Author: Dugan Barr

marijuana public domain

This is a letter I sent a few days ago to a member of the Board of Supervisors of Shasta County. Disclaimer:  I do not grow marijuana or use marijuana, nor do I represent...

Der Untergang der Titanic

I have been trying to think of some way to understand the idiocy that is currently going on in Washington.  The idea that there is any other political ambition that would justify allowing the...

Question Mark

Why do we call Social Security and Medicare “entitlements”? That word makes it sound like some kind of a handout. It is not a handout. I started paying into Social Security when I was...

The Hatter as depicted by Sir John Tenniel

The Mad Hatter and the Red Queen have taken over the financial system in this country and maybe the world. Standard and Poor’s downgraded the financial rating of the United States from “AAA,” the...