The long-running battle between the National Rifle Association and the State of New York has a new chapter opening up.
Author: Andrew Donaldson
The flawed premises, Trump v Biden, more angst over the anthem, NeverTrump rolling in high cotton-for now, & more in today’s Harsh Your Mellow Monday
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end-of-the-week tradition of bringing you items from around the web to read, share, and discuss
There are no good solutions to the rioters in Portland. There are many moving parts that, should any of them rub together, means a human tragedy.
Crisis reveals character, the old saying goes. Our institutions and leaders are having that exact experience right now.
There will be many stories about the extraordinary life of John Lewis, but perhaps this one captures the makeup of the man that will now be encased in accolades and legend.
News, notes, and notions in today’s Ordinary World links for you to read, share, and discuss with the commentareum at Ordinary Times
It’s hard to imagine a more vivid example of how the outcry for real change and justice has more often than not turned into more posing than a yoga studio.
Welp, that was some week, and the weekend was just as nuts. As we start to careen into the Fourth of July holiday, we need to handle a bit of business from the week...
“Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.” So for Harsh Your Mellow Monday let us talk about some of those orphans of failure.
If you went to bed early, you might have missed Milkshake-Gate bringing all the internet folks to the social media yard.
The dangers of mission creep in push for police reform, who watches the opinion section watchers of the New York Times, and stats that aren’t helpful.
However bad you think that video was, the facts coming out of the preliminary hearing for the McMichael’s charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery are worse
The ideal of “inalienable rights” has too often been changed to “meritorious rights” by flawed people adding “they have rights, but…”
Every time we do this, folks will insist “This is the moment…” that everything is going to be different. God I hope it is. I pray it is. I doubt it is.