Opportunism at its Finest

The GOP may not be enthusiastic about gun control after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, but they’ve found something to get excited about.  Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) has an especially endearing role in this. Here’s a link to a Think Progress article, addressing the way some Republicans in Congress plan on protecting human life after the tragedy in Las Vegas.  Please don’t be discouraged if you see an overlap with the text on this link.  I tested it, and it works: https://thinkprogress.org/house-gop-shooting-reproductive-rights-56aa970278a8/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=59d567f404d30108a7347f56&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter   Continue reading Opportunism at its Finest

Beyond Icky

We can argue whether NRA puppet Donald Trump is at his most obnoxious when meeting with gunshot victims.  Just recently, he was throwing rolls of paper towels at people who have been through a hurricane. The truth is, this man is so out of touch with the world — and lacking in empathy — he must think of both as major public relations victories.  His apologists will claim he’s offering real answers, while people with thinking skills on at least a middle school grade level will understand these are sleazy photo ops. Here’s a link to an Associated Press article, reposted on MSN’s site.  … Continue reading Beyond Icky

If You’re in Vegas — or Even if You Aren’t

(UPDATE: Blood Centers of the Pacific in San Francisco have a telephone number listed on their website for people to inquire about donating blood to help the survivors of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.  I won’t share that number here because I don’t believe it goes to a national hotline.  However, the presence of that number in a red band at the top of the site’s home page suggests blood banks outside of Nevada are accepting blood to help in this emergency.  When viewing your local blood bank’s site, look carefully for the information because webmasters haven’t had time … Continue reading If You’re in Vegas — or Even if You Aren’t