FDR Fireside Chat: July, 2015

Since President Obama’s re-election in 2012, there has been an ongoing debate about raising the minimum wage.  Generally speaking, the Conservative members of Congress believe that raising the minimum wage will somehow ruin our economy – in spite of the 17...

It’s Not the Constitution, Stupid

The current debate on gun regulations is not a Constitutional issue.  That’s been settled. Let’s just at one of the specifics — the right for individuals to purchase and own long guns that were designed to kill as many things as possible in the...
Mass Murder and Ideological Posturing

Mass Murder and Ideological Posturing

note:  It’s October, 2015.  Sadly, I’m sure I’ll be posting this again before the end of the year.   For the last 20 years or so, the number of mass shootings in the United States has been on the rise.  After each one, there is first a period of...