egislation does not go anywhere unless there is a bag full of money for defense contractors:
2. A reflection on the Civil War, and why it is important to our history:
3. After you read this Steve Lopez column on one of the many veterans who return after serving in the Middle East,.......think of our dear Republican legislators who desire to kick these vets off of any access to food stamps because they harbor the demons of serving our country in a nasty and unneeded war:
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.
-- Mark Twain