As 2014 draws to a close I realize that while I had several essay length blog posts that I wanted to make during 2014 the evidence is that I was not very productive. I think the term is 'slacker'. I was somewhat slowed down for a few weeks by my shoulder injury but that is healing and is not much of an excuse.
So rather than try to compose a long essay to close out the year I am going do something relatively short. Here are a few items that caught my attention recently.
First I want to draw your attention to the piece by Radley Balko in the Washington Post about Civil Liberties.
And a high profile challenge to the traditional gender roles. I think Obama should have received more coverage for this and if you have not seen it then here is the quickest link I could find (yes I know it is FB but I am in a hurry)
Plus the comments are good particularly the one about being on the school target shooting team is classic.
Jim Peron is one of those writers that I try to follow because Jim usually has something insightful to say. Not just people in Australia but people everywhere might want to take a look at this:
I wish everyone a Healthy and Prosperous New Year