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In a near-revolutionary pronouncement, the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) announced yesterday that it would “support legislation where it is being sought to provide protections in housing, employment, and some other areas where LGBT people do not have protections, while ensuring that ... Continue Reading →
Greece has just voted into power the most socialist political party to take power in Europe in decades. Led by Alexis Tsipras, the leftist Syriza party won a strong plurality of more than 40 percent in a multiple party election. Tsipras will form a coalition with a small party to gain a majority ... Continue Reading →
After reading the comments regarding my post objecting to a probable, not possible, Nevada voter i.d.law, it seemed that a new post would allow me to respond in depth rather than just respond to one comment at a time.
To the gentleman who asked why I opposed voter i.d. here is why. We provide ... Continue Reading →
In a severe breach of protocol, Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner unilaterally invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to a Joint Session of Congress. He did this without any consultation with the White House or members of the Democratic Party congressional ... Continue Reading →
We don’t need to relitigate the past. We know what happened. And we must all live with the consequences.
However, now is a great time to prepare for what lies ahead. With so many challenges in the new Congress and the new Legislature, progressives must play smart when “playing defense”. And with a ... Continue Reading →
After Don Shaw and the Country Playboys broke up, I was pretty much out of the money making music business for a little while. Sure, I had my “real” rock and roll bands, plus I had those one-off gigs and false starts with projects that never went anywhere like the “jumpy stuff” guy and ... Continue Reading →
Monday morning, after the American Football Conference championship game whereby the Indianapolis Colts were soundly (and embarassingly) defeated by the New England Patriots (45 to 7), I heard sportscasters on ESPN radio announce that footballs used during that game had been confiscated by ... Continue Reading →
In November 2013, my husband and I moved from St. George, UT to Mesquite. There were many reasons for the move – closer to the airport, no state income tax (Illinois was already getting their share) and the opportunity to develop a social network. Though I worked for the City of St George as ... Continue Reading →