Suicide and Homicide

"There are now more than twice as many suicides in this country than homicides".  That is from this morning's "Weekend Edition" on NPR.  Yesterday's Boston Globe included an article on the increasing rates of teen suicide, especially among girls.  Suicide is the second leading cause of teen deaths, behind accidents.  I've seen stories that I … Continue reading Suicide and Homicide

Sunday’s Quote

“What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Resist

60 Votes? Or is it 67 and 290?

There is a path from the wilderness... We keep hearing it's the Democrat's fault, that the filibuster prevents the Senate from getting to 60 votes.  Oh, my.  The analysis is wrong, just wrong.  Here is the simple path to end the shutdown: a veto override.  It's not that hard.  In fact it becomes a distinct … Continue reading 60 Votes? Or is it 67 and 290?