Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a hotly contested case pitting the rights of a religious business owner, Jack Philips, who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado against a gay couple who claim they were discriminated against … Continue reading Discrimination vs. Free Speech: Who Wins?
On July 27th, the GOP’s “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — more commonly known as “Obamacare” — was rejected due to unanimous opposition by Senate Democrats, as well as negative votes from three Republican senators, including Arizona senator … Continue reading The “Skinny Repeal” and How “Party Loyalism” Is Influencing Healthcare Reform Efforts
I’m going to touch on an uncomfortable topic for many of you, especially if you are a woman. We all know about the women’s equality movement, the equal rights movement, movements to support paid maternity leave and equal pay for … Continue reading Yes, Men And Boys Are Being Left Behind
CNN, the most trusted name in news, right? Think again. CNN has been collapsing for a while now with one scandal after another. There’s no way CNN could do any worse, could they? Well, they just did. A few days … Continue reading CNN’s Latest Scandal: The Final Nail in the Coffin?
Seattle is a mecca for progressive policies. The city that is home to a self-identified Socialist City Councilwoman and is openly toying with defying state law in establishing a local income tax on high earners ($200K in Seattle is not … Continue reading Seattle’s Cautionary Minimum Wage Tale
It has been less than a week since three ISIS fighters (I am refraining from calling them soldiers because I do not wish to taint the good name of real, honorable soldiers) decided to wreak havoc on the Southwark area in … Continue reading “Part and Parcel”: A City Girl’s Stance on Sadiq Khan’s View of City Life
Last week, the California state senate passed a single payer healthcare bill with a price tag of $400 billion annually. Even with a liberal super-majority in the state legislature the odds of the bill becoming law are close to nil. … Continue reading Are Democrats All In On Single Payer Health Care?