The lack of Amateur Radio utilization during emergencies in South Mississippi.

Use Amateur Radio to improve public safety. What exactly does Amateur Radio provide to local officials during emergencies that isn’t part of their communication infrastructure? I live in Jackson County Mississippi.  Sure there are periodic *nets* where we check in….basically saying we’re here…  so what? I am not aware of *any* real coordinated effort to […]

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Why Apple should NOT hack the iPhone for the FBI.

Law enforcement would surely like the ability to be able to retrieve data from locked or encrypted cell phones of criminals. Should Apple be forced to co-operate with the US Government and provide at a minimum the data from an encrypted / locked cell phone even if they don’t allow the FBI to crack the […]

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Why Veterans protest…

“I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the […]

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His lips are moving —

“The loss of ethics by the wealthy was a symptom, not a cause. What brought down the system was the unwillingness of the everyday citizens to live up to their own responsibilities. They allowed themselves – in fact, they pushed – to be corrupted. They insisted that public benefits – education, public safety, transportation systems […]

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Stop it! Or I will bury you alive in a box…

Stop it.  Stop letting symbols control how you feel. There is a funny TV skit from an episode of Mad TV that many people should take to heart.  It is about a woman with an irrational fear of being buried alive in a box and she is at at her doctors and explaining the problem. […]

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