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Are you Sneaky Smart?

The sneaky smart don’t accept rules on face value and follow them blindly. They will weigh the rules and ponder how they affect them (as well as others). So think through every law carefully. Consider each law in how it affects you (as well as others). Obey laws that make sense and were written to protect and advocate for the people. Recognize laws that were made to favor the divine right of kings to pander to their interests. The key is to recognize the difference and act accordingly. They obey laws that make sense, but they also know when it is time to break the law.


Yes, Virginia, We Still Have Three Branches of Government

The Government has taken the position that the President’s decisions about immigration policy, particularly when motivated by national security concerns, are unreviewable, even if those actions potentially contravene constitutional rights and protections. The Government indeed asserts that it violates separation of powers for the judiciary to entertain a constitutional challenge to executive actions such as this one.


RESPONSE to: Sikh Man Shot in Hate Crime

Police in Western Washington are searching for the gunman who shot a Sikh man this past Friday. The police and the FBI are investigating the shooting as a hate crime. Here’s the response from the India Association of Western Washington. 


Donald Trump’s Tax Returns Are Already in Public Records

There are weekly news and opinion stories coming out regarding breakthrough revelations or protests concerning Donald Trump’s failure to make public his tax returns. While we all wait for Wikileaks to succeed in their call for a leak, there are actually already a several dozen publicly available records from Trump’s holdings.


Voting: New Hampshire

Even though same-day voter registration is permitted in New Hampshire, one busload of voters pulling into a polling place would create a spectacle that got some eye-popping, jaw-dropping attention. Same-day voter registration for busloads of illegal voters would not happen. It’s that simple.