Report: Ohio Mulling Death Penalty for Abortion

Well there goes Ohio lawmakers again. I am convinced that the time is near for mental health evaluations to be a factor in qualifying for candidate status. Possibly an internship requirement too. Okay, well anything that would help them understand the limits of their jobs. Savings would be time, taxpayers dollars, and most of all […]

Ambassador Nikki Haley, GOP Shinning Star, Crushed by Trump’s Black Hole

Whether one works for, or otherwise fraternitizies with Donald Trump’s Family Administration, the outcome is predictable. Early and inevitable. Usually the take out is swift and messy. Bystanders get splattered in the mauling, but they become desensitized sooner than later. For mid-level staff the monthly feedings are intolerable. Reportedly, initial signs of PTSD pop up […]

General Kelly Seems to be Anything but a Leader

General John Kelly misses no opportunity to prove that whatever skill-sets he must have had as a military commander, were not for him, transferable. Many others similarly qualified, have been able to adapt to new political positions and excelled there too. What could be the impediment to Gen. Kelly bringing fundamental principles of leadership to […]

I Used to Like Joy Reid of MSNBC

I Used to Like Joy Reid By Leyland A. King, MS. April 29, 2018 (C) First came the whispered rumors about statements, supposedly on their way to haunt and destroy Ms. Joy Reid and her professional standing. I swooned among shock, disbelief and grief. I remembered Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and Tamron Hall. I waited for […]

Star Buck$, an Expression, a Piñata and Police

Today it’s Starbucks’ turn for caustic opprobrium. It’s their turn to be piñata of the day, because there were more decent customers than others, in the coffeehouse, and a woman was adroit enough to use the most feared weapon in America -a cellphone. I’m not worried about the two Black men victimized. They are smart […]

Our Worst Enemies Are Here At Home

After twenty years in child protective services. I thought I’d seen it all. Every kind of cruelty perpetrated on young boys and girls, I have investigated. This post is deliberately short, only because I feel compelled to add my voice in protest concerning Alabama Republican Candidate Roy Moore. I do understand that the allegations of […]