Robert Franek

Bernie Sanders gets personal as he hits the 2020 campaign trail

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders showed a more personal side as he hit the 2020 campaign trail for the first…

3 years ago

Remembering Charlottesville: The Legacy of Heather Heyer Lives On In Our Resistance

Her name is Heather Heyer. Today is the one-year anniversary of her death. She died while peacefully protesting a hate…

3 years ago

Contrary to Popular Belief Trump Voters Are Not The Forgotten Ones

Trump voters in rural America from the rust belt through the farm lands of flyover country have not been forgotten.…

3 years ago

Amid Scandals And Strife Can You Hear The ‘Prayer Of The Children’?

We live in a noisy world. In the cacophony of words and sounds that fill the air waves of radio…

3 years ago

Faith Communities On Front Lines Of Defense Against Voter Suppression

Faith communities are strategically and uniquely positioned to be on the front lines of defense against voter suppression in the…

3 years ago

The Shame On Our Nation For This Humanitarian Crisis Will Last For Generations

Long after Donald Trump and his basket of scandals administration have left the White House, the shame of snatching kids…

3 years ago

Barbaric Policy Of Separating Children From Their Parents Can Cause Toxic Stress Disrupting Brain Architecture

In an Op-Ed column for the Los Angeles Times Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, tells…

4 years ago

Congressional Republicans Quietly Plan SNAP Cuts While No One Is Watching

It is imperative that the Farm Bill and all policies that seek to meet human needs actually address the real…

4 years ago

A Blue Wave Is Only The Beginning Of Restoring Our Democracy

A blue wave will certainly go a long way in washing away the stench from the ever-growing swamp. Yet, it…

4 years ago

The Good Samaritan And The March For Our Lives

While the Samaritan was the surprising character to show mercy to the man left for dead in the ditch, the…

4 years ago

After A Week Filled With Firings Who Are The “Adults In The Room”?

Instead of demanding better from a president who is incapable, instead of holding him to the high standards of this…

4 years ago

The Second Amendment Didn’t Fall From Heaven Into The U.S. Constitution

Reading the Second Amendment on its face value and in its historical context or original intent, it is clear that…

4 years ago

Mitch McConnell Ignores Students’ Pleas For Gun Control And Goes for Gutting Banking Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is a coward and a crook. Instead of working to pass legislation addressing the gun…

4 years ago

As DACA Deadline Looms Trump Compares Immigrants To Snakes

At a time when Congress is trying to work out a deal for Dreamers and address other issues regarding our…

4 years ago

Members of Congress Were Not Elected To Offer Thoughts and Prayers

Republicans in Congress with all the power of their elected office are rendered powerless by mass shootings. All they can…

4 years ago

Senate Republicans Reject Truth, Crush The Constitution, And Gut Punch Democracy For Cash

Senate Republicans know that their tax bill has the stench of rotting fish. They know they must stay ahead of…

4 years ago

Right-Wing Christians Place Party Before Faith Forsaking Compassion For Their Neighbor

It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Right-wing Christians have been placing the priorities of the party before the tenants…

4 years ago

Morally Depleted Republicans Are Failing Nine Million Kids and 700K Dreamers

In the flurry and frenzy of new scandals and tragedies that wear on the spirit of our country, we must…

4 years ago

Morally Repugnant Republican Tax Bill Smells Like Rotting Fish

It is once again plug your nose week on Capitol Hill as House Republicans have released their tax bill with…

4 years ago

Trump’s Emergency Response In Puerto Rico Is A Massive Moral Failure

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said, "There's a moral imperative of the federal government to commit to the people…

4 years ago

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