Today I’m approaching the Republicans’ assault on the First Amendment from a different angle. The right to free speech comes with responsibilities and guardrails. The current House GOP caucus either doesn’t understand that and/or is too cowardly to stand up for it (and by extension America). Continue reading No Guardrails
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is now law. Some Americans have already had money deposited into their accounts. I won’t bother singing the Act’s obvious praises. Today’s is basically a follow up to my Tuesday, March 8th article entitled, The Whole Barrel Is Rotten, and a voter guide for 2022 and beyond. Thursday’s vote in the House to pass the Senate’s form of the legislation was 220-211-1.
One of the advantages of getting older is that you have seen and/or heard a lot of things to go along with the history that you have learned. All are potential lessons that will help you make wiser choices. Considering that, I’d like to juxtapose a dead comedian, a dark episode in American history, President Trump and 187 House Republicans. Let’s explore. Continue reading St. Louis Anyone?