Maryland is 18th State to Ban Capital Punishment

It’s no secret I adamantly oppose capital punishment. Our justice system is not precise enough to allow the ultimate the punishment, the only punishment that, once carried out, cannot be given any sort of reparation. The statistics showing wrongfully convicted in our judicial system are astounding and should be sufficient to convince any logical thinking individual that… Continue reading

We Don’t Negotiate with… Presidents?

Recently re-elected as Speaker of the House, Speaker Boehner has decided it is the best policy to take unilateral action in the Republican controlled House. That’s okay, though; that’s usually what occurs. What doesn’t ordinarily occur is for the Speaker to remove the President from negotiations. The influential editorial page of TheWall Street Journal on Wednesday urged… Continue reading