Losing the Rose Colored Blinders

When the news broke that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid felt that the Feinstein bill, to reduce the number of bullets in a clip and reduce the types of automatic weapons available on the market would not pass in the Senate, I became very frustrated and more than a little angry. It was my thought…

Romney and Ryan…The Logo Says It All?

I believe this logo speaks for itself, don’t you? Back in time, when Richie Rich was a good-hearted boy but not necessarily in tune with his lesser well off friends, this logo was emblazoned everywhere. Now we have multimillionaires running for president. Candidate Mitt Romney has picked a “Tea Party” loyalist for a running mate…

Health Care IS A Right!

Listening to the news with half an ear the other day, I was astonished to hear someone deprecatingly remarking that the federal government had gone and made Health Care a right. While not surprised that someone considered health care a right of the citizens of this country, I was totally astounded to find out someone…

A Study in Hypocrisy

I nearly choked on my cereal one morning a couple of weeks ago while listening to the news. Governor Walker was being interviewed regarding the recall, and he was bemoaning the amount of “outside money” being brought in by the unions to “beat him” in the election. This “outside money” would apparently tip the scales…

Birth Control Debate

The birth control debate, whether or not the “pill” should be provided as a covered medication by insurance companies, has opened that tired old can of worms regarding sex and sexuality. It has also shown that leaders in our country remain “paternal” in their attitudes towards women and their care. No elected official would tell…

Avoiding Recall

The voter identification bill that was signed into law in Wisconsin is one of the strictest and most difficult to comply with bill of all the voter ID bills in the United States. The ID has to have a picture of the voter, their address, the day of issue, the day of expiration, and their…

Changing Governance

Earlier in my posts I started writing about the changes that have occurred under this President. President Obama campaigned on Hope and Change, and when he got into office, changes started happening. While critics of the President would tell you that there has been little or no changes, the fact is there are at least…