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Entries by Byron Williams from 04/2008

Are We Still a Society Gone Mad on War?

| Posted 04.03.2008 | Huffington Post

"If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in your struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitter...

Voting Always a Roll of the Dice

| Posted 04.06.2008 | Politics

A portion of our vote for the next president is a referendum on the immediate past. But try as we might to predict what could happen, we simply cannot account for the changing domestic and international issues.

Jamal, MLK, and Me

| Posted 04.10.2008 | Politics

How could I possibly celebrate the life of a man who was assassinated while advocating for those on the margins and not affirm the humanity of this young man on the street?

It's Time to End Post-Reagan Conservatism

| Posted 04.13.2008 | Politics

Post-Reagan conservatives liberally throw out the name of the Gipper for the purposes of legitimacy; that is where the similarities end.

Bitter? Frustrated? Welcome to American Politics

| Posted 04.15.2008 | Huffington Post

The pervasive aroma of liberalism that permeates throughout the Bay Area obviously taints me, but I don't understand the hoopla over Sen. Barack Obama...

Wasting Money on a Ineffectual Policy

| Posted 04.21.2008 | Politics

The Supreme Court this week upheld Kentucky's use of lethal injection, rejecting the claim that it violates the Eighth Amendment's cruel and unusual punishment clause.

Rockridge Institute's Demise Deprive Liberals of a Voice

| Posted 04.24.2008 | Politics

With the closing of the Rockridge Institute, right-wing ideology will continue dominate public conversation. When will liberals learn that they've got to put their money where their ideas are?

Obama is Dems Only Answer

| Posted 04.27.2008 | Politics

Clinton staying in the race is the price that Obama must pay for his failure to officially close the deal.