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Christopher M. Halleron

Why?

WHY?

Q: Why are there so many incidents of lethal use of force in America? A: Because there is an element within contemporary American law enforcement that would rather put their efforts into explaining why their fatal encounter was justified, when they could have perhaps found a more reasonable solution. Q: …

Dirty Hippies... (PHOTO: City of Hoboken)

PINKOBOKEN: Hoboken Named Second Most Liberal City in the Nation

Blame it on the solar-powered trash cans, but Hoboken has been named #2 on Livability.com’s 2014 list of “Best Cities for Liberals.” Citing the city’s young demographic, progressive views on gay marriage and Mayor Dawn Zimmer‘s rather public disagreements with the Chris Christie administration, Hoboken comes in right behind Berkeley… yes, …

ISIS What It Is

  U.S. warplanes are bombing Syria. Here’s how this is going to play out: -The American right—who staunchly opposed action in Syria a year ago, then more or less called the President a coward for not fighting ISIS—will suddenly clamor for the moral high ground over bombing a nation that …

On Scotland…

  We’ve reached a point in human history where the masses are recognizing the inadequacies of existing government and seeking an alternative. This is not an easy process—and the challenges are many—but there is an upwelling of sentiment in Scotland that says, “maybe we can do a better job of …