Category Archives: Civil & Human Rights

#COVID19 Math: Five ways the virus spread so fast, plus 12 ways to operate economies & governments while socially distancing.

How many people can be infected with COVID-19 via a single scenario? Several major pieces in our economy are examined, and twelve ideas to minimize the impact to the economy are presented. Continue reading

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Sterigenics Scandal: What do the studies have to say?

This article provides a collection of scientific studies, articles, and government documents regarding Ethylene Oxide, a chemical related to the Sterigenics scandals. Continue reading

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Is PACER’s paywall finally coming down?

H.R.6714 – Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2018 seeks to eliminate fees after they became a slush fund. It was discovered that PACER raked in approximately 150 Million dollars in 2016, according to article posted on ARS Technica. That’s … Continue reading

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Social Media diversification and why F*Book sucks.

I used to be on FaceBook, until the day I posted an excoriating comment (it really was brutal) about a police detective.  A few hours after I had made my remarks, several unknown F*Book users maliciously reported my account as … Continue reading

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Arena, WI man wins $35,000 settlement for three-year court battle over FB comment.

ARENA, WI – Thomas G. Smith was awarded a $35,000 settlement after fighting criminal charges stemming from a profanity-laced Facebook comment.  Smith was subjected to a day of pretrial detention plus a ban on using a computer or cell phone … Continue reading

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