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I'm a retired public health worker focused these days on supporting a variety of progressive issues, such as criminal justice reform, energy efficiency, environmental protection, universal health care, civil rights, and worldwide peace and respect. I have a BA in Psychology and an MA from the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs.

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Monday, March 3, 2014 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What They Know For Sure that Just Ain't So about the Minimum Wage On the topic of what they know for sure that just ain't so, this speaks to increasing the minimum wage.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (40 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What Ultraconservatives Think They Know For Sure Just Ain't So Debunking the libertarian myths that support public policies that hurt people, our democracy and our economy.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 (16 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Do You Still Want to Repeal Obamacare? Reasons why those who want to repeal Obamacare should think twice about that idea.

Monday, April 9, 2012 (22 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Why the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Should be Found Constitutional Unless the Supreme Court engages in rampant judicial activism driven by political ideology, they should uphold the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Confronting Congressman Canseco, Texas Dist 23, with some Inconvenient Truths An account of an unusual town hall meeting with Congressman Francisco Canseco, Texas District 23, which only 2 citizens, progressive Texas Democrats, attended and who did not let him get by with the usual talking points and misinformation.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How the Koch Brothers Mess With the Texas Environment (Revised) A revision of earlier article on the influence of the Koch brothers on the Texas environment. Contains new information about Koch Industries involvement in oil commodity trading.

Friday, June 17, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt The dangerous game the tea party Republicans are playing with failing to increase the federal debt ceiling.

Sunday, May 22, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How the Koch Brothers Mess With the Texas Environment How the agenda of Koch Industries harms the Texas environment and the lives of ordinary Texans.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Kochs Mess With Texas, Our Minds and Our Future Regarding the agenda of the Koch brothers as revealed in recent Think Progress and the Center for Public Integrity.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Our Congressman Misrepresents the Facts and Misrepresents Us Representative Francisco Canseco's misrepresentation of the economy recovery and repetition of Republican talking points about the economy.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Oh, The Horror! Of the Financial Crisis The financial crisis whodunnit and how. And conservative misrepresentations of it and the solutions for dealing with it.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Lend An Earmark To More Lies The smoke-and-mirror lies of Republicans regarding cutting spending (at a time when that's exactly the wrong thing to do) and earmarks.

Monday, December 20, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Calling Them Out As We Should Calling out and debunking lies spread by corporate Republican backers who support policies that line their pockets. Greed in political action.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Principled Solution for the Deficit and Recession Four revenue solutions and four spending solutions for the deficit and recession based on a simple principle: That those who caused and profited from the deficit and recession should pay back the money they've taken from the American people.

Friday, November 19, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It's the Economic Collapse, and We're Not Stupid The message in the November 2 election came not from the voters, but from the pain of the nonvoters. Turnout temporarily gave the Republicans a gain, but the country still favors progressive public policy. Those nonvoters will be back.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Vote Like Your Life Depends On It Reasons why we need to vote Democratic like our lives depend on it.... Because they do.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Please, Young Folk, Do Vote A plea for young voters to turn out and vote like they did in 2008. The difference between Democrats and Republicans is a generational divide, with Democrats looking to the future.

Sunday, September 12, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Senator Hutchison Misinforms on the Economy Debunking to opinion article by Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, full of misinformation about the economy and advocating tax cuts for the rich.

Friday, August 13, 2010 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Immigration -" We not only can handle it, we need it Debunking more of the myths about immigration and illegal immigration: Why we in the US not only can handle immigration, but need it.

Monday, July 19, 2010 (27 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Crime and Immigration Reform A review of crime as it relates to immigration reform pointing out that the much hyped border crime wave does not exist and what crime there is is not associated with undocumented immigrants.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 (150 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No Atheists in Foxholes, No Libertarians in Crises How free market capitalism can has driven us into the ditch but can't get us out.

Sunday, May 9, 2010 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Does the ultra-right carry water for the ultra-rich? How and why the "tea partiers," libertarians and conservative republicans support the agenda of corporate wealth. How they are more like the secessionist southerners than the revolutionary patriots they claim.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Income Inequality and Societal Health Explanation of research regarding how income inequality causes societal ill health. What to do about it.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Supremes Sing the Corporate Tune Response to the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v Federal Election Commission

Sunday, December 20, 2009 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Moving the Progressive Agenda in the Democratic Party Progressives need to continue to work withing the Democratic Party and with Barack Obama to bring about the changes we seek

Saturday, December 12, 2009 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Responding to Anti-government Ranting Responding to the rantings of the anti-government crowd

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Debunking Conservative Talking Points on Health Care Debunking conservative talking points in opposition to health insurance reform

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The President's Plan and My Comments on It President Obama's plan for health care assurance and my comments on the plan.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
To President Obama Regarding His Speech on Health Care Assurance Regarding my suggestions for improvements to the plan he detailed in his speech before Congress.

Friday, September 4, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Think Health Care ASSURANCE, not Insurance We need health care assurance, not insurance, and this explains the difference.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Concerning Tea Parties Commentary about recent "tea party" protests.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What do we want?: Drug Policy Based on Science! A call for drug policy that is based on science, as President Obama has indicated for other policy directions.

Monday, February 2, 2009 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Support Recovery and Reinvestment but Can the Tax Cuts In support of the stimulus package

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Thanks, but no thanks" to Conservative Economics The destruction that has been done by conservative economics.