Author Archives: joejoeboston1983

Civility is still a needed virtue….

A friend sent me a recent blog by a professor at West Chester University that speaks to the current climate we have regarding how we speak and, in too many cases, do not speak in civil tones to one another. … Continue reading

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RoadTrip 2011

Your correspondent is currently on a long distance road trip across the United States. While I am writing a journal, there will be fewer posts during the trip. The size and diversity of this country is truly astounding when encountered by automobile … Continue reading

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Don’t Change your Religion in Iran….

While the death penalty is being appealed the question must be raised about the administration of justice in Iran as regards converting from one faith to another. Is this unique to the Iranian Mullahs or is it practiced in any … Continue reading

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Irvine 11 Revisited for another viewpoint…..

http://electronicintifada.net/content/why-irvine-11-are-true-american-heroes/10428#comment-1759 I recently accessed this website in my never-ending push to understand Islam and the Israel-Palestinian Authority question. This particular website gives another viewpoint about the recent convictions of the Irvine 11 for denying the free speech rights of the … Continue reading

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The WEB is not that Innocuous Service you Thought!

Watch this short TED presentation. You’ll never view the Web the same again. Please leave a comment as I’m interested in your thoughts. Thank you.

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Chris Christie looking better and better….

The current crop of GOP presidential aspirants has run somewhat aground. Rick Perry’s vaunted jump into the race after weeks of cat and mouse saw him only faltering badly in the debates. Mitt Romney is getting Wall Street money but … Continue reading

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All Politicians lie, but not all liars are politicians!

“Those who think that they alone have the right answers, those who demonize those who think differently, and those who refuse to listen and take other points of view into account—these leaders, in my view, are a danger to the … Continue reading

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Women Granted ? in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah has decreed that in four years women may vote and may serve on an appointed advisory council. This raises questions of second-class citizenship, once removed, from that of men. Of course most men in Saudi Arabia are second … Continue reading

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Irvine 11 Convicted of Free Speech Violation

On Friday, the so-called Irvine 11 group of university students were found guilty by a jury of violating the free speech rights of the Israeli Ambassador during a scheduled speech in the fall of 2010. The University of California-Irvine had … Continue reading

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Herman Cain wins in Florida Straw Poll

How is it that someone who claims it is lawful for communities to oppose the building of mosques wins the Florida popularity contest. Is this saying something about those voters in Florida and their grasp of the US Constitution? Is … Continue reading

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