“Mistakes were made”: it’s an attempt to appease, approximating an apology without recognizing fault, as though the mistakes had neither a past, nor sources, nor consequences. But they have a long list of them.
The Green New Deal is a proposal for saving us from a dead planet (the climate emergency) but with much, much more. It’s a framework for developing legislation and projects to solve some serious problems facing our nation and the world.
Your vote counts — so you’ve got to make it count!
The use of automatic weapons by criminals, gangs, hate groups, and irresponsible individuals in America is out of control. As a Retired Command Sergeant-Major and former “Tanker,” I am also familiar with what all these weapons can do in the hands of the wrong people.
Yes, growth brings challenges… But I’ll take on those challenges when faced with the alternative—stagnation and decline.
Ben Eldredge represents the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District on the recently-formed Boerne-Fair Oaks-Kendall County Transportation Planning Committee. Ben recently explained his vision of what he hopes that committee can help to accomplish with its work.
The U.S. spends more on defense than the next 7 countries combined, but it’s never enough somehow.
Our epidemic of gun violence is a complex, multi-faceted situation with gun control, mental health, and societal components. We need people willing to face the complexities and make the hard, practical decisions.
With the vast majority of Americans living paycheck to paycheck there’s not much room in the budget for increased costs. There is mounting pressure for change.
What we accept as “truth” very much depends as to what peer groups shape our thinking and causes one not to question what is said by others. So how does one construct one’s beliefs based upon truth rather than misinformation and counterfactuals?