We Need Gun Control NOW

President Trump and his pals at the NRA want to delay discussing gun control. The right-wing whines that we are politicizing this event. They whine that this should be a period of prayer. Naturally, if the perpetrator was a Muslim they would have no problem calling for action. They use the perverse argument that you can […]

Right Wing NRA Has New Friend – Al Qaeda

Al Quaeda just loves right-wing Americans. Remember how right-wingers went ballistic (sorry bad choice of words) concerning Obama? Birther Donny Trump claimed Obama was not one of us. He hired his own intelligence operatives and sent them to Hawaii to look up Obama’s past.  According to Birther Donny Trump in his own words: “You would not believe what they […]

Zimmerman Verdict

If you find this verdict hard to believe remember the burden of proof is on the prosecutor and isn’t that the way we want it to be? There are two avenues left however. A federal civil rights case. A civil action as was the case with O.J. Simson I believe the prosecution made a big […]

Gun Control: Some Questions For Both Sides

As a progressive Social Democrat I would like to inject some questions into the issue of gun control. This article is going to be unlike most you have read from the left or the right. The news media is now covering former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband testifying before Congress. I was surprised to hear both testify that […]