18th Anniversary of the September 11 Terror Attacks in the US

On this 18th anniversary of the attacks of September 11 2001, we offer some previously expressed thoughts for consideration. —————————————————————– It has been 18 years since the towers fell, the Pentagon was damaged, and Flight 93 crashed en route to a fourth target. It has been nearly as long since the US first invaded Afghanistan, … More 18th Anniversary of the September 11 Terror Attacks in the US

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