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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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010(5 comments)
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.