Thomas Givens

70 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Following | 9 Followers | @Thom1952 | Liberal political blogger. An old fanboy. Interests all over the map.

The Cold War mentality returns

I have had to take some time to deal with things cascading through my life. I am back.<p>The world has been throwing chaos, terror and confrontations …

The Coup

Franklin Roosevelt won the Presidency in 1932. He embarked on sweeping social and economic reforms of American society to end the Depression that …

Ohio quietly becomes part of the South.

Texas, Arkansas and other parts of the Old Confederacy get the press for repressive abortion laws and voter suppression. However, Ohio is beacon of …

DeWine Believes Hobby Lobby Case Is About Religious Liberty And Abortion. Really?!?

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has never met a dubious legal argument he won’t commit Ohio to defend. He even goes out of his way to join in cases …

SCOTUS looks into a religious abyss. The abyss stares back at us all.

Corporations are an artificial legal construct designed to shield shareholders from liability. That's my understanding but not being an attorney, I …

Cosmos. Knowledge vilified.

Cosmos. I watched and marveled at it's first incarnation led by Carl Sagan. He examined and explained the Universe in ways the average could grasp. …

Ohio Leads The Nation In Job Losses, Time To Kick The Jobless To The Curb

Usually having the Speaker of the House calling your state home is good for the state. Since Ohio leads the nation in job losses, you’d think Speaker …

So Are 2 Drinks A Day Really Too Many?

A lot of us are drinking too much, and on Tuesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called us on it.<p>More than eight drinks a week for women and 15 drinks a week for men can get you into trouble, the CDC warned.<p>But that doesn't seem to jibe with other studies that found that drinking …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 case

Drop protection<p>If you lose your grip on your gargantuan Galaxy Note 3, the Defender is there to cushion the fall<p>Dust protection<p>Seal out dust, dirt …

Galaxy Note