Posts Categorized: Politics

Colorado GOP Rep. JoAnn Windholz Says Planned Parenthood is the Real “Culprit”

Three people were brutally murdered and nine injured at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado on November 27. In a statement, Republican state representative JoAnn Windholz said, “Violence is never the answer, but we must start pointing out who is the real culprit. The true instigator of this violence and all violence at… Read more »

How We Got to This Point

The United States has been heading toward a brick wall politically for at least 50 years. The great unravelling of conservatism began in the 1960s – the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam radically altered this country. Today, people like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump and Rand Paul and Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee are just… Read more »

Secret Service Investigating Planned Parenthood Shooter Threats Directed at Obama

ABC News is reporting that the Secret Service is investigating threats made the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting suspect. According to ABC News, the alleged shooter made threats directed at President Obama and the Secret Service is concerned enough to investigate the threats – despite that the Planned Parenthood gunman is in jail.

More than 1,000 Mass Shootings Since Sandy Hook

People capable of abstract thought felt sick when 20 little elementary school children were gunned down in their school three years ago this December. Many of us demanded that our government do something to make sure a tragedy like Sandy Hook never happens again. What we got was nothing. Congress chose to do nothing to… Read more »

List of Democrats Who Voted For Anti-Refugee Bill in the US House

November 19, 2015 was a sad day in America. Nearly 50 Democrats chose cowardice over leadership in the US House of Representatives by voting in favor of HR 4038 “American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act.” The bill does essentially nothing and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said the bill will never get through the Senate…. Read more »

Full Text of HR 4038 – American SAFE Act of 2015

114th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 4038   To require that supplemental certifications and background investigations be completed prior to the admission of certain aliens as refugees, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES November 17, 2015 Mr. McCaul (for himself and Mr. Hudson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the… Read more »

Roll Call Vote on American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act (HR 4038)

Here is how the US House of Representatives voted today on the bill “American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act (HR 4038).” This is in reaction to the terrorist attacks in Paris and how/if Syrian refugees will be processed in the United States. President Obama has said that the US will take in 10,000, of the… Read more »

This Black Woman Was Nearly Killed In Her Own Apartment

Fay Wells is a well-educated successful business woman and on September 6, 2015, she was nearly murdered by police in her own apartment. Wells tells her story in a Washington Post column, and it’s shocking. The basic gist is that a white neighbor called the police because he thought a hispanic person was breaking into… Read more »

Poem: Did he? Did we?

I can’t believe he just said that immigrants are rapists. He’s running to be the president of the United States of America – a nation of immigrants. Did he really say that? Does he mean that? Were people clapping because they agree with him or because they know that his presence is another sign that… Read more »

Bush’s 9/11 Failure Deserves a Real Investigation

September 11, 2001 is a day I’ll never forget. And now, 14 years later, we still have no better understanding of what happened then we did then. If you’ve read the 9/11 Commission Report, it leaves many questions simply unanswered – it’s a white wash. Today, Politico has an interesting story that includes this sentence… Read more »