Democrats have tough act to follow Sat, Jul 23 2016 12:00 PM

I am grateful to the GOP. The comical diversion that is the Republican National Convention was a welcome distraction from the now routine reports of police abuse, mass shootings, government coups (thwarted and otherwise) and annihilation of civilians [..]

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Thanks for your service, now get out

Supporters, family and advocates waited at the U.S.-Mexico border on a recent Friday afternoon. And waited. And waited some more. The waiting isn’t anything new—despite government and business leaders’ chirps of expedited crossin [..]

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Conversation can be had any time

You see that video of that guy getting shot by police?” “Which one?” “The black guy.” “Yeah...which one? The one in South Carolina?” “Which one was that?” “Dude who was runnin [..]

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Keeping an eye out for, on each other

It may be time to round up all the Latinos in the United States and deport them. Regardless of their legal status or stature in society—I’m looking at you Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Sen. Marco Rubio—it’s clear to anyone wi [..]

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Transparency bill’s hoped for return

Hope can be pesky, ill-advised and laughable. But it can also be the feeling that keeps you from biting through your lip and tearing out your hair in frustration. When California State Senator Mark Leno’s SB 1286—a bill that provide [..]

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