Rmuse

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.

Opinion: Lock Them All Up. Trump’s DOJ Violated U.S. Law By Ignoring His Crimes

Anyone remotely aware of Trump’s, or any of his surrogates’, crimes is required by law to alert the proper authorities.

1 year ago

Opinion: The House Select Committee Can Avoid the DOJ and Arrest Steve Bannon

The  quick solution to force Trump’s people to testify according to the House’s legal subpoenas served on them eliminates the…

1 year ago

Opinion: Steve Bannon Belongs in Prison For Planning Another Violent Coup

Trump’s MAGA devotees are indeed a very dangerous lot, but they are ignorant sheep who are being incited to violence…

1 year ago

Opinion: America Must Regulate the Corrupt Justices on the Supreme Court

America desperately needs legislation bringing some objectivity to the High Court justices who are in plain terms a law unto…

1 year ago

Opinion: It Is Time For Democrats To Permanently Kill the Debt Limit

Democrats need to “grow a pair” and put an end to McConnell’s ability to rule the nation from a minority…

1 year ago

Opinion: Texas Abortion Ban Architect Calls For Criminalizing Homosexuality

As horrific as the Texas abortion ban is, and it is horrifying, the religious architect of the law has his…

1 year ago

Report: Survey Reveals 21 Million Americans Say Trump Should Be Restored By Violence

Researchers reported that the insurrectionists who attacked the Capitol on January 6 represent a far more mainstream movement than any earlier instances…

1 year ago

Opinion: Research Proves Trump Purposely Contributed to COVID-19 Deaths

The results of the study provide a damning indictment of Trump as well as reveal the willingness of Americans most…

1 year ago

Opinion: It Is Time to Take Action to Stop Anti-Vaxxer Attacks on Americans and Health Care Workers.

These brutish bullies are taking their savagery a step farther and infringing on other Americans' personal freedom to protect themselves,…

1 year ago

Opinion: Religious Leaders Concur – No Religious Exemption For COVID-19 Vaccine

The problem for the growing anti-vaxxer cult, however, is that nearly all major religions, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic…

1 year ago

Opinion: Banning Mask and Vaccine Mandates is About Projecting Unchallenged Power and Satisfying MAGA Devotees

If any American was curious about how far afield from reality Republicans will go to placate the MAGA crowd and reinforce…

2 years ago

Opinion: Greg Abbott’s Rape Remarks Epitomize Misogynistic Republicans

If Abbot wasn’t a liar, he would man up, stand up, and tell women on national television that he believes…

2 years ago

Opinion: Banning Mask and Vaccine Mandates is About Projecting Unchallenged Power and Satisfying MAGA Devotees

If any American was curious about how far afield from reality Republicans will go to placate the MAGA crowd and reinforce…

2 years ago

Opinion: Why The Texas Abortion Ban Is Really Unconstitutional

It is time for the clever legal maneuvers to stop and for advocates for women’s rights to target the source…

2 years ago

Opinion: Media’s Crime of Omission on Afghanistan Exit is Reprehensible

The mainstream media are just as guilty of omitting the facts about the end of the Afghan war as Trump…

2 years ago

Opinion: Don’t Underestimate the Danger To Lives Posed by Anti-Vaxxers in Large Groups.

If Americans have learned anything since the global pandemic wreaked havoc on the world, it should be that a fair…

2 years ago

Opinion: Endless Wars Like Afghanistan Is Why America Lags Behind

America’s infrastructure is crumbling and none of that “war money” was spent to build or maintain dams, bridges, highways and…

2 years ago

Opinion: Ted Cruz Eviscerates His Monumentally Stupid Anti-Mandate Argument

In an effort to push back against vaccine and mask mandates, Ted Cruz used an example that should embarrass other…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump Surrendered Control of Afghanistan To the Taliban Last Year

What has happened over the past 72 hours is precisely what Trump negotiated with the Taliban and hailed as awesome…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Threats Against Members of Law Enforcement Are “Incredibly Dangerous”

