Arrogant. Blithe. Insulting. But like most of the things I have shared with you in this new blog, I didn't know better, until I knew better.
Given the rapid rate at which public support is growing nationwide, it doesn't take a mathematician to recognize that marijuana prohibition is on its way out.
Some years ago, when my daughter was maybe 8 years old, she took part in a social services workshop at religious school. I was one of the moms lurking in the background while another woman ran the show.
Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's 12-city co-headlining tour dubbed The Legends of the Summer arrived in Baltimore on a less-than-perfect weather day, which featured claps of thunder and thick dark clouds that hovered as the doors opened at 7:00 p.m.
The reasons that people experiencing homelessness are tremendously medically vulnerable are both physical and psychological, the factors quite complex. But there is that solution to the equation: Housing as healthcare.
Intermittency Of Renewables Is Shrinking reports Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica. Solar thermal can be designed to be continuous, off-shore wind has l...
Like most of us, I want to help people in distress. With panhandlers, though, I never knew whether the person was truly in need. I worried that my money would fuel some addiction, rather than funding food or shelter. I worried that I was being scammed. Was I right?
The failed effort to give Maryland voters the opportunity to return to the death penalty and executions is instructive. As proponents of a pro-death penalty ballot initiative stated, "The groundswell of support across the state just wasn't there."
Fabulous American seafood joints by the sea.
It will be a travesty if we don't move the primary away from the current date, which is April Fool's Day. The only ones who could like that date besides incumbents are the late night comedians and D.C. has given them enough fodder for jokes without this.
I was honored to be in Vermont today and to stand with all the members of AFSCME Vermont Homecare United. Together, we will work to improve conditions for home care providers and enhance the lives of all the people we serve.
In the summer of 2004 I remember sitting on my hospital bed and trying my best to be positive in such a tragic situation, but it wasn't easy. Years later I achieved one of my goals and competed in the Hawaii Ironman.
Supporting our veterans is not cheap; it involves a real investment in both policy and budget priorities. But our veterans put our country first and stepped up, and on this Memorial Day, state legislators of both parties need to be standing up for veterans with real resources as well.
A disappointing french fry is hard to come by, but which eateries make the cut as America's finest potato-handlers?
It's time American law caught up with how Americans communicate, learn and live today. Putting the open law back on the side -- and at the fingertips -- of We the People is a good start.
At the request of the D.C. Health Benefit Exchange Authority, the mayor sent a bill to the Council titled "The Better Prices, Better Quality, Better Choices for Health Coverage Amendment Act of 2013." It should read POTENTIALLY better.