We are the Liberal Blog From Hollywood
L.A.'s Premier Post Facility

L.A.'s Premier Post Facility

Photographer in L.A.

Hot Pics & Gossip.

Archive for April 5th, 2013

The Damage Wrought by the Gun Lobby

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 5th, 2013 11:08 pm by HL

The Damage Wrought by the Gun Lobby

Big Government Almost Always Means Big Failures

The Trigger and the Poison Pill
Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post
Are Democrats serious about border enforcement? It's supposed to be the trigger that would allow illegal immigrants to start on the path to citizenship.

Will Gay Marriage Split the Republican Party?
Ana Marie Cox, Guardian
A poll released on Monday found that Republicans' number one criticism of their own party was that it was “inflexible” and “unwilling to compromise”. These respondents should be heartened by two headline-grabbing examples of Republicans bending to accommodate human fallibility: GOP voters in South Carolina accepted wayward spouse and absentee governor Mark Sanford as their congressional nominee and Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican from Illinois, announced that he now supports marriage equality. I'd argue that only one of these anecdotes is about the redemption of…

Why Is North Korea Our Problem?
Robert Robb, Arizona Republic
As tensions mount, this question is being asked too infrequently: Why is North Korea primarily a U.S. problem?At the moment, it is inescapably a U.S. problem. The leader of the country is threatening to lob nukes at us. We may doubt his seriousness or capabilities. Nevertheless, the threat cannot be ignored.But did it have to end up this way?North Korea is an extortionist regime. It sable-rattles at least in part to get other countries to give it stuff to stop.The United States, under both the Clinton and Bush II administrations, played North Korea's game. Since 1995, U.S. taxpayers have…