RYOC – A Work in Progress

In little more than two weeks, RYOC has moved from a concept into practice. It began with an idea of how citizens can collaborate on current events and issues, bills in the House and Senate, executive orders, court decisions and treaties.  It is now a series of blogs on which people can comment, not only […]

Dear DHS: I AM NOT A TERRORIST

The title is in response to this article, which says the DHS is re-targeting “Conservative Americans” as “the new terrorists.”  In particular, this study find that if you’re “suspicious of centralized federal authority,” and “reverent of liberty,” then you’re an “extreme right-wing terrorist.” Who the hell ARE these people?  Good grief!  They’re so out of touch […]

Red Tails, Part Deux – A Slight Against the Tuskegee Airmen

Laurence Fishburne played the part of Hannibal Lee in The Tuskegee Airmen with aplomb.  In my opinion, he and his co-actors did their level best to accurately portray the rise of the African American Airmen, and I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Enter George Lucas’ attempt to resurrect his studio efforts with a rewrite of history […]

Why Gun Control Laws and No Firearms Signs Do NOT Work

I’m writing this in the wake of this morning’s shootings at an after-midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado. Deranged gunman James Holmes entered the theater, shot 71 people, killing 12 of them, before police arrived just 90 seconds later.1 I’m also writing this as a graduate of Virginia Tech, where a similarly deranged gunman […]

What is RYOC? It is the answer to the question…

The answer begins with what RYOC is not. It is not about terrorism, revolution, or subversion. Here at RYOC, we work within the rules to effect change. Whether that’s change for the future or for the restoration of the way our country to its Constitutional basis is up to all citizens. Most people see these […]