Days of infamy, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder

Days of infamy, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder
If we learned anything from the Supreme Court’s June 24, 2022 release of their decision to overturn the 49-year precedent of Roe v Wade, it’s that one woman’s day of infamy is another woman’s reason to celebrate. While the 6-3 decision brought out pro-choice defenders in droves, there were still plenty of so-called pro-life juggernauts... Read more »

July 4th: Welcome to 'Merica

July 4th:  Welcome to 'Merica
The featured image (above) is my proposal for our new flag because it’s time to ditch that old one. How many people even know how many stars or stripes it has or what any of it even means? I may be one of the few people alive who still remember when they added stars number... Read more »

Juneteenth National Independence Day

Juneteenth National Independence Day
It was on this day in 1865 that Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that all slaves were free. That was two months AFTER the end of the Civil War and TWO YEARS after the Emancipation Proclamation. To say that change comes slowly for African Americans is... Read more »
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Don't kid yourself, all lives don't matter

Don't kid yourself, all lives don't matter
Originally posted June 15, 2016. Reposted today as a preamble to Juneteenth. Remember, as you read, that this was written before any of us heard the name, George Floyd. The American Civil Liberties Union is in business to defend the constitutional rights of all individuals.  There are other organizations to protect and defend the rights... Read more »

Arizona John: Please stay glued to Fox "News" tonight

Arizona John:  Please stay glued to Fox "News" tonight
As most Americans know, all of our major news networks will be carrying the Jan 6 Committee hearings live tonight beginning at 8:00 PM Eastern time. Some might argue that it’s not all our major news networks because Fox will be adhering to their regular programming schedule, which includes Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham and TucKKKer... Read more »

How dare YOU, Mike Pence?

How dare YOU, Mike Pence?
People on one side of the aisle (Right) are in a state of perpetual outrage. More often than not, they’re accusing people on the other side of the very things of which they are the most guilty. Former vice president and man who narrowly dodged the hangman’s noose, Mike Pence, recently took the current Vice... Read more »
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Arizona John thinks I have become unlikeable

Arizona John thinks I have become unlikeable
The following was first published last year, but, with the Jan 6 hearings coming up on prime time, a revisit seems in order: From John: You still blame everything bad on trump just like he blamed everything bad on Obama It’s idiotic to think we need another investigation of the capital (sic) . …. Just... Read more »

This Memorial Day, lets honor and remember Captain Humayun Khan and Sergeant La David Johnson

This Memorial Day, lets honor and remember Captain Humayun Khan and Sergeant La David Johnson
Each year more than 350 flags are set into a Field of Honor by Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois, every flag representing a service person killed in acton in Operation Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. This year the field is located next to Aldi’s at 3340 Three Oaks Rd, Cary, IL and the closing... Read more »

The Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Texas is a double win for Republicans

The Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Texas is a double win for Republicans
If you found the title of this piece cringeworthy, you’re not alone. It is indeed, cringeworthy, as well as disturbing and true. For Republicans, it’s all about political gain PERIOD Many Republicans, including Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy spoke up after the January 6, 2021 insurrection, opining that Donnie Trump was responsible and should be... Read more »
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Maybe America needs a few public executions instead of meaningless thoughts and prayers

Maybe America needs a few public executions instead of meaningless thoughts and prayers
We’ve heard it too many times. I can’t even stand the mere thought of the words thoughts and prayers. They’re worthless and meaningless and do not help dead children. After the worst mass shooting in Texas history yesterday, Senator Ted Cancun Cruz immediately leaped in front of cameras to protect the most precious people in... Read more »