Musings About Life / Answers to Questions - from an assortment of people (famous and otherwise)
Insight into the skewed thinking of a national figure right wing Christian extremist wacko.
As U.S. leaves Iraq, we shouldn’t forget how badly we erred
Today's politicians seem more comfortable invoking God and religion than they do presenting facts or numbers. Of course, everyone is entitled to his or her own religious beliefs. But when science and reason get shortchanged, so does America's future.
Eugene Robinson writes for the Washington Post.
"Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts...." Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Balanced-Budget Blues...If families have to balance budgets, governments should too, right? Wrong
I couldn't have said it any better....
WHATS BEHIND THE REBULICAN ASSAULT ON PLANNED PARENTHOOD?
Extract from a letter written by James Michener, October 20, 1995
President Obama addresses Az Shooting Memorial January 12, 2011
Republicans in Congress show their true colors as rich, obstructionist, homophobes...
Here's an excerpt from a book I am reading - "The Autobiography of an Execution" by David R. Dow...
The latest effort to discredit the President by the right-wing lunatic fringe...
As a high school junior ('65-'66) attending Window Rock High School in Fort Defiance AZ, I was a scrub football player but started at center for the basketball team. We went winless in football (0-10) but qualified for the Arizona state high school playoffs in basketball before being eliminated by the eventual Class A champions. This recent article on Window Rock High School sports says it all...deja vu all over again - 45 years later.
DANA MILBANK....Dana Milbank is distributed by the Washington Post Writers Group
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR FROM THE SACRAMENTO BEE - RESIDENT'S OPINIONS REGARDING THE HISTORIC HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL
AFTER VENOM FROM SOME LAWMAKERS, DEATH THREATS AND VANDALISM...Sacramento Bee - Views of the Editorial Board
HILLARY CALLS ISRAEL'S ANNOUNCEMENT DURING VP BIDEN'S VISIT "AN INSULT."
COURAGE UNDER POLITICAL FIRE.....Dana Milbank, Washington Post
KILLER'S END FORCES A LOOK AT LONG-HELD PRINCIPLES...Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald
CARTER: RACISM PLAYS ROLE IN OPPOSITION TO OBAMA
FACTS AND OPINIONS BEHIND THE CONSERVATIVE RIGHT WING'S TACTICS....musings of a retiree
OBAMA ISN'T A U.S. CITIZEN, THE EARTH'S FLAT, SUN'S COLD, ETC....Eugene Robinson - Washington Post
THE PRESIDENT HAS NO CHOICE BUT TO BE BOLD...E.J. Dionne (Washington Post)
GOP's KOWTOWING TO LIMBAUGH SHOWS WEAKNESS OF ITS SITUATION...Leonard Pitts Jr. (Miami Herald)
BUSH LEAVES A BLOT ON AMERICAN HISTORY...Bob Hebert (New York Times)
FROM "THE TRUTH...WITH JOKES" ...By Al Franken
US MUST LEAD WORLD IN RESTORING HUMAN RIGHTS....Jimmy Carter
TOO TOUGH ON BUSH, REALLY?....Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald
IT'S TIME TO USE FEDERAL MUSCLE TO PUT AMERICA BACK TO WORK...Bob Hebert, New York Times
WHITE HOUSE MAKES LAST, BROAD PUSH TO DEREGULATE - CONTROVERSIAL MOVES TOUGH TO UNDO - R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post
PROPOSITION 8 & SACRAMENTO MAYORAL RACE PROLOGUE - excerpts from Marcos Breton, Sacramento Bee
FAITH WAS KEY FACTOR IN PROP. 8 VOTE - excerpts from Marcos Breton, Sacramento Bee
MY VIEW / WARD CONNERLY - PROP. 8 (ON THE CALIFORNIA BALLOT) IS DISCRIMINATORY, PLAIN AND SIMPLE (printed in the Sacramento Bee)
COURT DID ITS JOB ON PROP. 8 - Peter Scheer (printed in the Sacramento Bee)
MCCAIN SEEMS SLOW TO LEARN FROM HIS CAMPAIGN'S MISTAKES - Bob Hebert, New York Times
IT'S SAD, BUT SARAH SIX-PACK IS THE REAL THING - Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald
Jean Hardisty is an author, speaker, and commentator on the political right...
Norma Ming is a research scientist at the Nexus Research and Policy Center, a visiting scholar at the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and a wife and a mother of two.