Trump’s words are not simply dangerous for the Capitol Police, they are further attempts to incite his followers to violence…

2 years ago

Opinion: Pandemic Exposes GOP Hypocrisy On Republicans’ Signature Policies

The Republicans’ flagrant disregard for living, breathing American citizens and attempts to control private businesses for political gain is a…

2 years ago

Opinion: Pro-life Republicans Are on a Crusade to Kill Children

Based on their deliberate and coordinated deadly assault on America’s children, they now comprise what was once the mythical death…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump Supporters Plan to Return To the Capitol “Where it All Started” in a “Huge Protest”

A group of Trump supporters promise they are “going back to the Capitol” to protest in support of what they…

2 years ago

Opinion: Florida Governor DeSantis Threatens Ben and Jerry’s For Protesting Human Rights Abuses

DeSantis is very angry that a private corporation dares deprive Israel’s West Bank and East Jerusalem of their scrumptious ice…

2 years ago

Opinion: Kick Marjorie Taylor Greene Out of the House Before She Incites Bloodshed

Based on the latest incident where it is certain her past statements do, in fact, represent her character she should…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republican Attorneys General Attack President Biden’s Anti-discrimination Policies As Unlawful

It is evident that even when the Supreme Court upholds anti-discrimination laws Republicans will do anything in their power to…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are Encouraging Treason and Inciting Another Insurrection

The Republican motivation appears to be more about inciting another insurrection than simply covering over their own complicity or protecting…

2 years ago

Opinion:  Millennials and Gen Z Are Justified in Being Ashamed of America

America is the richest country on Earth, but the wealth is being held by a tiny percentage of the population.…

2 years ago

Opinion: John Kennedy Foolishly Reveals That Republican Attacks on Women Are Purely Religious, and Unconstitutional

This is the first time in recent memory that a Republican has openly confessed that his drive to control women…

2 years ago

Opinion: The Supreme Court Ruled That States Can Mandate and Enforce Compulsory Vaccines

It is time for federal and state authorities to begin creating and enacting laws mandating that every citizen be vaccinated.…

2 years ago

Opinion: Traitor Josh Hawley Introduces Legislation to Teach Kids Patriotism

Josh Hawley has to be one of the least qualified people in America to profess a desire to promote patriotism

2 years ago

Opinion: Death Dealing Trump Acolytes Sue the FDA to Halt Covid Vaccines.

Many of these anti-vaxxer types are only alive today because of vaccines, and yet they are the frontline advocates willing…

2 years ago

Opinion: Fascist Freedom Caucus Demands a Coup in the House of Representatives

Trump to block the commission by any means possible. Republicans obeyed Trump and put a stop to the negotiated bipartisan…

2 years ago

Opinion: Speaker Pelosi Barring Trump Supporters From Select Committee Was Logical, Not Unprecedented

Nancy Pelosi had no option but to bar the two Trump devotees from serving on the committee.

2 years ago

Opinion: Majority of Americans Understand Republicans Are Aspiring Fascists

Now the GOP assault of free and fair elections is an all-out assault on democracy and a majority of Americans…

2 years ago

Opinion: Pure Unadulterated Evil Drives the GOP Opposition to the COVID-19 Vaccine

One might ask: Would Republicans deliberately endanger the lives of their base to win elections? Of course, they would.

