Whether you support Hillary or Bernie, you know that our next great Democratic president can be more effective with a supportive congress. While Democratic Primary voters should be excited this year to see two strong contenders on the ballot for
Early voting started February 16. I encourage everyone to get out to vote. And for Democrats, it is important that you vote in the Democratic Primary! For those of you in CD3, I am asking for your vote for US
First, we need to start viewing addiction for what it is – an illness. We need to stop “shaming” addicts. As such, we need to be looking at ways to treat addicts. And, insurance needs to play a large role here.
I was interviewed on Radio Azad on Tuesday February 9. We had a wonderful conversation around the issues. To listen please click on the following link: Radio Azad Interview
We are having a bash to celebrate the first day of early voting in Texas. Come join us for good food, good friends and good conversation. There will also be live music (and maybe a tune or two by the
Any discussion of this issue must first begin with an acknowledgement that we are a country of immigrants. My grandparents were immigrants. The future of our country requires that we unite and leverage our diversity to create a stronger America.
First let’s talk about the impact of another high profile trade deal – NAFTA. When signed, it was predicted that it would grow the US trade surplus with Mexico from $1.6b to $12b annually. This surplus would result in job
It’s clear that voter suppression is still alive in the U.S. You can see it in policies like voter ID laws that tend to be demonstratively harmful to minorities. Many states are shortening voting hours, closing poll locations, reducing early
Adam Lankford, an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Alabama, recently released the first quantitative analysis of mass shootings around the world between 1966 through 2012. Lankford suggests: “A nation’s civilian firearm ownership rate is the strongest
A while back I had a post on Facebook about the air quality in Collin County and the need to strengthen the EPA. It received a fair number of trolls responding. I guess my response back to them is that