America in Crisis

Did the Supreme Court just deputize you?

With the decision of the Supreme Court to allow the Texas abortion ban to take place, a new precedent has been set, and while it’s being billed as novel, the same type of law has been in effect in Ohio for decades, just not concerning abortion: Under the law, Texans can sue anyone who assists Read More

Is it news? Or is it Esrati?

There’s an old ad, is it butter or is it Parkay? In Dayton, there’s the official news outlets- and then there’s me with Esrati.com On Tuesday night, I posted what may be a pivotal news story- one that talks about the Federal Government’s ability to allow criminals to run for office, while under indictment. It Read More

Freedom to die: a solution for the anti-vaxxers

Three highly educated Black women clients of mine still aren’t vaccinated. Neither is a former Republican State Rep- or his wife, the doctor. A Black client who is a recovering addict, HIV positive and works with kids- he’s not vaccinated either (says he’s never been vaccinated against anything- for religious reasons). It’s not that these Read More

How to weigh in on the public option for health care coverage

I was happy to see that 2 people in congress actually care that freedom- should include your right to manage your health care coverage- instead of your employer. “Two leading congressional Democrats issued a call Wednesday for ideas on a “public option” health insurance plan, a campaign promise of President Joe Biden’s that faces long Read More

It’s time for a National Police retraining and rebrand

There was once a cartoon police officer, his name was Dudley Do-Right, yes, he was a Royal Canadian Mounty, but the idea of a conscientious, well meaning police officer is something we seem to have lost. Need proof? American culture used to celebrate lawmen on TV, from Joe Friday in Dragnet, to Marshal Matt Dillon Read More

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