Williamson, West Virginia and the Opioid Crisis (Fake News Alert!)

Headline: 20.8 Million Pain Pills Flood Tiny Town in WV Let's talk about Williamson, West Virginia, the little town in Mingo County that has been featured in the news for the past several years as a sort of starting point for the opioid epidemic. According to sources, 20 million (give or take about 1 million) … Continue reading Williamson, West Virginia and the Opioid Crisis (Fake News Alert!)

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Prager University Review

   Originally written and posted on Quora, Dec. 19, 2017. See link. Prager University is an up-and-coming and presumably popular website that targets Millennials and touts freedom of thought and speech. The site is confusing a lot of people who think it is a real school (it's just a website), and folks are beginning to … Continue reading Prager University Review

Choosing Sides? In the Aftermath of Violence, there are No Winners

In the wake of the Charlottesville, VA protests, one thing has become crystal clear: One side is motivated by fear, which leads to anger, anger to hate. One side throws around emotionally-charged language, calling the other side traitors to America. One side refuses to give any ground, refuses to honestly hear the other side out. … Continue reading Choosing Sides? In the Aftermath of Violence, there are No Winners

State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 2 of 2

A response to John Corvino, continued from Part 1 The Game of Risk The legal line between small businesses and giant corporations is wide and well established, but anti-discrimination cases like the ones in question, all center around small businesses. Why? Could it be that small businesses are easier for states and state regulatory commissions … Continue reading State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 2 of 2