What We Permit We Promote…

What we permit we promote. It has all become so predictable, the banality of mass death and guns and race in our exceptional nation. It...

Packin’ in the Classroom

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s signature on the contentious legislation was no surprise. He signaled his support early but, given the unanimous...

What Will It Take

In the 1950’s and 60’s it took a landmark Supreme Court decision – Brown v. Board of Education – the courage and dignity of a black woman...

For ‘Em, Or Agin ‘Em

As it has accumulated political power over the last 25 years and become the most feared lobby in the country, the NRA has been nothing if...

Guns and Guts

In 1963 when the young black activist, John Lewis, who later became the distinguished Congressman from Georgia, was nearly beaten to...

It’s the Culture

The after massacre reports speculate that the mass murder of 20 six and seven year olds may prompt a serious national discussion of what...

Ted Stevens

Alaska says “goodbye” today to the guy the state legislature once voted “the Alaskan of the Century.” I’m betting the ceremony in the...