Cops In Donut Shops

I will admit the inspiration for today’s title came from a rather lighthearted song: The Bangals’ 1986 hit Walk Like an Egyptian; but today’s topic is very serious. America is at its lowest point in police-community relations since the 1960’s. I certainly can neither solve nor completely discuss that in a few hundred words but I’d like to explore two words of the solution: community policing. Continue reading Cops In Donut Shops

The Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

I see no finer, more qualified candidate for President of the United States emerging in the 2016 field than Hillary Clinton. She has a combination of education, maturity, political and life experience superior to any candidate of either Party declared or rumored. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

The Endorsement Of Roy Cooper

I first met Roy Cooper about two years ago. When we spoke I asked him to run for the Governorship of North Carolina in 2016 and promised him that if he did I would endorse him. Today I’m fulfilling that promise. He will have at least one primary opponent who he will crush. Baring something totally unexpected he will face incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory in November of 2016. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Roy Cooper

The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson

This is neither the first time I have recognized Alan Grayson nor is it the first time I have endorsed him. He was the inaugural Progressive of the Year in 2010. Grayson is seeking to fill the Senate seat Marco Rubio is vacating. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson