For many of us, loyalty is an important personal value. What’s the evidence of Mr. Trump’s loyalty? He isn’t simply on his third wife; he openly bragged to a New York City tabloid about the great sex he was having with another woman while he was married to one of his early wives. Even more… Read More Trump: Loyalty?
In a speech to one of his adoring crowds, this time in February in South Carolina, Trump repeated his claim that our USA should “go much further” than waterboarding suspected terrorists. Torturing suspects is not enough. Trump spoke glowingly of an American general having his soldiers dip bullets in pig blood and shooting dead 49 of 50 Filipino Muslim prisoners.… Read More Trump for Torture and Murder
By Brian Wojtalewicz. Originally published in The Appleton Press on March 18, 2014. We have ten million pounds of a particular type of poison, which kills creatures, that are sprayed on our US farms each year. They are called chlorpyrifos. Evidence is mounting that these poisons lower I.Q. levels in children and associations are mounting… Read More Too Much Poison Around Us
The problem is that all of this can be true, but it doesn’t mean grandpa, dad, mom or your brother isn’t racist. Racism lies in the belief that a whole set of people are lesser human beings, not as good as you, or “us” because of their skin color. … Read More Racism Quite Alive in the USA
In this moon of popping trees, my hiking partner Lobo is just not himself. The beautiful Husky gal he loves, Blue, is terrible sick, maybe dying.… Read More Poem: “In this moon of popping trees”
Very few Americans realize that some very important legal protections for citizens are being slashed by the five justices of the U.S. Supreme Court that were appointed by Republican presidents. They have become the clear champions of the mega-corporations that have been gaining more and more power over our lives.… Read More A Cancer On Our Legal System
Nephew Ben and his wife Christy are heading to their Nevada caucus in a few days, and Ben asked why I was supporting Bernie Sanders. It’s a combination of electability and policy issues… Read More Bernie Vs. Hillary