Where politics is personal not partisan

Ignor(th)ing Korea

August 14, 2017 0

The media and the commenterati are constantly blasting the public with hysteria about North Korea. But what if the US refused to acknowledge the saber-rattling? I’m trying to decide what’s more hysterical: the foreign policy (using the term “policy” very […]

Terminally Ill Patients, Advocates Applaud Right to Try

August 14, 2017 0

The Senate passed Right To Try legislation that may allow patients access to experimental drugs before FDA approval, a huge victory for patients and advocates. The U.S. Senate stood with terminally ill patients and passed legislation last week that would […]

Another Day in Trump-Nation: Tweetzilla Strikes Again

August 10, 2017 2

The president is good at tweeting at people who criticize him. The latest is Connecticut Senator Blumenthal, over his Vietnam-era military service. My seven year old might be more socially mature than our current President.  Every morning I scroll through […]

Bob Mueller and for Whom the Bells Toll

August 7, 2017 0

Can Trump be indicted by Bob Mueller? Learn about the law controlling that here. It was just revealed that Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller convened a grand jury in connection with his investigations into the 2016 presidential election. Its […]

The Lie of “Universal” Health Care

August 2, 2017 0

How can you tell that the ‘health care is a right’ arguments are flawed? Governments rationing procedures to cut costs tells you all you need to know. As Republicans in D.C. failed to pass reform of the Affordable Care Act […]

Kid Rock Might Be Rocking The Senate in 2018

August 2, 2017 1

Kid Rock might be gearing up for a run for the Senate from Michigan. After Trump, nobody can afford to discount the possibility he might actually be serious. Kid Rock… Bobbie… Robert James Richard… The Devil Without a Cause… Mr. […]

Trump Just Shoved Loyal Americans Back Into The Closet

July 28, 2017 0

The president tried policy-by-tweet again, this time on banning transgender people serving in the armed forces. Even top officials don’t know what this entails. Here in America you can be anything you want to be.  Believe in yourself, work hard, […]

Sessions’ War on Weed

July 28, 2017 0

We have ample evidence that Prohibition often creates more problems than it purports to solve. So why is Atty General Sessions moving in the wrong direction? The renewed battle over marijuana prohibition in the U.S. is a fight the federal […]

After Charlie Gard

July 28, 2017 0

The Charlie Gard case was never about the treatment plan for one little boy. It was, and still is, about power, and who will make life or death decisions regarding treatment for all of us. Despite global support, including offers […]

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