So many of us feel so powerless, unable to affect substantive change, unable to do anything other than hurt. Powerless does not mean there isn't work to be done. It is silence, inactivity, complacency and disconnect that are the enemies of justice, not rage.
When exposed to the light, the NRA's agenda becomes toxic. And Americans want nothing to do with those who conspire to bring about the gun lobby's dangerous "guns everywhere" vision they saw played out that February night in Sanford, Florida.
Many people believe that the large amounts of money that ALEC pours into state legislation hurt ordinary Americans on economic issues like workers rights, health, consumer protection, and the environment.
In terms of the media, communications and technology industries, minority businesses and entrepreneurs risk falling even farther behind their white counterparts. If we don't take aggressive measures we'll continue to fall behind.