Republicans line up at the trough — THE SHINBONE STAR

One thing I learned this year is that prayer doesn’t work. I already knew that, so it wasn’t a shock or any such, just an affirmation, I suppose. My absolutely sound, unshakable foundation for this rock-solid postulation is the continued existence of Psycho Donald “Jerkoff” Trump, Oval Office Occupant, and the Republican Congress. The GOP … Continue reading Republicans line up at the trough — THE SHINBONE STAR

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In Texas yesterday, a man walked into a Baptist church and killed 26 people with a semi-automatic rifle that my colleague Nathaniel Helms says most likely was a Ruger .223 cal., AR-556, “obtained almost anywhere good guns are sold.” And what did Americans do? Some cried: Some prayed: Some prayed a lot: Some cried […] via … Continue reading Opinion Page

Thou shalt not mention gun control — THE SHINBONE STAR

It’s Sunday morning in America. Christians of every denomination are going to church, where they will no doubt offer prayers for the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting. They might even pray for the murderer who was able to mow down hundreds of people before ending his own life. But will they pray for […] … Continue reading Thou shalt not mention gun control — THE SHINBONE STAR

59 Dead and 527 Injured… One Massacre too many — On My Front Porch

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Sq6sJIwuICo?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent This happens to be America’s worst mass killing massacre in history… 59 dead and 527 injured. Our hearts and souls go out to those injured and to the family and friends who have lost loved ones. But please don’t tell me that the 2nd Amendment can’t be changed. Can you imagine the carnage …. … Continue reading 59 Dead and 527 Injured… One Massacre too many — On My Front Porch

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This does not happen in America, until Donald Trump. About 200 disability activists, including some in wheelchairs, were arrested this week as Senate Republicans rushed to ram the Graham-Cassidy health care bill down the throats of voters, who overwhelmingly opposed it. Capitol police forcibly wheeled the activists out of the hearing room and herded them […] … Continue reading Opinion Page

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There are a lot of reasons to despise Donald Trump, but everyone who voted against him probably has one glaring issue that tops their list. Maybe for you it was something else, but for me it was racism. Once Trump made his call for a Great Wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, I didn’t need to […] … Continue reading Opinion Page

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It was nothing short of a miracle, and a tragedy, that two Capitol Police officers were safeguarding Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and his fellow lawmakers on June 14 when a gunman opened fire at a practice for a charity baseball game. Officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner successfully held off the gunman while taking fire […] … Continue reading Opinion Page

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I was a late adopter of Facebook. I didn’t see it as being useful to me making money, and I am all about making money while I’m physically and mentally capable of making money. If I get to the point where I’m a burden on society, I’m not going to want to be a part […] … Continue reading Opinion