Thursday, May 26, 2016

Stood Up By National Center for Public Policy Research

Had planned to ask some pointed questions, which I shared with NCPPR, and then they didn't answer the phone when I called for the interview. After multiple calls and a voicemail, I gave up on the conversation. The result is this disillusioned, disappointed monologue before you.

Equality Texas Promotes Freedom and Safety in Opposition to States' Efforts to Discriminate

Daniel Williams of Equality Texas joined me to talk about the unenforceable NC transphobic bathroom law, HB2, and Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton's efforts to bring state sponsored discrimination to students and schools in Texas.

Violence On Trial: Christian Fundamentalist Terrorism Given a Pass

Jessica Mason Pieklo Legal Analyst at Rewire joined me to talk about recent hearings involving domestic terrorist Robert Means who killed 3 in Colorado last fall at a Planned Parenthood. He was found not competent to stand trial. We also talked about the death threats on Wichita provider, Dr. Means, that were found to not be death threats. When Christians are the terrorists, media and juries give them a pass. This sets unfortunate precedent in our courts for terroristic acts to come.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Minority Cancer Awareness Continues

Commander James LaVelle Dickens serves in the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Office, Office of the Secretary, Region VI Dallas, and joined me to talk about Minority Cancer Awareness Week which was observed in April. We don't have to stop being aware just because it's May. Let's prevent what we can and diagnose and treat the rest.