Category: Opinion

Writer’s Block: Where Do We Go From Here?

It is less than two weeks into the New Year and tragedy has struck down innocent people in our country once again. This time, the culprit was one of us and not some suicide bomber from the Taliban spewing something like “Allah is good!” just before he blows up everyone in range.

Shed Unwanted Pounds, Save the Planet!

As I replace my 2010 “America’s Scenic Wonders” calendar with the 2011 version received as a free gift by mail from the National Wildlife Federation, I realize it’s that time of year again. It’s time to resolve to somehow improve myself in the New Year.

Grayson on Giffords

By Alan Grayson A reporter called me a little while ago, and told me that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a public event. She is in critical condition. I’m going to let others comment on what this means…

Women and the U.S. Constitution: A Call to Action

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)., and ironically, people of Scalia’s “conservative” persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment.