Posted inPolicy Topics

The two faces of Sean Hannity: Fox host privately advised Trump to go back to Florida while publicly attacking our democracy

Unbe­liev­able as it may seem, Han­ni­ty briefly offered Trump sen­si­ble advice in clos­ing days of his scan­dal-rid­den pres­i­den­cy, accord­ing to a trea­sure trove of emails obtained by the House Selec­tion Com­mit­tee to Inves­ti­gate the Jan­u­ary 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Posted inLegislative Advocacy, National Defense, Policy Topics

In seeking to block a commission to probe the attack on the U.S. Capitol, top Republicans in Congress remind us their work is never done

The lead­er­ship of Repub­li­cans in Con­gress, prompt­ed by Don­ald Trump, spent Wednes­day, May 19th, 2021 hang­ing out to dry those House Repub­li­cans who want a Sep­tem­ber 11th style com­mis­sion to inves­ti­gate the Jan­u­ary 6th insur­rec­tion at the Capitol.

Posted inCivil Liberties, Policy Topics, World Commmunity

America wakes up to a nightmare: Horrific attack on Orlando nightclub leaves fifty dead

This morn­ing, hun­dreds of mil­lions of Amer­i­cans woke up to the news that a man armed with an AR-15 assault rifle who had called 911 to announce that he was about to com­mit a heinous act in the name of the Islam­ic state group had bru­tal­ly slaugh­tered over fifty peo­ple at a gay night­club in […]

Posted inCivil Liberties, Policy Topics, World Commmunity

White supremacist guns down nine at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Hor­ri­fy­ing and repul­sive does­n’t even begin to describe how awful this news is: A white gun­man killed nine peo­ple dur­ing a prayer meet­ing at one of Charleston’s old­est and best-known black church­es Wednes­day night in one of the worst mass shoot­ings in South Car­oli­na his­to­ry. Heav­i­ly armed law enforce­ment offi­cers scoured the area into the […]

Posted inNational Defense, Policy Topics, World Commmunity

Canadian authorities lock down the heart of Ottawa after shootings on Parliament Hill

Author­i­ties in Cana­da have locked down Par­lia­ment Hill, the heart of the coun­try’s nation­al cap­i­tal, Ottawa, after a yet-to-be-pub­­licly-iden­ti­­fied assailant fatal­ly shot a sol­dier guard­ing Canada’s War Memo­r­i­al, then entered Cen­tre Block and began fir­ing at peo­ple there before being killed by secu­ri­ty. Fit­ting­ly, the man who took the gun­man down was said to be […]

Posted inPolicy Topics, World Commmunity

Tragedy in Norway: Explosions, shootings injure or take lives of dozens

Inex­plic­a­ble, unex­pect­ed tragedy has struck again, this time in Nor­way: Nor­way suf­fered dual attacks on Fri­day when pow­er­ful explo­sions shook the gov­ern­ment cen­ter here and, short­ly after, a gun­man stalked youths at an island sum­mer camp for young mem­bers of the gov­ern­ing Labor Par­ty. The police arrest­ed a Nor­we­gian in con­nec­tion with both attacks, which […]