Stock Market Soars, but Jobs and Wages Do Not

Trickle-down Economics do not seem to trickle down. Instead, the economy seems to flow upward; as ordinary people lose their jobs and their income stagnates, those at the top keep making larger

Limbaugh and Palin’s Disapproval Shows Pope Frances on the Right Track

Conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh and Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin have both made negative comments about the current Catholic pontiff, Pope Frances. To me, this is a good sign that the

Healthcare.gov Call Center Discouraging For Some Callers

First, let me say that I have been and still am a supporter of the Affordable Care Act. Since day one – October 1 – I have been trying to sign up

Filibuster Rule Was Broken Because Democrats Had No Choice

Recently, U.S. Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-NV) ended the filibuster rule for executive appointments and federal court appointees, leaving the filibuster in place for legislation and U.S. Supreme Court nominees only. I

Go Ahead Harry, Use the Nuclear Option, or Limit Its Use

  Perhaps at one time, the filibuster was a good idea. Unfortunately, that was when there were reasonable people in the minority in our U.S. Senate, but that is no longer the

What happens if ObamaCare is Scrapped, as John Boehner Wants

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said recently that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, should be scrapped: “The only way to fully protect the American people is to scrap this

Forty Gun Rights Advocates Use Intimidation against Four Moms

There is an average of 30,000 gun related deaths every year in the United States and that number continues to climb. Most everyone accepts that guns are a part of America, thanks

Gay Bashing, Hate and Indifference: The Reason ENDA is So Important

Last night I again watched “The Laramie Project“, the story of a young, gay college student who had been robbed, beaten and left to die, hanging on a fence overlooking Laramie Wyoming.

Christie Best Chance for Republicans to Retake White House in 2016

As a Democrat, New Jersey governor Chris Christie does not represent my interests; he does not support raising the minimum wage, he favors big business over ordinary citizens, he is against same-sex

For John Boehner and Ralph Reed, Gay People Want Special Rights

Step by step, LGBT members are slowly gaining full equality, but unfortunately, we still have obstacles standing in our way. One of those obstacles is U.S. House Speaker John Boehner(R-OH) who obviously