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Audio engineer and instructor for SAE. Writes op/ed commentary supporting Secular Humanist causes, and exposing suppression of women, the poor, and minorities. An advocate for freedom of religion and particularly, freedom of NO religion. Born in the South, raised in the Mid-West and California for a well-rounded view of America; it doesn't look good. Former minister, lifelong musician, Mahayana Zen-Buddhist.

Kansas Is Going Broke Due To The Republican Plan Of Cutting Taxes For the Rich

Kansas Is Going Broke Due To The Republican Plan Of Cutting Taxes For the Rich

Kansas is going broke and predicted to be bankrupt within two years, job creation is lagging the entire nation, and it is all down to giving tax cuts to the…

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Abolishing Anti-Discrimination Laws

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Abolishing Anti-Discrimination Laws

One would think most Americans support the 14th Amendment's prohibition of unequal treatment under the law unflinchingly. Unfortunately, the religious right is intent on abolishing the concept of equality and…

Boehner’s Sleazy Lawsuit Is About Blaming The Black Man In White House For GOP Laziness

Boehner’s Sleazy Lawsuit Is About Blaming The Black Man In White House For GOP Laziness

Boehner's reason for suing the President is another example of Republicans projecting their gross malfeasance on the African American in the White House; the only man in Washington working to…

The Supreme Court Has Given All Corporations a Gift That They May Live To Regret

The Supreme Court Has Given All Corporations a Gift That They May Live To Regret

When the Catholic conservatives on the High Court ruled that Hobby Lobby Incorporated and the Green family are one in the same due to "its" religion, they effectively tore away…

Investigation To Hold Cliven Bundy Accountable For Sedition Picks Up Steam

Investigation To Hold Cliven Bundy Accountable For Sedition Picks Up Steam

At least, and it is better late than never, the sheriff is willing to assist federal officials conducting an active investigation to hold the seditionists involved in the Bundy standoff…

Cutting Through The Conservative Lies About The Hobby Lobby Ruling

Cutting Through The Conservative Lies About The Hobby Lobby Ruling

Two issues alone will have a devastating affect on any religious business or corporation's employees, but after doing a cursory reading of the Hobby Lobby et al complaint, the High…

The Right’s Push to Deny Birth Control Is All About Controlling Women

The Right’s Push to Deny Birth Control Is All About Controlling Women

The inspiration for Hobby Lobby, and 71 other "religious" corporations, to sue for a religious exemption of the contraception mandate is not about abortion, but about controlling women and inflicting…

On Independence Day Republicans Crusade To Eliminate the Rights of Half The Population

On Independence Day Republicans Crusade To Eliminate the Rights of Half The Population

Republicans at all levels of government, at the behest of the religious right, have launched a vicious crusade to eliminate well over half the population's liberty to control their own…

Christian Conservatives Are Trying To Use Hobby Lobby To Discriminate Against Gays

Christian Conservatives Are Trying To Use Hobby Lobby To Discriminate Against Gays

Maybe the President regrets intertwining government and religion when he continued George W. Bush's Faith-Based initiatives. Now they are using their connection to the White House to exact recompense in…

Hobby Lobby Wasn’t Enough For Conservatives Who Want To Rewrite The Constitution

Hobby Lobby Wasn’t Enough For Conservatives Who Want To Rewrite The Constitution

In fact, there is a desire among many extreme conservatives to hold a new Constitutional Convention to craft a new document that adheres strictly to their vision of a…

The Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Trojan Horse For All Businesses and Corporations

The Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Trojan Horse For All Businesses and Corporations

The Trojan Horse in the Hobby Lobby ruling is a term, closely held corporation, that created an opening for nearly all businesses to use the new corporate religious freedom exemption…

Conservatives On The Supreme Court Have Turned The Constitution Into A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Conservatives On The Supreme Court Have Turned The Constitution Into A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Whether most Americans realize it or not, they have been spectators, victims, and often combatants in a sectarian religious war that one side appealed to, and won, the support…

Boehner Is Suing Obama Because Republicans Refuse To Work for The People

Boehner Is Suing Obama Because Republicans Refuse To Work for The People

The Republican answer to the President's executive actions to help all Americans is suing him for doing what they refuse to do; work for the general welfare of the people.…

The Only Thing More Idiotic Than Personhood Is Giving a Corporation Religious Freedom

The Only Thing More Idiotic Than Personhood Is Giving a Corporation Religious Freedom

The only thing more idiotic than ascribing personhood to a legal instrument is asserting it prays, worships, and warrants religious freedom protections; particularly when the corporation (legal instrument) will exercise…

2nd Amendment Extremists Lose as Judge Upholds Two Colorado Gun Laws

2nd Amendment Extremists Lose as Judge Upholds Two Colorado Gun Laws

After a two-week civil trial a U.S. District Chief Judge, Marcia Krieger, ruled the lawsuit lacked standing and dismissed it, and said the plaintiffs presented absolutely no evidence that limiting…

It’s Time to Give Anti-Choice Zealots A Taste of Their Own Medicine

It’s Time to Give Anti-Choice Zealots A Taste of Their Own Medicine

Freedom of speech goes both ways and it is high time to give back to religious extremists what they dole out against women with impunity; and Supreme Court approval.…

The Reality Is That There Is No Difference Between Republican and Tea Party Candidates

The Reality Is That There Is No Difference Between  Republican and Tea Party Candidates

One would be hard-pressed to find any difference whatsoever between Republicans and their teabagger cohort except their willingness to openly state their goals.…

Sen. Chuck Grassley Blames Obama For a Scandal Caused By His Own Former Staffer

Sen. Chuck Grassley Blames Obama For a Scandal Caused By His Own Former Staffer

It is a travesty, and a mystery, why any American would vote for Republicans who not only do nothing for the American people, but spend the majority of their waking…

Gov. Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager Is Denying Poor People Running Water In Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager Is Denying Poor People Running Water In Detroit

A coalition working with organizations and activists the world over to promote water as a basic human right filed a report with the U.N. Commission on Human Rights on…

Republicans Threaten to Withhold Government Funding Over Obama’s New EPA Rules

Republicans Threaten to Withhold Government Funding Over Obama’s New EPA Rules

Republicans in the House and Senate are so angry at the President over new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on coal-powered power plants that they are threatening to withhold previously agreed-on…