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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

New Trommetter Times - Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

About that Creepy Elf on a Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a future police state

I’ve always said before I think Santa and his helper elves are creepy. Laura Pinto takes it to another level.

[Elf on a Shelf] is a capillary form of power that normalizes the voluntary surrender of privacy, teaching young people to blindly accept panoptic surveillance and reify hegemonic power.

I think that means is they’ll accept NSA surveillance and groping by the TSA without question.

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My Endorsements for Election 2014

voteMy daughter will vote for the first time this year and I want her to be ready. I printed a sample ballot and marked my endorsements. Here’s who I chose for the most important races in the state.

South Carolina Endorsements


Nikki Haley
Even though I typically vote Libertarian, I think she’s done a great job the last four years so I’m voting to keep her in office.
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