Trayvon Martin & Our Own Racism
Imagine today is March 23, 1962 and a black teenager is walking down the street with candy in his hand. He’s coming home from a segregated school to a segregated neighborhood. He can’t vote because he’s too young but it may not matter because depending on where he lives in America, he probably won’t have [...]
Religious Freedom For All?
I have said on MSNBC, Twitter, and Facebook numerous times that we seem to be in a political environment where men have a surging desire to tell women what to do (or not to do) with their bodies. Many of my friends on the GOP side of the aisle and frankly some on the left [...]
What Happened Super Tuesday?
Before I dozed off around 12:30am, most Super Tuesday-related results were in except Ohio. I was shocked, shocked I say, how close that race was and this morning when I awoke around 5:30am, my gut proved correct: Mitt Romney eked out a victory in a state where a week ago, he was down in the [...]
Women Voters and Super Tuesday
It’s Super Tuesday, that day in politics when every bald man’s hair is on fire and political types are running around acting like Jesus is coming. While I suppose both of those things could happen, I prefer to Keep Calm and Carry On as our friend Joe Scarborough likes to say. Republicans in 11 states [...]