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What Is Lacking?


A few years ago I was asked to give a short talk on the subject of Roe v. Wade. As I have always been interested in the Supreme Court and the individuals who have served on it, I readily agreed...More




As a baby boomer, I grew up in an era where the only women who had access to safe abortions were the wealthy. They could fly somewhere and have it done and be back home before anyone knew they were...More


Democratic Defiance Between Violence and Silence


We're scared of the rise of religious radicals in Egypt but our own states are passing sweeping new laws to control women's bodies, health and choices. We question the accountability of Egypt's military, yet accept drones, indefinite detention, domestic spying,...More


Election 2014: Democrats, Get to Work or Face Chance of Losing Senate


We supporters of Barack Obama just won a major election and we are all feeling confident. We should, Obama definitely won a mandate when it comes to raising taxes on the rich, along with passing a comprehensive immigration policy. Then...More


Women, it’s all about us!


The latest far right slander against women’s rights came Tuesday when Indiana senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock said pregnancies resulting from rape should not be aborted because they are God’s will. Gov. Romney is a Mourdock supporter, and even made a...More


For the Second Presidential Debate, Obama Should Come out Fighting!


The supporters of Barack Obama and most members of the Democratic Party want our president to lay Mitt Romney out — not literally speaking of course. Most of us I am sure agree that his last performance was a little...More


The Right of the Religious Right: Part 1


Many years ago when I was but eleven years of age, I became a preacher. As a Pentecostal, I had a very strict belief system, which also affected my sermons. I believed many things were sin, even if the Bible...More


The GOP Is Akin All Over


The GOP thought they'd be flyin' high on the boost of Paul Ryan, but instead they find themselves brakin' to avoid the disaster that's Akin. Just when they thought we'd get misty at the excitement of keynote Chris Christie, their...More


Democrats Should Support Ending Abortion, Just Not Enforcement


I must tell you; even though I’m a liberal I do not support abortion. I’ll be clear; I don’t support the criminalization of abortion or even for government to get involved with abortion. What I do support is the government...More


Maryland; My Maryland: Shame Is Your Lot ; Weakness Your Only Sad Excuse.


Maryland; my home for all of my fifty-three years. As States go; I thought Maryland to be better than some. Worse than others; but a State generally inclined toward the Democratic Party; Liberal thought; and a fairly good sense of...More