Allies Dig Deeper for Solutions: #blacklivesmatter at Netroots Nation 2015
Jul20

Allies Dig Deeper for Solutions: #blacklivesmatter at Netroots Nation 2015

When it comes to ending police brutality and #blacklivesmatter, after the heartache and rage, I’m interested in solutions. I’ve been listening for a while, now I have some questions about how to end police brutality.

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Elizabeth Warren Takes Her Fight to the People
May15

Elizabeth Warren Takes Her Fight to the People

Senator Elizabeth Warren has a populist vision for America. But can she take this message to the streets?

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Gun Nuts Gone Wild
Jan05

Gun Nuts Gone Wild

Just a few stories of Gun Nuts Gone Wild in the past two weeks: A slow moving, overweight older man is caught on surveillance camera at a restaurant in North Carolina at the cashier’s counter when his gun fell out of his pocket and on to the floor.  He picked it up and acted like nothing happened.  He’s a good guy with a gun, quick to draw in case a damsel in distress might need him, or if the government showed up while he was eating...

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Democracy – As Above, So Below
Dec27

Democracy – As Above, So Below

A MOMocrat runs for a seat on a neighborhood council in Los Angeles, wins, and discovers that neighborhood politics isn’t that much different from national politics – except for the piles of cash.

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Where is Everybody?
Dec15

Where is Everybody?

The four issues I care most about, and devote a considerable amount of time and energy to, are affordable health care, gun violence, public education, and arts education.  As of late, I have been thinking about the underlying, common variables that run through the roots of all of these issues and I see a trend.   Apathy. I attended a vigil for Sandy Hook yesterday at the Federal Building in Los Angeles.  The Brady Campaign, Moms...

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Bullet Points
Dec11

Bullet Points

It’s been a year since the Sandy Hook shooting and gun owners are more paranoid than ever.  The NRA has succeeded in getting gun owners to believe that Obama and the liberals are coming for their guns, that the government is coming for their second amendment rights, and that since they’re the good guys with guns, that they need more guns in case the bad guys with guns come for them, too. It’s impossible, in today’s political climate,...

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