I cease being surprised by brazen corruption, it is so fundamental to the American Way. Today we use a report from The Lever to describe how Biden accepted $47 million in health insurer campaign donations and then promptly took the… Read More ›
SCOTUS Gone Mad: Strikes Down Roe & NY Gun Law & Ready to Strike Down Gov’t Capacity to Protect Environment
Roe v Wade, gone. Just like that, five males and one woman decided they could control women’s bodies and force them to give birth against their will. Fundamentalist certainty and self-righteousness, so much a part of the American ethos, are… Read More ›
U.S. Senate Proposes Baby Steps to Fix a Badly Flawed Gun Violence Prevention System. What Will NM Do?
Today, we focus on the egregiously flawed gun violence prevention system in the U.S and the U.S. Senate’s baby steps approach to repairing it, despite historic and mounting public support for taking aggressive action. We also offer a brief update… Read More ›
One of our collective problems in developing public policy is a propensity to utilize the following approach: ready, shoot, aim, celebrate. (When you shoot before you aim, the result is never good.) With this process, you never miss the target… Read More ›
Today we discuss the primary results and their implications for the 2023 legislative session. We also build on our May 26 post, “Gun Rampages Must be Stopped. Our Inaction Allows this to Continue,” to discuss what might be possible in… Read More ›
Today’s post focuses on the utter failure of the federal government to address the urgent needs of our local communities, whether in relation to our personal safety and protection from gun violence, the consequences of climate change, or the greed… Read More ›