Senate Republican Filibuster Out of Step with American People

Fourteen Republicans in the U.S. Senate have decided to filibuster an upcoming vote on a gun control bill, including their leader, Mitch McConnell (KY). A majority of Americans wants sensible gun control

Obama Offer to Cut Social Programs in Bid to GOP

President Barack Obama recently made an offer to Republicans to put Social Security on the table and possibly Medicare. The deal the president offered would save $1.8 trillion over ten years and

On the Road to Marijuana Legalization in America

I think the sign post are clear: full legalization of marijuana in the United States will probably happen in the next 10 to 20 years. At this moment in time, two states

After Sandy Hook: Support for Gun Control Wanes Again

There have been many mass shootings in our nation over the last 20 years and as always, there have been those who stood up and pushed for decent gun control in our

U.S. Supreme Court: John Robert’s Court Ponders “Freedom to Marry” for Gay People

As I listened to oral arguments from both sides for two days as the U.S. Supreme Court decided the future of gay people like me, along with the questions and comments from

Those Who Are Offended Easy Will Find Happiness Hard to Come By

I am preaching to myself here when I say that if you are easily and often offended, you are only robbing yourself of happiness. The longer we stay offended, the longer we

The Entitled and the Poor

Recently Scott Prouty a bartender, revealed in an interview with Ed Schultz of MSNBC, that he was the one who made the tape of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a

Gay Marriage Hits Home with Senator Portman

It really does not matter how conservative you are when a child whom you love unconditionally, tells you they are gay. That is what Senator Rob Portman, a Republican senator from Ohio

Paul Ryan Should Get This: ObamaCare is here to Stay

I consider it a great shame to this nation the United States, being the most prosperous country on the earth, that for decades, our health care system has been so inadequate that

Rand Paul’s Filibuster and Rant Shows Fear and Ignorance

I will give Senator Rand Paul (KY) credit for being steadfast with his filibuster, which says he actually believes what he is saying, or else he has serious designs on a possible