Domestic Terrorists and Gun Control: It’s not a “mental health” issue

We have, once twice again in as many weeks, suffered the national tragedy and embarrassment of another two more mass murders by domestic terrorists. But, as per usual, because these specific individuals are white males, you will not hear them labeled as such in the public discourse or in the news media, by Congressional leaders or the President. However, you’ll hear a lot about “mental health” in the coming weeks as we once again gnash our collective teeth about—and ultimately fail to act on—gun control.

Our 2020 Election

Congratulations, United States of America, you’ve shown the world through your election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris that you are able to recover from your abhorrent mistakes, even in the face of a broken electoral system no longer relevant to the times. And congratulations to President-Elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-Elect Kamala D. Harris!!

No Witnesses

In the vote to hear from witnesses and subpoena documents from the Executive Branch, Senators voted down the motion 49–51, meaning any one of the Senate Republicans could have changed the outcome. Any one of them could have stood up for what is right and just and ethical in the face of an overwhelming tide of corruption and power-hungry madness. But they, not a single one of them, didn’t.

The Republican Party is Corrupt. Full Stop.

I’ve said it so many times, I’ve lost count, lost breath, and lost the vociferousness with which I say it… but I’ll say it again: The Republican Party has been tearing this country apart, deliberately, since the rise of the Gingrich Congress. And, you know what, let’s expand it. Their actions have been intentionally detrimental…

Silent Sam

Let me first say that I disagree, fundamentally, with all Confederate statues and monuments. They are offensive not only to minority groups who suffered the torture of slavery, but they are offensive to any patriotic American as they are hallmark memorials to traitors. But let’s dig a little deeper and examine the issue of Silent Sam on UNC’s campus…