2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

It is only February 2019 and the Democratic party already has nine contenders for the 2020 presidential nomination. There are an additional 13 on the list; one all but certain, three likely, and nine who might run, according to The New York Times. Those who have announced they are definitely running are Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, John […]

Prison Reform for the 21st Century

Prison Reform for the 21st Century

Prison reform is all the rage. It is a bi-partisan issue. Recent legislation was sponsored in the House of Representatives by 10 Republicans and nine Democrats. The Senate had 32 co-sponsors – half Democrats and half Republicans. The president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner are supporters. But the bill also has detractors from both parties […]

Border Wall Battle Relfects Trump’s Decades-Long Pattern of Childishness

Border Wall Battle Relfects Trump’s Decades-Long Pattern of Childishness

President Donald Trump’s response to anything negative is to retaliate childishly. The decades-long compulsive behavior of belittling, blaming, finger-pointing, mocking must end. As the commander in chief, he wields the power to disrupt lives in America and abroad. As a candidate, he mocked a reporter who has palsy. He praised a Senatorial candidate who assaulted a reporter and […]