Democrats Maintain Status Quo with Election of Perez to DNC Chair

February 26, 2017 | No Comments

Democrats yesterday maintained the status quo with the election of former Labor Secretary Tom Perez over Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn) for the Democratic National Committee Chairmanship.

Posted in Opinion, Politics

A Review of 2017 Oscar Nominated Short Films

February 21, 2017 | No Comments

Even dedicated film fans are often stumped at the Academy Awards when it comes to the ‘short films’ categories. When and where are they ever shown, and who has the chance to see them?

In Support of Planned Parethood

February 16, 2017 | No Comments

Demonstrations were held at least 225 Planned Parenthood clinics across the country on Saturday in support of, and against, the organization.

Senate Should Confirm Gorsuch to Supreme Court

February 01, 2017 | No Comments

The Senate should confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court if he is found to be qualified.

Posted in Law, Opinion, Politics

Syrian Refugees Are Like Tornado Survivors

February 01, 2017 | No Comments

A friend, with whom I frequently disagree politically but who has a big heart, shared a saying on Facebook that reads, “Not takin’ Syrian refugees and closin’ our borders isn’t ‘mean’ or ‘heartless.”

 A Letter to our Planet

January 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

With all three branches of our government under the control of the Republican party, it would be easy to feel as we do that we are about to be inundated by a tsunami of decisions that could be alarming for even those of you who live many time zones and oceans away.

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America Unhinged

January 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

They see that Mr. Trump is beholden to nothing – not his party, not our intelligence agencies, not the press, nor the rules of ethics concerning nepotism and other conflicts of interest. He is like an unpredictable wild animal and no one knows quite how to rein him in.

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