Chris Prevatt

The Empire Strikes Out

I’ve finally found the time to update everyone on the status of the Bloggergate Saga. After more than a month of exhaustive investigation, the lynch mob from the Health Care Agency found exactly what they knew when they started their wild goose chase. I did not blog from work! Since they could not find any…

An ACLU Christmas Story

An Overdue Visit ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the nation Friends of Freedom knew it was a special occasion. Lady Liberty stood taller just off the shore Her torch shining brighter than a few weeks before. But it wasn’t the flame turning her cheeks all rosy It was thoughts of Snowe, Feingold…

Nightmare Before Christmas

“Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems In a place that perhaps you’ve seen in your dreams. For the story that you are about to be told Began with the holiday worlds of old. Now, you’ve probably wondered where holidays come from. If you haven’t, I’d say it’s time you begun. For…

All I want for Christmas…

Just how long does it take to calculate 10 weeks of retro pay? I usually understand when it comes to the problems faced in processing payroll.  I did the job for more than 8 years and I know how difficult and exacting the job is. However, I’m really puzzled by the amount of time it…

Our own puddle of freedom

Our freedom is a fragile benefit of our democracy.  It was born out of the collective desire of a few brave souls to determine their own fate; a desire to “live free or die.”  They opposed the tyranny of a King and his restriction of those freedoms.  The freedoms they fought to have restored were…

Gingrich’s War on Free Speech

Keith Olbermann’s commentary from earlier in the week reminds us that there are still those who wish to silence freedom of speech and even thought in the name of fighting terrorism.If, in the name of fighting terrorism, we extinguish the right of dissent we allow terrorism to succeed in altering the very freedom we wish to protect.…