2 years ago

Opinion: Critical Race Theory Justified Removing Confederate Statues In Charlottesville

It is not solely because their monuments to white supremacy, and treason, were removed; it is because they are being…

2 years ago

Opinion: Cowardly Republicans Beg President Biden To Do What They Refused to Do Under Trump

What is not normal is Republican Senators begging the Democratic Administration to undo the catastrophic damage their alleged man-turned-god inflicted…

2 years ago

Opinion: Texas Theocrats Put a $10,000 Bounty on Abortion Providers

The group of lawyers’ valid complaint was that the law illegally confers legal standing on any evangelical extremist in any…

2 years ago

Opinion: Conservative SCOTUS Legalizes Republican 2021 Jim Crow Laws

SCOTUS is on pace to approve every new iteration of Jim Crow Republicans can devise and it will be the…

2 years ago

Opinion: McCarthy Can’t Shield Republicans From Being Implicated in Trump’s Insurrection

A select committee will identify every last treasonous Republican in Congress and state legislature who helped incite Trump’s acolytes to…

2 years ago

Opinion: Armed Rebellion Threats Confirm Trump Is A National Security Risk

There have been plenty of warnings that Trump represents a clear and present danger to the national security of the…

2 years ago

Opinion: Josh Hawley Reported Canadian Officials to Religious Police Because They Protect Public Health

One would think that a United States senator would have something important to do other than attempt to sic the…

2 years ago

Opinion: Pence Lies About Critical Race Theory To Incite Racist Rage

Mike Pence lied by claiming the academic subject CRT is “state sponsored and state-sanction racism.”

2 years ago

Opinion: The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Understands White Rage Because He is a Student of American History

White rage exists because a significant number of Americans cannot comprehend that African Americans, like Hispanic and Asian Americans, are…

2 years ago

Opinion: Missouri Republicans Are Holding Elderly and Disabled People Hostage to Ban Birth Control

What is happening in Missouri – holding healthcare hostage to control women’s reproductive rights – is happening across the country…

2 years ago

Opinion: Self Described Dumbest Guy in Congress, Louie Gohmert, Accidentally Requests A 1/6 Investigation

 Regardless of the origin of Gohmert’s wild conspiracy theory, it certainly sounded as if he was begging Speaker of the…

2 years ago

Opinion: Southern Baptist Exodus Driven by Lack of Fealty To Trump

For a majority of evangelicals faith is no longer about Christianity; faith means whatever Trump says it is.

2 years ago

Opinion: Designating Juneteenth a Holiday Does Nothing to Address Racial Inequity

When Congress passed legislation making “Juneteenth” a federal holiday it was good news to say the least. However, no-one in…

2 years ago

Opinion: Disgusting Trump Is Still Being Protected By the DOJ

It is time for executing justice; not protecting corruption and treason.

2 years ago

Opinion: The Partisan Creep Who “Broke America” Says The Era Of Bipartisanship Is Over

Anyone with a pulse knows everything McConnell works for is power and not the good of the country.

2 years ago

Opinion: Judge Who Overturned California Ban on Assault Weapons Made a Fool of Himself

Only a dyed-in-the-wool gun fanatic or an NRA lobbyist posing as a federal judge would even think to compare a…

2 years ago

Opinion: The DOJ Must Prosecute Trump’s Cabal for Seditious Conspiracy

The Department of Justice must act and instead of waiting for another attack on America.

2 years ago

Opinion: Federal Judges Warns Trump Is Still Inciting His Supporters to ‘Take up Arms”

Republicans are aiding Trump in inciting the MAGA cult to further violence according to Justice Department officials and no small…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Have Betrayed Everything Fallen Service Members Fought To Protect

It doesn’t matter what era America’s fallen heroes lived and died in, they would not understand why a political party…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are Responsible for the Threat of Armed Rebellion Against the Government

Republicans could have prevented these fascist provocateurs and potential rebels shortly after the November election but they didn’t.

