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Copping Out is a Matter of Trust

By Jason Menard

How do you fix a system that won’t admit its broken? And when those systems are designed for our protection and benefit, how can we as a public trust them to act in that manner when we’re seeing so much evidence to the contrary.

The stories of Carly Finn and Stacy Bonds are just the latest in what appears to be continuing proof of the old adage “absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Again, we must be cautious about judging actions for which we were not present – however, both of these just don’t pass the sniff test. Continue reading

Sudbury Molestation for Safety A Trade Not Worth Making

By Jason Menard

In general, I prefer my columns and opinions to be visceral. I don’t spend a lot of time refining or re-writing them, as I don’t want to dilute the emotion or the opinion. What you get is me, essentially unfiltered.

I was ready to go off on today’s moronic protest in the U.S. against the TSA and its overaggressive safety measures. I still will, but my issues with the protest – and the fact that its instigator was not even flying himself today – has been tempered by the public molestation of a 15-year-old girl in Sudbury. Continue reading