Category: General News

All the news and chat worth arguing about…or discussing like true Americans in a democracy.

Is It Time Yet?

Have we dispensed with enough thinking and praying? Has enough “respect and mourning” time passed? Have our hearts had enough time to go out to the victims and families? Perhaps now we can start a national conversation on some common sense gun control legislation. Yes, the current thinking is “if murdered children in Newtown won’t […]

There is No Need to ‘Wait’ for Anything

From Politico: Murphy: ‘Time for Congress to get off its ass’ in the wake of Las Vegas shooting By CRISTIANO LIMA 10/02/2017 10:26 AM EDT Updated 10/02/2017 11:16 AM EDT Democratic lawmakers called for swift congressional action in response to the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 50 dead — the deadliest mass shooting […]

The Hanging Shad’s ‘Apropos of Nothing’

  The Hanging Shad’s Twitter feed has been banging! Follow along on Twitter @TheHaningShad Odds and ends piling up as I wait for October baseball… With apologies to Boston Globe sports writer Nick Cafardo for lifting the name, it’s The Hanging Shad’s “Apropos of Nothing.” 1. Kneel, protest, repeat. NFL players played right into President […]