Posted: January 13, 2021
The FBI and D.C. Metro Police Department have identified nearly 120 perpetrators in the attack on the Capitol on January 6th, 2021. Now that participants and primary actors have been arrested, the question is clear: What charges should they face, and what sentences should be meted out in order to bring these people to justice and prevent future sedition?
Tagged in: capitol, insurrection, protest, riot, treason Posted: September 1, 2020
In the last three weeks, I’ve experienced the loss of two teachers that made a difference in countless people’s lives, including mine. Both of these teachers gave everything for their students, working tirelessly to level the playing field. I believe that everyone deserves equality of opportunity, and School Choice helps to make sure that happens. Linda Johnson and Tony Gramling–this Proversation is dedicated to you!
Tagged in: linda johnson, mgc, Mother of Good Counsel, school choice, St. Jerome School, tony gramling Posted: August 29, 2020
Another instance of police violence against an unarmed black man in Kenosha leads to the paralyzation of Jacob Blake. Protests turn to riots and downtown Kenosha burns, bringing guns and militia the next night. Unrest turns ugly as a 17-year-old vigilante kills 2 and injures a third. Where do we draw the line between protesting and rioting? How do we repair the relationship between police and the black community? Does any of the violence bring us any closer to justice or change?
Tagged in: BLM, police, protest, riot, vigilante Posted: August 6, 2020
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. The use of two atomic weapons that marked the end of World War II remains arguably the most controversial decision made in the history of warfare. In this episode, we examine the decision, aftermath, and the ramifications of this world-changing event. Today we make the painful choice to remember to ensure that tomorrow we never forget.
Tagged in: hiroshima, nagasaki, nuclear weapons, world war II Posted: August 4, 2020
Like many workplaces, The Proversation finally moves forward using ZOOM. In this episode, Rick and Brian freestyle across a swath of topics including coping with unemployed life, the upcoming school year, and a Wisconsin lake party that attracted many hundreds of people while the state is under a mask mandate.
Tagged in: mask mandate, remote learning, zoom