Nikolas Cruz and our collective failure to make the difficult decisions society requires to function

The jury’s failure to recommend the death penalty is only the last in an unbelievably long line of failures to make the tough decisions required for a functioning society.  Everyone knew Mr. Cruz was a danger, but no one was willing to do anything about it despite dozens of chances.  Sadly, a similar phenomenon plays… Continue reading Nikolas Cruz and our collective failure to make the difficult decisions society requires to function

Uvalde: Why is anyone surprised?

There are brave police officers who would willingly risk their lives, but the leadership at a local, state, and federal level has long moved past such an old fashioned, pedestrian mission.  Why should local officials be any different than the big boys and girls in Washington, DC?  There is no doubt that the Uvalde Police… Continue reading Uvalde: Why is anyone surprised?

Biden is nothing but blather and bloviating

Two horrific shootings offered the President two chances in two weeks to lead on an issue of great concern to the American people.  Instead, he chose to attack his political opponents, smear about half the country, and make ridiculous jokes in the wake of tragedy.  Presidential this is not. Two weeks.  Two brutal mass shootings,… Continue reading Biden is nothing but blather and bloviating