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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.
(2 comments) Friday, January 27, 2017 Why Would Anyone Do That?
Asking the simple question: Why would anyone want to repeal the Affordable Care Act?
(15 comments) Thursday, December 8, 2016 To Members of the Electoral College
This is a request to the members of the Electoral College to support the popular vote for President (in which 2.7 million more votes were cast for Hillary Clinton) rather than winner-take-all allocation of votes.
(7 comments) Monday, January 25, 2016 Think of Flint and Vote
Urging that we think of Flint, Michigan and get out there and vote.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Despicable Disconnection
Commenting on the Texas lawsuit against the President for his executive action to help families avoid deportation
(4 comments) Wednesday, February 9, 2011 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 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 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.
(5 comments) Tuesday, November 23, 2010 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.