2 years ago

Opinion: Pence’s Christofascist Employer is Writing Republican Voter Suppression Bills

Heritage is panting to destroy democracy, but their long term goal is implementing a Christian theocracy – which is why…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are In Thrall Of A Demented Madman

Republicans support Trump not because they are afraid of him, but because they support every bad thing he stands for…

2 years ago

Opinion: McCarthy Is Terrified A Commission On Trump’s Insurrection Will Expose His Party’s Culpability

What McCarthy and all Republicans know for a fact is that any formal congressional commission will reveal their whole-hearted, and…

2 years ago

Opinion: Catholic Bishops Plan to Deny President Biden’s Free Exercise of Religion

The USCCB position reveals them as a massive hypocritical outfit operated by patriarchal men who do not even follow their…

2 years ago

Opinion: Federal Judges and DOJ Prosecutors Warn That Trump Is Still Inciting Violence

Department of Justice prosecutors argued in filings that Trump’s fascist rebels must be kept incarcerated due to the “persistent danger…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Fascist Cabal Are Targeting Liz Cheney Because She is an American Patriot

It is high time to call out Republicans loyal to a demented fascist for their anti- and un-American actions that…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are On a Fascist Crusade to Silence the People and Nullify the Constitution

None of these fascist measures are constitutional and yet it is doubtful the conservatives on the Supreme Court will lift…

2 years ago

Opinion: Florida Fascists to Fine Social Media Platforms Daily for Banning Trump

Republicans in Florida claim to support free speech and big business, but to help dirty Don Trump they are making…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Want Americans To Forget the January 6 Attack on Democracy

Americans can never be allowed to forget precisely what the events of January 6, 2021 constituted - a direct attack…

2 years ago

Opinion: Another Republican Makes Religious Liberty a Weapon

It is particularly distressful that the majority of Americans have no taste for any religion dominating their lives, or flouting…

2 years ago

Opinion: Fascist Republicans are Passing Legislation Criminalizing Peaceful Protests

How long will it be before some Republican state legislature passes legislation “granting civil immunity” to any white supremacist who shoots…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Don’t Think Ignorant People Should Be Allowed to Vote

The sad truth is that Fox News viewers, and the Republicans’ base, are so inherently stupid they will believe it…

2 years ago

Opinion: America’s Law Enforcement Problem is Egregious

America desperately needs major police reform, but it has to start with excising the racists and anti-government extremists with extreme…

2 years ago

Opinion: The America First Caucus is All Trump

Political observers knew this was coming sooner rather than later.   The so-called “America First Caucus” is pure Trump and…

2 years ago

Opinion: John Boehner Eviscerates Trump and the Republican “Clown Car”

Unlike every Republican in Congress and across the nation, at least Mr. Boehner is telling the truth about Trump being…

2 years ago

Opinion: SCOTUS Gives Religious Liberty Claimants Exemptions from Laws and Regulations

Religious liberty, the freedom to worship as one sees fit without government interference, is all well and good, but now religious…

2 years ago

Opinion: Fascist Republicans Want To Punish Major League Baseball for Supporting Democracy

They were fine with MLB’s exemption until that particular big business failed to toe the fascist line and support Georgia’s…

2 years ago

Opinion: Georgia’s Attorney General Should Send Rudy Giuliani To Prison

If Republicans weren’t corrupt, and if justice prevailed, both Giuliani and Trump will be prosecuted and sent directly to prison.

2 years ago

Opinion: McConnell Is Stupid For Biting The Hands That Feed Him

Corporations may be greedy, but they are not stupid, and they are not going to be bullied by the likes…

2 years ago

Opinion: It’s Time To Charge Trump With Criminally Negligent Mass Homicide

He must be held accountable for mass “negligent” murder. After all, under the last Republican administration America invaded Iraq, deposed…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are Lying About Tax Hikes Killing Jobs And Prosperity

The only reason Republicans are lying that raising taxes on corporations will kill jobs is because they hate the idea…

2 years ago

Opinion: Neo-Conservative Movement Openly Rejects Democracy And Embraces Fascism

Until now they most likely never expected any Republican or conservative organization to openly reject democracy leading one to wonder…

2 years ago

Opinion: Conservative claims Biden’s Infrastructure plan is a scam to control America

According to a conservative columnist President Biden’s infrastructure initiative must be stopped it in its tracks because it is an attack…

2 years ago

Opinion: Arkansas Theocrats Enact Unconstitutional Attacks On Women And LGBTQ people

