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The Musings of Mike Spindell

If WE Want to Win Back Our Country We Must Understand Who WE Are

If the election of Donald Trump and Republican Control of Congress is to serve as a "wake-up" call to those on the Left Wing of American politics, then our response must come with an understanding of who WE are and... Continue Reading →

Proof That the NRA is a Racist Organization Hiding Behind the Constitution

The truth is that the National Rifle Association (NRA), is not an organization whose sole interest is protecting the right of all American people to bear arms.  The NRA is an Ultra-Right Wing Organization, supported by the gun industry and... Continue Reading →

How Can You Have a Democracy When Almost Half the Voters Don’t Vote?

Politicians and Pundits constantly bandy around the word "democracy" when referring to our country. They are trying to make the point that we are somehow more exceptional than other nations,  because ours is a country where the will of the... Continue Reading →

Father’s Day: A Meditation on Ritual

For an old Hippie like me the idea that I would love my family’s ritual of “Father’s Day” seems at first silly and vapid.  The fact that a made-up holiday, dreamed up for commercial benefit, could add meaning to my... Continue Reading →

The False Equivalency of Chuck Todd of MSNBC and His Ilk

Chuck Todd  to my mind represents much of what is lacking among the punditry of the mainstream media and frequently demonstrates what I see as their cluelessness and to a great degree cowardice as supposedly responsible journalists. To illustrate my... Continue Reading →

Interpreting the 2nd Amendment By a Former Supreme Court Justice

One of the Bloggers that I follow because I enjoy his unique perspective on our world is LaMonte M. Fowler. He has a very pertinent post in light of the shooting of the Republican Congressmen, which is worth sharing and... Continue Reading →

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