AMEREXIT- Divided We FELL

There was a time when a piece like this one would have been purely a work of satire.  That time has passed.  As we approach the 2020 general election it is a fair question to ask if the United States of America needs to permit the sucession that it fought a war to prevent a... Continue Reading →

America Can Escape The Charity Trap

Nothing is more clarifying than the pain and panic of a deadly pandemic.  This one challenges us to see if we can spread love amongst one another as easily as we spread this infectious and unforgiving coronavirus.  As the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic dials up, donations to food pantries across America dial down.  This... Continue Reading →

The Progressive Case For Private Insurance

It finally happened.  The rarest of occurrences is when events unfold in real time that force our hottest political and policy debates out of the realm of imagination into the realm of reality.  The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate stress test for the American healthcare system.  You know the one that Republicans... Continue Reading →

The Pit Bull, The AR-15 & American Accountability

There was a terrifying incident of random violence at an elementary school in North Carolina last year.  Seven young children sustained horrible and painful injuries.  Hundreds more children in the school will share with them the mental and emotional trauma of this unforeseen attack.  Flesh was torn and blood was spilled.  Hearts pumped fear and... Continue Reading →

The Silent Scandal At The Supreme Court

Most Americans do not spend much time thinking about the Supreme Court.  It is in the news occasionally but for many of us it is only a little more interesting than the war in Afghanistan, but significantly less interesting than the latest Twitter attack launched by the unhinged White House occupant.  This is why the... Continue Reading →

Shut Off The Spotlight Mass Shooters Are So Desperate For

Those of us who have given the matter of mass shootings serious consideration beyond offering "thoughts and prayers to the victims" know that the elixir to remedy this sickness is a complex cocktail made by mixing many, many ingredients.  The components are cultural, technological, psychological, mechanical, political, educational, economic and maybe even spiritual.  And until... Continue Reading →

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