Barbara Shoff
Barbara Shoff

Mother's Day 2013: This Holiday, "Listen to Your Mother"

Is LTYM a trend, a cult of blog followers, a national movement, or simply an idea that's time has come? Attend one of the performances, perhaps with your own mom on Mother's Day.

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Georgia Hostage Taker: He Wanted His Lights On, So SWAT Turned His Off

A Georgia hostage-taker is dead following SWAT team action. But was such drastic action really necessary?
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Marijuana Legalization 2013: 12 More States Consider Decriminalization and Legalization

More states move forward on marijuana legislation while the federal government continues to drag its heels.
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Marijuana Legalization: State Laws Matter Little to the Feds

Obama clearly explains federal law must change to end marijuana arrests and incarceration in states.
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Kansas Wants Sperm Donor to Pay Child Support: Is This Homophobia?

Kansas wants sperm donor William Marotta to pay child support even though he signed a contract with a lesbian couple to hold him harmless. Is this state-sponsored homophobia?
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Adam Lanza Shooting: This Mass Murderer Might Have Been Motivated by Drugs, Not by Guns

The Connecticut shooting that took 28 lives has rekindled the debate on gun control. New studies say we should be looking at prescription drug control instead.

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More Reasons to Distrust Government and the Mainstream Media

Some people believe the white vapor exhaust trail that can be seen from jet aircraft contains toxins, and the citizens of this country are unknowingly being used as guinea pigs.
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Voter Fraud: Texas AG Threatens Election 2012 International Observers

Texas Attorney General Abbott, supported by Gov. Rick Perry, warns against international observers interference with Texas elections.

Popular Blogs: Emerging Writer Heather Davis Joins the Popular Trend of TMI

In this age of blogging, e-books and online journalism, writers are working harder than ever to stand out. Heather Davis is one of those emerging writers.
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Ron Paul Sound Currency Message is Resonating With Worldwide Leaders, Including China

In the meantime, the Federal Reserve Bank, Obama, Romney and their supporters brush away Paul's comments as though his warnings were gnats.
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Ron Paul Legalize Marijuana Bill: 8 Reasons Why It Makes Sense

The Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011 is still in committee, as the Global Commission on Drug Policy say war on drugs has failed.

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Ron Paul Was Right All Along About Our Fiscal Woes: Time for Congress to Listen Up

Ron Paul has warned about the fiscal cliff for years. Now the International Monetary Fund is in agreement. Will congress finally take action? Kick out those who play "kick the can."
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Ron Paul Sent Me: My Strange and Awesome Journey Into the World of PolicyMic

A Ron Paul article led me to PolicyMic, which offers a great opportunity for aspiring writers to hone their journalistic skills and obtain name recognition for their work.
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Ron Paul Supporters Are Critical For Romney to Win the Election, But Do Not Expect Them to Vote For Romney

Ron Paul supporters could swing the election, but most are voting for third party candidates.
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Gun Control: James Holmes and Recent Shootings Are Not Proof Gun Violence is on the Rise

Gun ban advocates raise their voices with increased media reports of gun violence. But there is a difference between gun violence and gun crime.
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Ron Paul: Doctor, Representative, Statesman and Now Also a Prophet

Depending on the definition, Ron Paul could be considered a prophet. Many of his predictions have already come true, will the rest of them?

Ron Paul Survivalism: How to Make It Through the Coming Catastrophe

Elections and financial worries lead to upswing in rural real estate market driven by survivalist and Prepper movement.
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Obama vs Romney Polls: Why the Facts Are Strikingly Absent From Media Coverage of Election 2012

Headlines and mainsteam media sway minds of the masses. Alternative media is the hope for the future.