Quick Thoughts: VP Pence is “Offended”

Pence says we should stop criticizing “Christian” schools that teach that people should be denied full citizenship or personhood on the basis of gender or sexual orientation. I disagree. Criticism is constitutionally protected, and Pence leveraging is position as Vice President to call for silencing criticism is arguably a violation of this constitutional principle. People … More Quick Thoughts: VP Pence is “Offended”

Happy New Year!

Last year I made the following “resolutions:” – Advocate for civil rights and civil liberties for the LGBTQ community, religious minorities, racial and ethnic minorities, women, immigrants, and any other group being disenfranchised. – Back law enforcement personnel, but call for strict accountability for those who violate the laws and principles they are sworn to … More Happy New Year!

Why the Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations Matter

  There has been much talk about the latest bombshell claim of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Republicans in Congress and the White House stand firm. They fully intend to push this nominee through to the Supreme Court. The Democrats are calling for a delay on the vote to confirm this … More Why the Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations Matter

We’re Still Missing the Point of the Protest

It’s our second anniversary (yay!), and we’re still talking about the very fist topic introduced on the blog – Kaepernick, protest, and the national anthem. The discussion has been reinvigorated not just by the new football season, but by Nike’s decision to feature Kepernick in a new advertising campaign. The new ad speaks of sacrifice, … More We’re Still Missing the Point of the Protest