Archive for January, 2013

“Gun Powder and Testosterone”

This article is posted on The Huffington Post and can be read at Huff Post by clicking on the link.

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Who loves the smell of gun powder in the morning?

We’ve heard the cliché that gasoline and alcohol don’t mix. The same should be said of gun powder and testosterone.

Both mixtures have deadly implications and deserve scrutiny wherever and whenever these elements are combined.

Though W.C. Fields once joked, “They say gasoline and alcohol don’t mix…actually, they do, they just don’t taste good,” the combination of gun powder and testosterone is no joking matter. Neither is the current combination of powerful weaponry and over stimulated and paranoid males.

So is the answer to take away all the guns?

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“Isolated From the Truth”

America’s news organizations are failing the people!

Journalism in America has become as big a problem for the country as Congress. Media conglomerates’ fail to meet their obligations under the Constitution of the United States. It’s almost impossible to escape their control of the news content. And it’s getting worse.

Their failure has left the nation vulnerable to an historical decline.

Freedom of the press was included in the 1st Amendment by the founders as a check on government to insure the preservation of our democracy.

Is our precious democracy at risk?

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“Twisting In the Wind”

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Congress avoided going over the proverbial ‘Fiscal Cliff.’

Republicans, universally incapable of compromise, caved in the wee hours of the morning to prevent us from potential economic damage to the economy and the recovery.

As a result, taxes were raised on income over $400 thousand, unemployment insurance was extended, and the Alternative Minimum Tax was put to rest forever. These moves all help continue the slow growth and keeps us on a path to possible recovery.

Significant? Yes! But is it sufficient?

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“An Assault On Our Welfare”

It is far past the time to stop the gun insanity!

The NRA’s misinterpretation of the 2nd Amendment is killing innocent Americans and Congress must stop it.

A grave mistake was made in 2004 when Congress let the Assault Weapons Ban expire. It’s time they correct their legislative dereliction, Now!

We need common sense in our gun laws and ‘we the peopleowe it to the children of Sandy Hook to demand swift and immediate action from Congress.

If not now, then when?

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