Borscht (or, Three Deep State Sectors now in Conflict)

Charlie Finch, for Respvblica Mueller’s indictments of the Progozhin operation in St. Petersburg, Russia, across the sea, beg a lot of questions about this RED HERRING, so here goes . . . Did Glenn Simpson’s Fusion GPS provide the material to Mueller, backstabbing its erstwhile Russian partner, in order to preserve the “bona fides” of…

Did Fetal Alcohol Exposure Help Create Mass Murderer Nikolas Cruz?

Jory F. Goodman, MD I believe that Nikolas Cruz has a form of fetal alcohol/drug syndrome, a diagnosis that can be readily made by his facial characteristics. I am an experienced neuropsychiatrist.  From the information available, we know that Mr. Cruz was adopted at birth or as a small child. While his genetic history is…

Gun Laws Will Not Be Changed: School Kids Must Be Protected

All the high school students walking out of their classes in America at the same time won’t cause the gun laws to be changed in this nation. Because this is the case, there is only one alternative that makes common sense. What is that? Schools, each of them, wherever they are, all over the land,…

Respvblica’s Not a Happy Site? Let’s Get Happy!

A friend said to me yesterday that Respvblica is not a happy space. “You are always complaining about things,” he said. “There is not much laughter, not much to laugh at. Your space is dour and dark, sometimes reactionary and always unhappy,” he added. He does have a point. But then, Respvblica tries to make…

What if the Fire Department Doesn’t Answer the Call Twice?

President Trump has been ridiculed by the liberal press and even by some of his fellow Republicans for making claims about the FBI’s effectiveness following the most recent mass murder in a public school. But what if the Los Angeles or New York fire departments didn’t respond twice to an alarm and 17 people died?…

I’m Not Sure There is a Way to Stop the Mass Killings

There is something sad and hopeless about a society that is indifferent to the long list of savage mass murders inside our public schools. It is a long and wearying list, growing, a cause for depressive thoughts across the land. Some of us want to ban assault weapons and the AR-15 used by the deranged…

The Tragedy in Florida Has Nothing to Do with Guns

Those who are trying to take political advantage of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida to advocate gun control measures seem to be ignoring the fact that the perpetrators of the carnage in that town, as in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut were severely psychiatrically ill and could have chosen other lethal means to cause just…