“The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” Former NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre following the Sandy Hook Elementary Mass Shooting in 2012
A war is being waged against us; a real war effectuated by the slaughtering of unarmed civilians by heavily armed ultra-extremist sociopaths supported by the Republican Party and the lobbyists bought and owned by the gun industry.
Did Moscow Mitch Give Away The Play? Who can kill investigations or oversight, quite literally with a wave of his hand? Even when the investigation, or investigations, looks at his own possible criminal malfeasance and abuse of power? Moscow Mitch.
In answer to the hatred unleashed against the people of El Paso today, this weekend's music thread is about affirming the goodness in people, their caring, being kind and gentle and sharing compassion and love with each other. Hate will never win.
The most horrible thing about Trump being part of our lives is what he's doing to the children, my children. He's changing them.
Those little boxes we are forced into at birth and those informative years of our lives are about moulding a functioning person. All those labels in those early years are not of your own choosing but of those older wiser and the architects of our foundations.
This election is about who we are as a people, and who we want to be. We have reached a crossroads, and we have to decide who we are.
Nearly two and a half centuries ago, this nation was formed...when colonists became angry at taxation without representation. Yet, as a transgender woman, I am not represented...yet still taxed.
Trump stated, "I'll tell you who the real racists are, those four intentionally non-white congresswomen who called me racist. Only racists would call other people racists so I'm calling them out as racists," Trump insisted in an accelerated circular logic that caused even adviser Kellyanne "Alternate Facts" Conway to become nauseous.
Racialism excludes, but racism segregates. Racialism is a personal decision. Racism is political. Racialism serves no practical purpose. Racism, in the hands of a demagogue, can control the fates of nations and the lives of millions.