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On Religion, Guns, and the Accumulation of Power

In this country, the majority of the people who want to have fairness in government are those who are not particularly high on the economic scale. They are largely in…

The 4 Most Likely Outcomes of Robert Mueller’s Investigation

The cold reality is setting in for the GOP: The only thing standing between a serious electoral setback and a truly historic shellacking in November might be Special Counsel Robert…

How Trump Is Destroying Our Democracy

by Mark Bear It is being reported that the Chinese President Xi Jinping is “consolidating power.” Lest you don’t quite grasp what the consolidation of power means in practical terms,…

Russia’s Putin and How China’s Xi Jinping Makes Trump Mad With Jealousy

Did Uncle Putie's rocket cartoon (apparently created 5 years ago) really scare you? Well, look, we have never had a defense against a massive ICBM attack other than that Mutually…

By Way Of Bizarre: Hope Hicks Ridiculous Explanation of Why She Quit

Have you actually heard Hope Hicks explain her decision to resign as White House communications director?  If not, here it is, according to The New York Times' Maggie Haberman, who broke…

Smearing Immigrants: Exploiting the Tragedy of Death

As a group, immigrants are among the least violent, least prone to commit crimes, of any of us in the United States. That’s a fact. Those here with no legal…

End Chaos of Crazy To Help Prevent Helter Skelter of Gun Violence

One question I don’t hear asked enough – yes we have long had a high rate of rampage shootings. For a while, it was post office facilities and to the…

While We Looked Away Congress Voted To Gut ADA

While the Republicans were raining down  "thoughts and prayers," Paul Ryan's House of Pancakes was passing a bill to gut the Americans with Disabilities Act.…

When Gun Reform Hides Behind ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

Well, here we go again: A major tragedy occurs due to gun violence and our Congress and Trump seem tone-deaf. Personally, as a citizen who is also a self-professed Believer, I…

Why is Congress Failing at Being Ethical?

An ethics advocacy group says it has identified multiple instances where Congressional watchdogs meant to maintain high standards on Capitol Hill have not enforced the rules and have given elected…

Buckle Up When Trump Is Flying the Plane

So, a guy asks me today, "You're a Jew. Why don't you like it that Trump moved the Embassy?" He went on to tell me how it was settled law…

10 Reasons Why Trump’s SNAP Idea Won’t Work

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) currently serves approximately forty-two million Americans providing low-income working families, seniors, and disabled people across our land with food assistance.…

4 Good Reasons Why Franklin Graham Has No Biblical Clue

I apologize to those of you who are not of a faith orientation due to hypocritical behavior by those who call themselves "Christians." I also ask your forgiveness that White…

Democrat Opponent Grateful Nunes Is a Nut

Watching the Devin Nunes memo blow up like a trick cigar a few weeks ago, Andrew Janz called himself, “probably the happiest man in the country.” An assistant district attorney…