Category Archives: accountability

The Eight Year Filibuster (A little essay for Juneteenth)

I haven’t posted on this blog for some time now. I have taken a break from the news, politics, etc. Don’t get me wrong I am still listening to NPR and reading the BBC and a few other news sources. … Continue reading

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Sequestration of Congressmen?

Surfing the blogosphere I came across an obscure little site which, curiously, goes offline and occasionally disappears from the major search engines. In fact I have not been able to find it for a few weeks now. It goes (went?) … Continue reading

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How Many Does It Take?

How many people would it take to shut down a major American city for a day or two? Well, apparently two. The Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt has bathed us all in a media-fueled thrall for some four days … Continue reading

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All Flags Should Be Permanently at Half Mast

Yet another public act of violence and the best response that can possibly be made is for flags to fly at half mast.  A more appropriate response might be the passing of those gun laws but that is not going … Continue reading

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How to Not Solve Gun Violence

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves.” – William Pitt the Younger, 1783 Let me be clear. I am in favor of sensible gun control, background … Continue reading

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Oh, No! Not Another Pope

For the first time in almost 600 years a sitting Pope has resigned. The last was Pope Gregory XII in 1415. And unending speculations and analyses have come forth over that. Some claim he this move weakens the church, some … Continue reading

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Fixing Gun Violence

President Obama has signed some twenty-three executive orders about gun regulation. Of course the heavily racist “fears” about him and his administration were running on high shortly after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Just like when you were … Continue reading

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