The United States Congress is deadlocked. While both sides are to blame for the horrible inadequacy of our federal legislature, the Republicans are amazingly locked into delighting in the inadequacy and inaction. The Republican members of the House and Senate seem to have a simple and clear agenda:
Yes, I'm opinionated. Yes, it comes through in my speeches, interviews, and writings. Without being too hard on myself, I think I often offer objective attempts at making sensible statements. But one sees the world as it appears to him/her "regularly." White is white, black is black, red is red, yellow is yellow, etc.
With the slaughter of at least 12 people in Washington, DC, it is impossible to say we do not have a gun problem. I'm not talking about solutions, I mean a problem. A problem! Meanwhile, others were killed by guns that day all over the U.S. A problem! America, we have a problem.
Allow me to begin my discussion about guns by clearly stating: guns do not show a man to be any more of a man. Guns, in fact, cover up for many men and their hidden, inner feelings of inferiority. In many cases, guns become a "penis extension." But let's look at what is happening to us as a nation because of guns...
The latest "incident" in the life and actions of Governor Scott Walker revolves around his promotion of a gift to a non-profit organization that is a supporter of his political opinions. Problem is, that organization was not officially a non-profit at all. Surprised? I am not surprised one bit. What is happening in the Governor's Mansion in Madison is a disgrace. When will we wake up?