Category Archives: Poverty In America

Torture is Not Torture, Banks Up For Bailouts, and Merry Christmas to You Too!

“Helpless” is a word I feel right now, when it comes to what is going on in the nation. The nation is arguing about if “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” are torture and if

Monsters of Christmas, Real and Imagined

A hungry child will wake up on Christmas morning, not to Christmas presents under a tree but to a drunk or drugged out parent passed out on the couch and with nothing

Jonah Goldberg’s Comments about Charles Schumer Deceptive

Big, Bad, Evil Government; this is what Republican talking heads like Jonah Goldberg want us to believe, which really is just a cover for the real evil; wealthy billionaires using our government

Democrats Should Relax, Republicans Will Lose in 2016

The GOP had a good night Tuesday Night, sweeping into a majority in the U.S. Senate – though still not enough to overcome a super majority of 60 seats, which is what

Compassion from Prolife Conservatives Ends at U.S. Border and the Womb

The movement to end abortion in this country and to block birth control in a supposedly effort to stop unborn fetuses or even the possible seeds of reproduction, from being aborted, shows

Beyond Bigotry: GOP Needs Self-Examination Over Racism

To hear conservatives talk about racism, it is as though America has moved away from racism and it is only because liberals, or in other words Democrats, are the ones who keep

Hunger in USA Rises, but So Does Wealth for the Wealthiest

A USA Today article that I just finished reading, “Hunger is a ‘silent crisis’ in the USA”, points out the seriousness of hunger in America. The article specifically talks about two different

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

President Obama’s Begins 2014 State of the Union Speech with “Today in America…”

President Obama’s State of the Union speech had a special relevance to me also, as it did several people he mentioned. Today in America, I went to have my first wellness, or

The Violent, the Greedy and the Intolerant: Inequality Main Driver to Terrorism

Reading an article in USA Today about how Al Qaeda has gained a foothold in Iraq, I was reminded of a war that we did not need to have but I also