“I can’t remember if I cried, when I read about his widowed bride. But something touched me deep inside, the day the music died.” — American Pie, Don McLean.
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The founding forefathers understood this when they wrote in the constitution that states cannot enter into treaties with any foreign government. The NRA has effectively hijacked American politics for over a decade and exerted a massively disproportionate influence on policy. Now we know why.
Pope Francis speaks out against the death penalty; is it wrong to take someone’s life as punishment for a crime?
“Fifty years ago they said that single mothers were the downfall of America. Now that white women are single mothers, they’re calling it creative family structure. I’m here to say to you that all the narratives you get about what is wrong with Black women; I think Black women are the savior of this country.” ~Dr. Brittney Cooper at Essence Fest 2018
“The plague of racism is insidious, entering into our minds as smoothly and quietly and invisibly as floating airborne microbes enter into our bodies to find lifelong purchase in our bloodstreams.” ~Maya Angelou
Surely at some point, coming together as citizens of one nation trumps ancestral heritage.
Since Trump’s election, gun purchases by White men have plummeted, while sales to African-Americans, gays and lesbians are way up.
Continued economic uncertainty, sweeping social changes, and a desire for greater control over their lives has many Americans searching for a “genie”
In 2018, Democrats and Republicans should commit to bipartisan cooperation, not self-defeating war.
Both countries are becoming “hooked” on a deadly cycle of economic depression, drug addiction, and violence.
Trotting out another neo-liberal feminist with deep ties to Wall Street won’t unify Democrats in 2020.
It’s not elitist, Republican policy that’s destroying the economy and taking wealth from the hands of the poor while creating the illusion of a meritocracy. Nope, it’s them over there.
Legislative victories on tax reform and immigration, and reports that ISIS is on the run, has the White House gaining fresh momentum.