On Popcorn And Voting Rights

Filosofa's Word

There is so much laying claim to my attention these days that I think I need more than one brain to keep up with it all!  Obviously, the Russian invasion of Ukraine takes up a big part of my thoughts, but there are other things happening closer to home that we cannot turn a blind eye to.  So, setting aside the ongoing drama in Ukraine for just a few minutes …


A bag of popcorn …

It has been eight years since Curtis Reeves, a retired police officer, shot and killed Chad Oulson in a movie theater near Tampa, Florida.  Last week, a jury acquitted Reeves who claimed he “acted in self-defense”.  What, you ask, weapon did Mr. Oulson use that made Reeves feel that his life was in danger?  A bag of popcorn.  That’s right … Reeves was harassing Mr. Oulson because Mr. Oulson, while on a date with…

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