It is past time for our nation’s lawmakers to take action to address the skyrocketing levels of unaccompanied migrant children attempting to cross our country’s southern border. This recent surge is a humanitarian crisis, but, as with most important issues, this Congress is acting with no sense of urgency. Two […]
The Oklahoma-based Green Family, owners of the $3 billion company Hobby Lobby, is, once again, up to no good. Fresh...
“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” – John Steinbeck. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was...
President Barack Obama has urged Congress to provide $3.7 billion dollars to deal with immigration, calling it “an...
The abiding direct link from the onset of The Great War 100 years ago this summer to the world we live in today is far more pervasive and goes far deeper than the annual “Iron Harvest.” The “Iron Harvest” is an annual event in Northern France and Belgium, when weapons […]Read more ›
In addition to following the twists and turn of the world’s energy situation, I have been tracking the reporting on developments concerning several “exotic” and therefore controversial energy sources whose proponents say would be far more cost-effective than current alternatives to fossil fuels such as wind, solar and nuclear.Read more ›
A wave of new data and survey results released last week makes clear that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is doing exactly what it was intended to do: provide reasonable, affordable healthcare coverage to millions of previously uninsured Americans. Despite initial setbacks that hindered the launch of Healthcare.gov, millions of […]Read more ›
We have made incredible strides in improving and protecting the air we breathe and water we drink over the last 40 years, since the implementation of the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts. The Obama administration has continued this legacy, taking important steps to secure the health of our rivers, […]Read more ›
We are now in the period of the 100th anniversary of the launch of the “Great War,” the “War to End All Wars,” which became known as World War I only when a follow-on world war ensued. As I’ve said before, the distinction between the world wars was very blurred […]Read more ›
Notorious right wing sugar daddy, Richard Mellon Scaife, has died. He was 82. I’m sure he had a couple of good qualities and there are people who loved him. However, there are few villains who have been more destructive and done more damage to the cohesion of America than Richard […]Read more ›