Hold these truths

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. First Amendment to U.S. Constitution Given the impunity with whichContinue reading “Hold these truths”

Take back your life

(With apologies to the Galaxy Being and Freddie.) We live in a time of seemingly unprecedented privacy invasion, government overreach, and Orwellian illogic. I’ve spent most of the last two weeks cleansing my palate by writing a dystopian story about the re-education camps that may seem an inevitable product of our present condition. We nowContinue reading “Take back your life”

Letters from After, Day 9

Dear Mr. Buncio: Thank you for your service as designated recipient of mail from People’s Prisoner LPX-1139. Acting as a sounding board is a sometimes difficult but often therapeutic role for our mentally ill clients. I regret to inform you that your service is complete, as your friend is deceased. He developed symptoms two daysContinue reading “Letters from After, Day 9”