GUNS and MENTAL ILLNESS

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on June 3rd, 2014 @ 08:22:00 am , using 744 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

Guns and Mental Illness JUNE 2, 2014 Joe Nocera It is difficult to read stories about Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old man who went on a murderous spree in Isla Vista, Calif., last month, without feeling some empathy for his parents. We know th… more »

What Makes You Die

Posted by: Stace Johnson
Published on May 22nd, 2013 @ 09:31:00 pm , using 387 words
Category: Poetry, Repetitions

Tom Piccirilli is an author of noir fiction, thrillers, science fiction, poetry, and horror, among other things.  He's been extremely prolific in the last twenty-odd years, raking in lots of Bram Stoker Awards, a couple of International Thriller Writer… more »

Contraception and the Culture Wars

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on February 13th, 2012 @ 12:07:00 pm , using 572 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

E.J. Dionne takes on this extraordinary battle about contraception and the culture wars. As a former Catholic who once went to seminary, I understand this church doctrine on contraception/abortion which has outlived its actual usage. Most Catholic women… more »

Mitt Romney and the National Anthem

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on February 6th, 2012 @ 08:31:00 am , using 397 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

  This kind of thing portends the kind of petty mudslinging that will make this next presidential campaign one of the most acrimonious in US History Mitt Romney’s misfire on the national anthem Posted by Glenn Kessler at 06… more »

Obama on 'envy and class warfare'

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on January 26th, 2012 @ 02:35:00 pm , using 555 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

Listened this am to Warren Buffett talking about paying his fair share of taxes, something Romney obviously does not think a good idea. When asked if he understood why so many billionaire/millionaires call the revising of the tax code 'class warfare,' h… more »

Politics of Resentment

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on January 24th, 2012 @ 08:25:00 am , using 727 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

As for the Tea Party voters, they are supposed to be looking for an outsider á la Ron Paul, not a man who has spent decades in Washington, first as a politician and then profiting from politics. So what is going on? Simple. Gingrich does not share the… more »

The Endlessly Hammered Debt Problem

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on January 2nd, 2012 @ 09:02:00 am , using 876 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

Krugman again talks of this endlessly overemphasized debt problem the right keeps foisting on the American populace. The point he makes is that the problems the economy faces are not debt-driven, and the budget deficit is not the primary issue political… more »

Krugman on Romney's Lies

Posted by: Bill Pearlman
Published on December 23rd, 2011 @ 10:07:00 am , using 887 words
Category: Commentary, Repetitions

  Paul Krugman's Post-Truth Politics editorial takes Romney's fabrications about Obama and several other falsities and puts them in glaring light. How can the media justify reporting as the truth what in fact is utter lying. PK points out the media dec… more »

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