Archives for March 3, 2015

What is blue and how do we see color?

So before we had a word for it, did people not naturally see blue? This part gets a little complicated, because we do not know exactly what was going through Homer’s brain when he described the wine-dark sea and the violet sheep — but we do know that ancient Greeks and others in the ancient […]

Texas Town Experiences 61% Drop in Crime After Firing Their Police Department

Sharpstown is a Texas community, located just southwest of Houston, and the way they maintain security in this community has gotten our attention. In 2012, they fired their cops. The Sharpstown Civic Association then hired S.E.A.L. Security Solutions, a private firm, to patrol their streets. The statist fearmongers will have you believe that “privatizing” anything would […]