The failure of the GOP’s latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) proves something that all of us, especially politicians, should pay attention to. Sometimes we make bad promises that we cannot keep. The battle cry of the Republicans has been that they promised “repeal and replace of Obamacare” to our… Read More When You Make a Bad Promise
What I have been trying to figure out for the longest is why there is so much hatred directed at gays and lesbians. By now, everyone has seen the absolutely horrid “sermon” of Charles Worley, a North Carolina pastor, who preached that if he had his way, he would put gays and lesbians in fenced… Read More Why the Hatred?
I keep trying to put into perspective what I feel about seeing the picture of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer shaking her finger in the face of President Obama. Actually, I don’t know what that perspective is…I guess whatever the president said to her annoyed her. But I am thinking that other presidents have said things… Read More Disrespect of President Obama is Telling
I heard this morning that what Conservatives most want is someone who is “mean,” someone who can beat the president in this fall’s general elections. That’s why issues about Newt Gingrich‘s marriages and his alleged desire for an open marriage, just wasn’t an issue in the South Carolina primary. There is a “national conversation” that… Read More “Meanness” an Attribute for GOP
Newt Gingrich owes African-Americans an apology. He absolutely knows what he is doing. His constant calling President Obama “the food stamp president” is nothing more than racial politics, no less reprehensible or excusable than when Lee Atwater and the GOP used the image of Willie Horton to take down Michael Dukakis in 1988. Gingrich has… Read More Newt Gingrich Owes African Americans an Apology