Category Archives: Opinion

What caused the Haitian Refugee Crisis?

The following writeup comes from Jenn Budd, a former Senior Border Patrol Agent and Senior Intelligence agent and currently is an immigrant rights activist. This is why the Haitian refugees came: political operatives spread rumors in migrant communities saying one … Continue reading

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A Pared Down Voting Rights Bill

The following writeup came from Walter Shaub, Senior Ethics Fellow at Project On Government Oversight and former Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. The Joe Manchin voting rights bill HAS TO PASS because voting rights are under attack. … Continue reading

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Corporate World’s role in battling the pandemic

The following writeup came from a lengthy thread on Twitter by Andy Slavitt, former Biden White House Sr Advisor for COVID Response, past head of Medicare/Medicaid for Obama. We thought this was worth sharing here. COVID Update: With requirements rolling … Continue reading

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Why are conservatives terrified of Critical Race Theory? Monday Musings 2021-06-21

It can be exhausting at times to keep track of what cultural issue of the week is being completely misunderstood, misconstrued, and irrationally outraged against. The latest cultural boogeyman? Something called “Critical Race Theory”.  What is it? To be honest … Continue reading

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Filibustering is for the birds: Monday Musings 2021-06-07

There’s been considerable chatter these past few months about a tool called the “filibuster” in the US Senate. It’s basically a way for the minority Party of the Senate to prevent legislation from moving forward to a vote. It used … Continue reading

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