That Third of America Which Craves a King

A reflection on the article, For the Want of a Leader No society can integrate amid shameless disinformation’s babble, sowing hostility and mistrust. Ethics,  be gone. Would hope exit too? Who could assure us such will not occur  -a self-crowned king, or a dictator. One might surmise, that if our Constitution’s protectors, fear to step […]

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For the Want of a Leader

America’s Choice of Isolation and Low Expectations In America’s vortex of what is acceptable politics, fury and hate drive any related discussion one terminal way -downwards- to a place where fact, fiction, pandering, denial of evidence, and gross lies cluster, brood and capriciously rule. I believe that behind the face of Trump’s Republican party, nests […]

Does America’s Courts Deserve Citizens’ Respect?

Does America’s Courts Deserve Citizens’ Respect? Usually one would not begin with a conclusion, but with all qualitative standards fast diminishing, I guess it’s hard to find tastes to offend. But I’ll refrain. When eyes were gullible, Americans looked to its Judiciary for guidance. The courts gave legitimacy, seeming impartiality and authority. In return Americans […]

Michael Cohen: Exhibit A, of Civic Virtue

I witnessed the House Oversight Committee’s Hearing, where former attorney and now convicted felon, Michael Cohen testified, on February 27, 2019. Chaired by Rep. Elijah Cummings. (D) Maryland, it was well- conducted, in my opinion. I thought it astounding in content and execution. As important was Mr. Cohen’s mea culpa moment that revealed the man’s […]

Criminal Justice Reform U.S.A.

An Awful Demonstration of Cruelty, Timidity, and Aversion to Change. Normal indicators suggest that Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) is not among priorities even on the Trump administration’s D- list. One might rightly conclude that the time and money expended so far, is either to appease the system’s critics or foot-drag the issue to 2020. Some […]

Baptist Pastor Calls for Stoning Disruptive Children to Death

Baptist Pastor Calls for Stoning Disruptive Children to Death Baptist Pastor Calls for Stoning Disruptive Children to Death https://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2019/01/baptist-pastor-god-says-rebellious-teens-and-lazy-gamers-should-be-put-to-death/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=WebPush&utm_campaign=ProgSecHum_WebPush Keep Religion and State Separate.

Who is Responsible for Government Shutdown?

Do we have facts to work with The answer is elementary for most of us. Too simple and obvious to bother mulling. If one is aligned with Republican political philosophy, they might bristle, suspecting the questioner’s motives, so out of the ordinary, that there is insufficient exploratory time for thinking. Everybody knows that it’s Nancy […]