Boys Scouts Has Decided: Jerry Sandusky – Okay, Ellen DeGeneres – No Way

Boy Scouts of America has chosen to try taking a middle path by allowing gay scouts but barring gay scout leaders. They are trying to please everyone here; they should either open

America the Brave or America the Fearful

After September 9, 2011, America became united, as it grieved the loss of so many lives on American soil. The tragic event also changed so many things and it changed us, we

“No” Vote on Gun Control Will Resonate at Polls Election Day

A great deal of anger and frustration is being felt by many of us Americans who feel that the U.S. Senate has let us down.  We elect senators based on the premise

The Politics of Partisanship Must Give Way to Compromise

When I was a child, I spoke as a child; I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.  King

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