We do not need another Bush in the White House

I was reading in USA Today an article about former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and a book he has published concerning immigration. The article also discussed a possible campaign by him in

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Needs to Explain “Racial Entitlement”

The United States Supreme Court recently listened to a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in which the question before the court is “about whether the federal government should still be requiring

Bead-Reader #3 Dick Cheney, Go Away!

I know I speak for many when I say these words: Dick Cheney Go Away! Let us all be honest, here is a man who deserves to be imprisoned for war crimes

Medicare and Social Security Can Expect Cuts

If there is ever a deal between Congress and the president, to divert cuts and find some common ground, or should I say some fair trades, the big three entitlements will face

Equality for Gay Americans Not Complete Until the End of DOMA

The presidency of Barack Obama has brought a sea change to Gay rights, with the repeal of DODT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) and the president’s announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. Not

Obama’s State of the Union: Big Dreams, Little Hope, But Great Legacy

I for one hope President Barack Obama will see fruition to everything he asks for in his first State of the Union address of his second term. Many of the things he

Why Some Children Never Seem to Matter

I am sure that most of us care about our children, we care about other people’s children, and we care what happens to them. Still, children around the world are starving, while

A Congress of Hope or a Congress Divided

Recently, since the new Congress has taken their seats, there has been some bipartisanship efforts that have come forward mostly from the Senate, even on some major issues, such as immigration reform

Bead-Reader #2 – NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre Speaks Only for Gun Makers and Buyers

Mr. Pierre deserves to be on this Bead-Reader’s list. He is way out of touch with the world he lives in and his paranoia affects way too many people. First Wayne, the

Boy Scouts of America: Openly Gay People More Trustworthy

Many of us grow enlightened while some remain in the dark — when it comes to understanding anything about gay people. For one thing, a gay person is no more likely to