President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey was quite the showstopper a couple weeks back. It had everyone’s attention.
The long, drawn-out process of choosing presidential nominees can also leave us feeling pretty perplexed. For five months, these candidates go back and forth across the nation in order to collect votes and delegates from each state.
What can be done to help get America out of its terrible trend of gun violence?
There’s an estimated 270 Americans shot per day. “The United States sees an average of 92 gun deaths per day — and more preschoolers are shot dead each year than police officers are killed in the line of duty,” writes the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof.
Next month, I’ll be turning an age that has Medicare-related insurance propaganda piling up on my desk in an attempt to woo me in their door. And the upcoming big “6-5” has got me thinking about the enlightened old days.
The season of consumer frenzy finds many of us dreaming of buying or receiving new electronic gadgets. We are fascinated by new gadgets that are shinier, thinner, lighter and just plain more fun than older models.
Let’s be perfectly honest. The Great Divide between the two gun initiatives — I-594 and I-591 — will never see a bridge built. Both factions are obstinate and emotional. Extreme politics are becoming more visible as we get closer to Nov. 4.