There is much more to cover than I am capable of or have the space for so let’s get right into it. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping VIII
I plan on taking a few days off from my version of live blogging so this is a perfect opportunity to get some last points in.
I was “late to the party” in opposing capital punishment. For most progressives that is a basic tenet of the political philosophy. It was only about ten years ago that I changed my viewpoint on the topic. As we continue I will explain my final reservation and then share a recent revelation that vexed me. Continue reading Unlike Trump And The Republicans I Care About CO’s
I don’t know that prior to today I’ve ever written an article where the opening paragraph also served as a disclosure. I am currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Safe Space which is an organization dedicated to combating domestic violence and sexual assault. I have served on the Board for several years and in that time have learned a lot about just how pervasive a problem domestic violence (DV) is in our society. October was Domestic Violence Awareness month and in the course of it I was given the opportunity to read a proclamation from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. I am somewhat ashamed to admit that part of its content surprised me. Let’s explore. Continue reading Even I Was Surprised?
When I woke up Monday morning I decided to write about the first two aspects of this article for Wednesday’s publishing. Then, as is my habit, I read the New York Times and the Washington Post. Both had articles about a pending Trump announcement that dovetailed with my intended topics, (USA Today actually broke the story). The juxtaposition of history and the present made this a must address subject. Let’s explore. Continue reading Of WORMs And Cops