Tag Archives: gun violence

Progressive Sweeping III

Today I’m killing two birds with one stone. I’m doing some sweeping of my notes and writing ahead (“pen time” is Monday morning) so that I’m free to watch Tuesday’s 1/6 Committee hearings.

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The Endorsement Of Catherine Cortez Mastro

If after reading the title you are saying, Who? I really can’t blame you. The senior U.S. Senator from Nevada is a workhorse not a show horse. Most people, even political junkies, couldn’t pick her out of a lineup and she is far, far, from a household name. She just labors and votes in the best interest of democracy, Nevada, America and the world.

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No Safe Place In America Today

The most dangerous place to be in America may well be anyplace outside your home. If you are Black that may not be safe, at least at night when the police are around. Aside from my snide remark the issue at hand is mass shootings.

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Progressive Sweeping I

Finding a title for my cleanup articles is often one of the most difficult things I do. Today I think I finally stumbled on a both good and accurate one. Typical of a progressive, I want to “sweep” issues before the eyes of the public. The other side tends to sweep their sins under the rug and out of the sight of all but the most well informed. While it may be incomplete, it is “good sweeping” (yes, the inspiration for that phrase comes from the late John Lewis), expect to see that title used again and often. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping I

More Than I Can Cover

At the risk of dating myself a common greeting among friends is, “What’s happening?”. Politically I’ll attempt to partially answer that question in the following paragraphs.

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