December 12, 2017

GOP/NRA’s ‘Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act’ Likely Unconstitutional

Last week, at the behest of the “terrorist-enabling” National Rifle Association (NRA), the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act [PDF] (CCRA or HR-38), […]
December 6, 2017

CA Congressional Republicans an Endangered Species

By Ernest A. Canning A month ago, the notion that every one of California’s fourteen (14) Congressional Republicans could be voted out of office in 2018 would have been dismissed […]
December 1, 2017

How Extreme is the Danger at the Border of Presidential Psychosis?

By Ernest A. Canning The segment of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (see video below) was truly unnerving. O’Donnell began by playing an earlier clip pertaining to a previous […]
November 28, 2017

The Perverse Economics of Mass Incarceration

By Ernest A. Canning   The United States has long been a nation mired in irony. In 1814, when Francis Scott Key penned the Star-Spangled Banner, proclaiming that America was […]
November 12, 2017

Veterans’ Day Letter Underscores Why Veterans for Bernie Endorsed Stephen Jaffe

By Ernest a. Canning On the occasion in which Veteran’s for Bernie endorsed progressive Democrat Stephen R. Jaffe with respect to his bid to unseat incumbent California Democrat and House […]
November 10, 2017

Pelosi’s Cowardice in Face of Dire Trump Threat Not a Virtue

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s criticism of Tom Steyer’s Time to Impeach Trump ad (see video below) is not, as suggested by the Los Angeles Times, a virtue. To the […]
October 20, 2017

Trump’s Reckless Disregard for Puerto Rican Lives an Impeachable Offense

“This storm [Hurricane Maria] is no longer killing Americans. The federal government’s response to this storm is now killing Americans” – Rachel Maddow, Oct. 12, 2017 Congress need not await […]
October 4, 2017

Blood On Their Hands

By Ernest A. Canning Stephen Paddock, the 64-year old alleged gunman of Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre, may indeed have acted alone when he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But […]
October 1, 2017

An Equitable Emergency Response Plan Must Be Developed & Funded

  By Thomas Kennedy In the last couple of weeks, Floridians have struggled with Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. Foreseeing the impact that this storm would have on low-income communities, […]