SpaceX Falcon Heavy Test Flight

The future of space may finally be here.  From JFK's famous speech challenging man to go to the moon (which PolisPandit wrote about here), to SpaceX's recent test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket, humanity may finally be moving forward in space technology after a long drought (and the end of NASA's shuttle program in…

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Careers – Millennial Movement

I recently interviewed for a job at a large financial institution. The firm was hiring in its Legal and Compliance department due to recent employee attrition in multiple areas.  I learned this fact by asking questions I typically ask of prospective employers: "Is this a new position?  If not, why did the last person leave?"…

Gun Regulation? No, 2018 Starts with a Shutdown

We predicted this two months ago.  At that time, PolisPandit wrote an article about one month after the Las Vegas massacre, and asked: where is the outrage?  America had already moved on from the gun debate.  We stopped asking how we could prevent another mass shooting, and instead proceeded with our daily lives.  Then the…

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The End of Net Neutrality and its Negative Consequences

The internet plays a pivotal role in democracy.  It is a forum for free speech, venue for social activism, and origin of many grassroots movements.  Prior to Thursday, December 14th, it did not matter whether you were a major service and content provider like Netflix, or a sole proprietor with a great competing website idea. …

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Update – Verizon Fios and the 30 Day Internet Policy

Two weeks ago, PolisPandit wrote an article about Verizon Fios and the 30 Day Internet Policy.  The article described Verizon's draconian "Policy" that requires consumers to pay for an entire month of internet service even if they cancelled one day into the next billing cycle.  In our particular case, Verizon demanded we pay a full…

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Verizon Fios and the 30 Day Internet Policy

We recently filed a a Consumer Complaint with the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") against Verizon.  While our complaint centered on wireless internet, keep in mind that consumers can also file complaints with the FCC regarding their phone, television, and even radio services.  There are extra protections for those with disabilities and for those in need…

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Sexual Assault and Harassment Have No Political Party

Harvey Weinstein opened the floodgates.  Ever since the New York Times reported in early October how Harvey paid off sexual harassment accusers for decades, countless men across political party lines, sexual orientations, and industries have received similar accusations.  Some have found themselves directly under the spotlight of intense public outrage, particularly Roy Moore.  The former…