Category Archives: Politics

Who Do You Trust

Preface: I have been personally touched by gun violence. My cousin was gunned down on a Dallas freeway in front of his wife and infant child by a shooter after a road rage incident. A classmate / study partner was … Continue reading

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The Problem with Facts

On the 50’s police drama Dragnet, Detective Joe Friday frequently employed the phrase “All we want are the facts, ma’am”, which in the course of being quoted over the years has been shortened to “Just the facts, ma’am.” I agree … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

When it comes to the Law, the old saying, “Be careful what you wish for. You may receive it.”, should be given the greatest possible credence. All too frequently I hear people make the comment “that should be illegal” and … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Twiddle Dee or Twiddle Dum

During the 2004 presidential campaign, I was living in London. Many of my British friends were flabbergasted that Americans would even consider putting “W” back in office. Time and again I was asked the same question: “How is it possible … Continue reading

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The Root of the Problem

© Copyright 2012 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved Up until now, I have chosen to remain silent concerning my political views. Knowing how divisive and emotionally charged this topic can become has led me to simply steer … Continue reading

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