By: Jim Brown, Jim Brown's Common Sense 

Early Sunday mornings are a quiet time for me.  I'm generally at a local coffee house in Baton Rouge looking over the morning papers for ideas to discuss on my mid-morning syndicated radio program.  Several police officers dropped in for a coffee break, and we visited about the aftermath of the recent Alton Sterling shooting. We wished each other a quiet and pleasant Sunday and went our separate ways.

My broadcast began at 9:00 am with my usual greetings and the welcoming of several new stations to my "Common Sense" radio ne...... read more
By: Gene Steinberg, The Paracast 

Each week, Gene speaks directly to the industry's movers and shakers, including corporate leaders, industry analysts, and regular panels that feature the most respected journalists who cover personal technology.

On this week's all-star episode, we feature columnist, podcaster and show regular Kirk McElhearn <>, also known as Macworld's <> "iTunes Guy." Before getting to the meat of the discussion, Gene and Kirk discuss their choices for Internet service. Essentially, Kirk has one hoo...... read more
By: Gene Steinberg, The Paracast 

It's shop talk time once again, as Gene and Chris take extra time to catch up on a host of subjects, including how to treat guests with wacky viewpoints, whether Chris is, of late, more accepting of a possible extraterrestrial solution to cattle mutilations, music and beliefs in UFOs, and strange sounds from time and space. Or from somewhere. We even include a few samples with which to assault your eyes. The discussion also focuses on upcoming guests, and there is, yes there are, a few moments of politically-related chatter and a response to ...... read more
By Bradlee Dean, Sons Of Liberty

"Lest we forget at least an over the shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins - or which is which), the very first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom - Lucifer." 
Saul D. Alinsky, Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals[/...
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By: Jim Brown, Jim Brown's Common Sense 

Some 4000 Republican delegates and party officials are converging in Cleveland this week, with Democrats heading for Philadelphia the following week. The old process of picking national candidates in the proverbial smoke filled room has gone by the wayside in favor of party primaries. In the old days, candidates would spend years wooing state party leaders, who would then select delegates and tell them whom to support.

The timeworn system produced Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. The current process gave us...... read more