mentality. Individual rights are subservient to the State. “From each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs” …

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In Memoriam – Paris Victims

French officials say at least 129 people were killed in a series of coordinated terror attacks Friday night in Paris. Another 352 victims were wounded in the attacks, with at least 99 in critical condition, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said at a news conference. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which occurred at several …

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The Silence Of The Snowflakes

By Anton Kaplenko Author Note: This was originally written in 2012, in response to several then-current controversies (hence the references to 2012-era studies). Unfortunately, in the 3 years since, things have only gone from bad to worse. Columbia, Yale, and now Missouri. My intent is not to rehash those stories – there’s plenty of online …

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