Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

This afternoon, I left my house on the way to a doctor’s appointment. I had 15 minutes to get there, which should have been more than enough time. As I drove down the street, just a block away from my house, I spotted two young children—girls, probably between the ages of 4 and 5—walking alone. On the sidewalk, perhaps fifty yards away, a woman lay on the ground. At first, I thought… Read More

I’m going to show off a little of my naiveté here today about how the real world works, and attempt to solve one of the biggest problems the United States political process faces today: Citizens United. For those unfamiliar, Citizens United v Federal Election Commission is a very famous (and important) case that went before the US Supreme Court in 2010, forbidding the restriction of political expenditures by people or corporations in… Read More