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The Coming Storm, Religious Freedom

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Coming Storm:  The White House is deflecting about what the president meant Thursday night when he alluded to imminent military action just before a dinner with a table full of generals. Trump ominously quipped to reporters asking, “You guys …

NRA Gives an Inch, The Casting Couch

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Gun Beat: In a surprising announcement from the organization that has fought gun control and regulation at every level, the National Rifle Association gave an inch and announced that bump stocks, which allow an  assault rifle to fire in …

Kind Caring Man, He’s No Moron

Thursday, October 5, 2017

What Happens in Vegas.  The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock issued a statement yesterday saying she had no idea her boyfriend had violent intentions. Marilou Danley said, “I knew Stephen Paddock as a kind, caring, quiet man.” She’s …

Trump Praises Self in PR, 49 Legal Guns

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Insert Foot: At a meeting with officials in Puerto Rico yesterday, President Trump said they should be proud that Hurricane Maria caused only 16 deaths, unlike “in a real catastrophe” like Hurricane Katrina. Puerto Rico is flattened and disabled, but …

59 Dead and 517 Injured, Tom Petty at 66

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Mass Murder: The numbers coming out of Las Vegas are stunning. Fifty-nine people are dead and 527 injured or wounded after a  shooter sprayed a concert crowd of thousands with machine gun fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay …

Las Vegas: Worst Mass Shooting in US

Monday, October 2, 2017

Mass Shooting: At least 50 people are dead and 200 wounded in a gun attack at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, making it the worst mass shooting in US history. About 40,000 people were gathered on the Las Vegas …

Blaming the Victim, Talking to N. Korea

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Blame the Victim: After an opening shot first thing in the morning, President Trump yesterday pressed his attack against the news media, the mayor of San Juan, and basically all of Puerto Rico in an effort to defend the stumbling …

Search for Food and Water, The Price Was Wrong

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Puerto Rico Crisis: CNN yesterday visited a destroyed town one hour out of San Juan where representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency were visiting for the first time since Hurricane Maria crushed Puerto Rico on Sept. 20th. They …

Island of Lines, Russia Tweets

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Shipping News: President Trump announced that he has suspended the Jones Act for Puerto Rico, relaxing the 1920 law that says all shipping between two American ports must be on US-flagged vessels. The move theoretically allows more aid to …

Aid Waiting at the Dock, Taxes, Hugh Hefner at 91

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Puerto Rico: Three thousand shipping containers loaded with emergency food, water, and medical supplies are sitting dockside in Puerto Rico with no way to distribute them to the 3.4 million residents of the US island of Puerto Rico waiting for …