Oct 31, 2013

Our Democracy At Risk - Stop Watching Us

This phenomenal video with actors, whistle-blowers and veterans make the case that our democracy is at a crossroads. If people in this country want their freedoms, they have to stand up to protect them, or find themselves deprived of them. It's already happening, it may happen to you. The dangers to our cherished civil liberties have never been greater, and it's up to all of us to defend them.

The NSA is a wildly out of control agency intent on maintaining its power with as little oversight as possible. The Guardian newspaper, which broke the story, has set the standard in reporting on the NSA's abuses. Keep track of the latest developments with their feature The NSA Files.

The NSA cannot even follow the few constraints it has, constraints imposed upon it by Congress. Even when they are subject to rules, they disregard them. Read about that HERE.

Oct 28, 2013

Night At The Museum 2013

This is the third year I've organized the 501st Legion's participation in this fun event, at the Tampa History Museum, and it keeps getting bigger and better. We had a lot of fun this year, and put a lot of smiles on kids' faces. Man, does that ever get old? I think NOT!

The highlight was a group of kids who performed the Thriller Dance, and it's obvious they worked hard at this, because they were awesome. I recorded the whole dance; check it out below: