There’s a bit of controversy about how many people participated in the March on Washington for Gun Control. While the The Washington Post reported “nearly 1000” people took part, other media outlets reported thousands. Molly Smith, the co-organizer of the march, was elated to
On Monday, January 21, 2013, President Obama articulated a clear version of the Story of America. Arguably, it is a brilliant articulation of the American social contract. It seems to me that much of the philosophical and historical parts could have been said by many of our past presidents. I
Eric Byler, Bobby Wagnerman and I have been documenting in Newtown, CT all week. Bobby lives in Danbury which is next to Newtown. He’s a bit surprised that the Story of America, along with the rest of the world it seems, has come to his hometown which until a month ago had a reputation
After the fiscal cliff debate, I think most people would agree that we need to hit reset on the national dialogue about our economy. With the hope for a more constructive dialogue, I stood on Wall Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange and stated what I thought were falsehoods hurting
I’d like to invite everyone to join me on Coffee Party Radio this Sunday. I will be hosting this 2-hour show debating gun control. The Gun Debate – Special 2-hr radio show hosted by Annabel Park on Sunday, 1/13, 3:30pm – 5:30pm ET Click HERE to go to the radio page to read
I think I’m living a version of the American dream. I grew up poor on a small farm in Florida. My parents divorced when I was 15. At 18, I became a teenage mother (and a single one soon after) who did not graduate from high school. 12 years later, I have earned an MA, […]
First of all, I have spent twenty-seven of the past thirty years living and working abroad — Thailand, the Philippines, Japan and Oman. I was back in the States from October 1998 to August 2001. Consequently, I can’t offer any real stories about the state of the nation today.
This video documents a small portion of the protests on Dec 28 2012 at the National Gun Show held at the Chantilly, VA Expo Center. The main protest was hosted by CODEPINK, Veterans for Peace and MoveOn. The single participant in the simultaneous counter-protest was an armed person calling