#TravelBan: We now have State and Intel vs DOJ and WH Duel.

Friday 24, 2016 The DOJ is asking that a federal appeals court put the travel ban appeals case, in which Minnesota and Seattle are suing to stop the executive order, on hold. Meanwhile, Homeland Security Intel is undermining the case for Trump’s executive order. And Trump is publicly asking for a court fight, but today’s DOJ…

How to Protect Yourself

Sanctuary cities have traditionally provided just that–sanctuary–to immigrants despite status, unless they have been convicted of a criminal offense. Illegal Residents: Please note that ICE cannot enter your home without a warrant. And getting a warrant is tough. What they can do?  Say they are police officers; most people will assume it’s their local police…

FB: #TY for Discourse. Resist, Persist, Learn.

“When they go low, we go high.” –Michelle Obama Follow-up: Yesterday’s post regarding my interview with a Trump supporter was meant to provoke thoughts of common ground, as the emotive political climate bleeds into our social lives. The Trump supporter, Mary, had some valid points, and her want? The same as that of many #Dems….

#ShovelReady: Inside the Mind of Trump Supporter with #RealNews Muddled

Please note correction in interview** When asked what she thought of #NotMyPresidentsDay rallies, Trump Supporter turns to manners. “You know I felt that way for the last 8 years with Obama.  I kept my mouth shut.  I wasn’t out raising hell. Wouldn’t it be nice if everybody had the same manners,” 70-year-old Mary from Carlsbad,…

Sen. Warren Silenced on #Sessions: Five facts you should know.

**Democrats reading the letter by Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow on Senate Floor today. QUESTION OF THE HOUR:  What happens to the #TravelBan under AG Sessions?** Senate Floor, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 #ShePersisted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) silenced by the invocation of a rare rule last night for reading a letter written by Martin…

Political Sermons: 3 Reasons Repealing Johnson Amend. Bad Idea

**An eyebrow raising move that signals #ReligiousLobbying as a top priority on #45’s list of priorities.** In two weeks, Trump has upended domestic and international policies.  Like many of you, I’ve had jaw-dropping “what the…” moments one too many times. With the whirlwind of activity, we must pick the poisons worthy of #action or #condemnation….

Monday Morning Inspo

As we start *Week 3* under President Trump, I figure #MondayMorningInspiration, alongside quarterbacking, could only help after another upset for those of us betting on the probable. #SuperBowl #LoveTrumpsHate With that, below is my most heartwarming political moment since Jan. 20th–#GlobalResistance. Hope this #WomensMarch clip from our sliver of the world injects your day with…

Moving: Inaugurating an Alternative

Political pheromones? Is there such a term? I’ve been Inhaling hope from the Obama White House for the last eight years. The first family found home in a house built by slaves. **Forward Motion**Freedom**Ultimate HOPE turned Reality** This week marks the end of an era and reminds us to continue our love affair with political…

Israel: Resolution 2334. Players. Zionism. Childlike fit Trump-Putin Style?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is throwing a childlike fit after the 15-member UN Security Council voted 14-0 in favor of condemning Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory on Friday. The Prime Minster called the move “shameful”and seemed taken aback, despite his lobbying hard against the resolution. Is Zionism the answer to peace in the Middle East,…

Obama’s Legacy: From the Iconic and Amazing to the Difficult and Trying

Above:  President Obama finds his voice regarding race following the Charleston shooting. Below:   A worthwhile look back at all that President Obama–green to inside-the-beltway politics–did to bail our country out of a financial freefall and how he towed the race line while the GOP plotted his demise as early as his inauguration.  Zakaria documents…