The NRA’s Solution to Sandy Hook? Columbine.

So, after a week of silence, after a nation watched the emotionally crippling burials of some of the 20 children slaughtered at Sandy Hook, the National Rifle Association finally stepped forward with their “solution” to massacres by gun-toting madmen.

Armed guards at the schools.

Secrets from the Bush terror wars revealed

We’ve all had the suspicions – that we didn’t know the full truth about what the Bush Administration did in the first years after 9/11. We knew some of the broad information – torture, warrantless wiretapping, secret detention, Guantanamo – but even still, it didn’t feel like the whole story.

The next sacred—and not so sacred—cows for slaughter

As you might gather, I intend for my blog posts to be heavy on reporting instead of just being rants. Lots of people on the Internet have opinions, and too few have facts. So, my goal here is to present information that people need to make up their minds on issues. But that means that it will be a few days between posts. So here is what will be coming over the next week or two.

The Five Reasons Why Romney/Ryan Must be Defeated in 2012 – And Why Conservatives Should Hope They Are.

The GOP must be stopped in 2012. The future of America’s ideals of democracy – and of the Republican Party itself – could well be at stake.

Todd Akin, Mitt Romney, and the Hypocrisy of the Republican Party

When Rep. Todd Akin opened his mouth and let waves of ignorance flow out with his comments about “legitimate rape” and pregnancy, he inadvertently stripped off the veneer that has covered Republican abortion politics for years. So, before the national condemn-a-thon of the GOP senate candidate from Missouri peters out, let’s take a look at its broader meaning before national Republicans are able to restore the shellac.

And so it begins…

I’ve always thought that blogs needed to be more than just rants. Instead, they are the most effective when they are loaded with reporting. And rants. And contemplation. And analysis. And plain old ramblings.