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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

May 30, 2022

Uvalde, Texas. It’s a name most Americans had never heard of until last week. Now it takes its place alongside Columbine, Sandy Hook, and other sites where children have been sacrificed at the altar of the almighty gun. 21 people shot dead by a kid who bought a pair of AR-15 assault rifles legally for his 18th...

May 23, 2022

The Great Replacement Theory...a deep dive is not worth my time, but it's connected to the recent Buffalo massacre and there are growing calls for some of it’s more public adherents to be locked up!
America passed a deadly milestone recently, 1 million people dead from coronavirus. 

Oklahoma tries to out-Texas Texas...

May 16, 2022

A senior journalist from Al-Jazeera is shot and killed on the West Bank. Her funeral was disrupted, attacked by the Israeli military.

The January 6th Committee subpoenas 5 Republican colleagues.

Another abortion fail by the Democrats in Congress.

Finland is moving closer to NATO, much to the chagrin of guess who.


May 9, 2022

ABORTION... from several different angles; from the leaked Supreme Court decision and its potential consequences, to ways around it like the abortion pill. What lawmakers can do to mitigate the decision, if the final decision to kill Roe v. Wade becomes reality.
What's it like to be Female, Black, Gay and locked up...

May 3, 2022

The US gross domestic product shrank by 1.4% for the beginning of 2022. Does this spell doom for Democrats in the midterms and for Joe Biden’s economic agenda? We take a look at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who got caught in a lie but with no consequence. Republicans in Ohio have made up a new, bizarre...