America in Crisis

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

The vaccination solution for America

Everyday, more Americans are still getting sick and dying from Covid, despite our massively fast vaccination roll-out. By June, we should have everyone vaccinated and stopped the spread- and the variants. But, of course, we won’t, because there are “freedom loving anti-vax” people who are going to insist on not getting vaccinated. They will become Read More

Oaths and Laws and Burger King

Today, 100 senators will be asked to judge Donald J Trump for his actions on Jan 6 2021, a day that will come to surpass any “Day of Infamy” in our history. Previously, that phrase was aligned with the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor or more recently, when Saudi Nationals hijacked four American airliners Read More

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