Republicans are once again pandering to extremist right-wing religious fanatics in a bigger way than normal, and as is always…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump And SCOTUS Conservatives Have Americans’ Blood On Their Hands

The six conservative Justices on the Supreme Court are just as guilty as Trump and deserve to be severely punished…

2 years ago

Opinion: Georgia’s Severe Voter Restrictions Are Prelude To Trump Inspired Fascism

It is about voter suppression and it is, as President Biden said, “sick and un-American.” But it is also a…

2 years ago

Opinion: The NRA Celebrated “Victory” After Judge Blocked Boulder Ban On Assault Weapons

The one “normal” that never left is the NRA celebration at striking down a sensible gun law and implication that…

2 years ago

Opinion: Former Justice Department Investigator Brings Bad News For Trump

Although many Americans demand that justice, swift justice, be inflicted on criminals, no matter their crime, America’s justice system is…

2 years ago

Opinion: 21 GOP States Claim The COVID Stimulus Is Unconstitutional

To claim not being allowed to steal taxpayer money intended to help struggling American taxpayers is unconstitutional is beyond comprehension…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump Rips Off The RNC And Republicans Still “Kiss His Ring”

After costing the GOP control of Congress and the White House, Trump is now costing the RNC campaign contributions and…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Opposed The VAWA To Satisfy The NRA And Right Wing Religious Bigots

This issue is absent any gray area. Republicans either oppose violence against women or they support it.

2 years ago

Opinion: Eric Trump’s Grifter Wife Funneled Dog Rescue Charity Funds To Trump

Grifting is not solely familial, but in Trump’s case, it always leads back to the biggest grifter in American history…

2 years ago

Opinion: Sleazy Republican Takes Credit For Biden-Democrats COVID Aid Package

Despite every Republican in Congress voting against President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package, some of them twice, they are claiming credit…

2 years ago

Opinion: H.R.1 Has A Hidden Gem That Will Rein In Conservative SCOTUS Justices

If passed and enacted, H.R.1 would allow Congress to create a commission to determine a "code of conduct" for justices…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Claim Allowing All Eligible Americans To Vote Is An Assault On Democracy

The concept of voter equality is anathema to Republicans who would not control large areas of the country without voter…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Assault Red State Voters Because Too Many Of Their Constituents Are Ignorant

Republicans in Congress have no regard for the American people, but they seem to harbor a particular hatred for their…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump Is Still Helping Vladimir Putin – This Time Endangering American Lives

Trump’s refusal to encourage his acolytes being vaccinated and secretly being vaccinated so his adherents don’t see him as the…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Are Reaping The Fruits Of Backing A Demigod Like Trump

Republicans are willing to allow a loser to decimate their party because they not only lack any ethical standards, they…

2 years ago

Opinion: Texas Governor Typifies Every Republican’s Anti-Life Policies

Texas Governor Gregg Abbot flouts medical science warnings and opens up Texas because political power is more important than human…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Support Theocratic Dominance Over Constitutional Equality

They cannot violate the Constitution and deprive any other American’s equal protection of the law;

2 years ago

Opinion: Texans Are Reaping What Republicans Have Sown

The current Republican-caused disaster began long ago and will likely never be resolved because the GOP will continue unabated putting…

2 years ago

Opinion: Most Republicans Support Trump’s Attempted Coup And Insurrection

It is glaringly apparent that the majority of Republicans support the traitor’s attempted coup by inciting a deadly insurrection against…

2 years ago

Opinion: Mitch McConnell Is The GOP Cancer, Not Marjorie Taylor Greene

Pundits and commentators alike generally portray Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as an astute politician and highly-skilled Republican leader –…

2 years ago

Opinion: Fascist Republicans Are Working Diligently To Kill Democracy

No matter how aggressive Republican state legislatures have been in their efforts to kill democracy by instituting voter suppression tactics…

2 years ago