Senators Favor NRA Approval Over the Chance at Saving A Child’s Life

#guncontrol @gunregulation #nra Here, never to be forgotten, is the list of the Senators who preferred to keep favor with the NRA rather than take one small step to protect our children. Listed below are the Senators who voted against extending background checks to include gun shows and other improvised markets. 1.            Sen. Lamar Alexander…

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Battle for Civil Rights Erupts into Riot July 1967 in Detroit

#detroitriots  #detroit  #civilrights  #riots This is a third installment on a series that I have offered on my family’s experience living in Detroit during the mid-1960’s, a period of violent social unrest and the battle over Civil Rights. Readers are urged to read the previous post(s) before wading into this one. I remember that my…

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Christmas Once Again. An Agnostic Salute to Its Passing

#christmas  #agnostic Agnostics can rejoice at Christmas. Christmas is one brief period of the year when Christians at least pay lip service to establishing peace on earth. They do it, of course, against a backdrop of carnage in the Middle East where life for the ordinary citizens in several countries is a never-ending nightmare, where…

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Occupy Wall Street — What is Next?

Here is a story that makes a point about the Occupy Wall Street movement. A friend returned from a visit with his son who is married and has two sons, ages 2 and 4. One night, he reported, the mother called both children for the evening meal. The two year old responded but the four…

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