When Kids Take Action

  The mighty NRA could be going under. And a group of kids, barely old enough to vote, could be responsible. In a lawsuit filed against New York governor Andrew Cuomo, the gun rights lobby claims it’s going broke because a state agency made insurers cut ties with the association. Without insurance coverage, the NRA […]
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A Spreading Mob Culture

  I believe that a mobster occupies the highest post in the land. I believe that he reveals his mob roots with the tweets he writes, the lurid threats he utters, the lies he concocts and, especially, his administration’s brazen corruption And I see this culture spreading across America like a deadly infection. An all-too-obvious […]
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May the Force be with Them

  I was surprised and impressed by the three young ladies on Rachel’s show last night. They made me revise my view of American education and they revived my hope for America’s future. Emma Gonzalez, Jaclyn Corin and Sarah Chadwick, survivors of the recent horror at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Southern Florida, discussed […]
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Where Guns Rule

  In the part of Florida where Sandra and I live, politics is quite simple. White people vote Republican, others vote Democrat. I know it sounds crazy, but that’s what I’ve noticed in my 20 years here. And since there are a lot more white people than others  in our neighborhood, our votes are just symbolic. Republicans […]
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Panderers and Manipulators

Who does today’s Republican Party represent?  They give Big Business massive tax cuts while stiffing the working guy. And their Dear Leader announces devastating tariffs on imported steel and aluminum – just as Big Labor would have him do. Then we hear that Georgia’s Republican legislature quashed a tax break on airline fuel to punish Delta Airlines […]
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Gun Debate Turns Ugly

  Some people are too emotionally damaged to be capable of human feeling. Some are  too brainless to be capable of  human thought. And some are just evil. These must be the kinds of people who would threaten to kill others for disagreeing with them. And it must be the worst of that breed who would  threaten the life of a school massacre […]
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A Bloody Blow – by Russia?

The way I see it, Russian saboteurs dealt another vicious blow to America yesterday as another apparently deranged creature committed yet another bloody massacre using a military grade automatic weapon. Yes, call me crazy, but I blame the Russians (and their American accomplices). This hostile power is working relentlessly  to destroy America from within.  One obvious instance is Putin’s  meddling in […]
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Bring a Gun to Church?

  When they came to take Jesus, Peter instinctively responded by drawing his sword and striking at one of the men, cutting off his ear. But Jesus immediately healed the man’s ear, saying, “No more of this.” That was then, this is now. Some of today’s self-proclaimed Christians have a different approach. Texas state attorney […]
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Sharing the Shooter’s Guilt

  Our local newspaper’s headline this morning quotes Trump as saying the Las Vegas massacre was an “act of pure evil.” And for once the president and I agree on something. But he neglected to point out that the shooter isn’t the only “evil” player in this horrific tragedy. Surely, the National Rifle Association is complicit? And what […]
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A Digital Protest? Really?

  In another time, Americans might be marching on Washington today, massing in front of Congress to support the Democratic sit-in against gun violence. But I know of no  plan to march. Instead I got an invitation – by email of course – to join a “digital protest.” So I won’t have to leave the […]
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