The economy still needs work, and unemployment rates are still too high, but the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives prefer to dig up their tired desire to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) for the 37th time.
The Washington Post reports that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will change their ban on scout membership to include scouts who consider themselves gay, but the organization stopped short of full on tolerance by continuing to ban gay adult scout leaders. While this is certainly a step in the right direction, it appears the Scouts still…
Today in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot while standing on a balcony in Memphis. Forty-five years later, Reverend King’s last speech still resonates in American historical memory. Reverend King was a strong advocate for worker rights and was in Memphis to support the Sanitation Worker’s strike.
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre said; “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” As a Liberal, fighting the right-wing insanity that is Orange County, I find myself agreeing with Mr. LaPierre.