Past Issues of the Buffalo Bull
The current series is the E series. Prior issues and series are not archived at this time.
Take crime statistics with a grain of salt. They are usually generated by people with a vested interest in their values, who are probably unqualified to create them, and almost no one can verify them independently. When they are reported, it is typically without a description of their methodology. Although they have their uses, they are almost always in narrow contexts...
In a nearby town is a man who was taught that he can do no wrong. No matter what problems he caused, his own father bailed him out, got him off the hook, bought off the victims, erased the legal record. He...
In the previous issue, I discussed grand juries, those bodies of the people which, in some democracies, have the authority to decide whether a crime has been committed and who is to be charged. I explained...
Whenever one group or class acquires or seizes special rights not available to the people generally, we move further from democracy. To a great extent, it is a zero sum game: the increase of one person’s...
An important goal of propaganda is to define and to control the narrative, the story which is used to piece together the facts. For example, consider the demolition of the three World Trade Center...
At first, American voting procedures were different. In earlier days, in many if not most places, you’d go to the polls, write your choices on a piece of paper, and put it into the ballot box, or maybe you’d just...
Almost all of us have a sixth sense, but few realize it. We have been taught that it doesn’t exit, or it is evil, or some other negative thing, so we don’t use it and it deteriorates and becomes unusable...
What is called the Athenian Democracy began about 2500 years ago, and endured in various forms for around four centuries. Sometimes it was more, sometimes less, democratic. The four hundred, more or less, years...
Where a parody of ethics still is taught, we learned that it is bullying for the strong to torment the weak, for the powerful to batter the helpless. Bullying! and some would write it into the law!...
Jesus said that the lawyers killed the Prophets. By this, he meant that they had corrupted the Prophets' teachings and revelations. The lawyers to which he referred were the Pharisaic lawyers, and their...
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