Separation of migrant children: Bad on every level

Some people say it is un-American, even FLOTUS said that she hates to see children separated from their families. What do you think about and how do read a controversial policy of Trump administration that splits up families who enter the USA non-legally? Read few comments.
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Parkland shooting: Does America care about own murdered children?

It may sound harsh but I see statements from some observers that after Sandy Hook massacre America accepted that even kids can be shot and no meaningful gun control can be introduced. Another day, and another shooting at high school in Parkland. Can we really say that at least part on American society simply accepts that those things happen on regular basis, is it possible to change this attitude? Read few comments.
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#MeToo, Roy Moore… How will this affect US politics?

It seems now that the Republicans, President Donald Trump are pretty firmly supporting Roy Moore. Democrat Al Franken amid his resignation announcement has blasted Republican hypocrisy on sexual misconduct.  With all the MeToo campaigns and Time’s Person of the Year for Silence Breakers how much do you think the sexual misconduct and allegations and parties positions towards those issues could be a broader political topic in America which may have an visible effect on voters? Read few comments.
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Mass shootings: What’s wrong with America?

This is a terrible tragedy in Las Vegas and the mass shooting perpetrated by Stephen Paddock  even goes into the saddest chapters of the history books. But some small scale shooting with few people dead or wounded take place in America almost every other week. So maybe my question is too harsh but does America really care about this problem, or maybe not so much and why?
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The legacy of Hugh Hefner is complicated

A pioneer of sexual revolution and fighter against prejudices or just a successful businessman and probably a sleazy old man. There are som divided views on a late Hugh Hefner. In your opinion, how did he and his Playboy magazine affect America’s society, culture? Read few comments.

Hugh Hefner (1926-2017). Credit: http://www.playboyenterprises.com/

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Trump’s speech and divided America

Could you please shortly assess President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Speech, what do you think this speech could mean, if anything, for Trump’s Presidency also in the context of the theme of divided America? We have seen protests, today a huge Women’s March takes place in DC.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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It seems Obamas’s gun control agenda won’t go any further

President Barack Obama have just announced what many call as fairly small changes in terms of gun control. Do you think he will try to push for more (should he try to push for more?) as his mandate is slowly ending and gun control will probably be also a visible topic in presidential campaign? Read few comments.

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