Articles by Jenna

“We need to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.”

President Biden during a national address at the White House.

jun 3, 2022

“No matter what, this country shall never give in to evil and wicked people, and darkness will never overcome light.”

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on a shooting at a Catholic church in Ondo state; according to early reports, the shooting left more than 50 dead.

jun 6, 2022

“If it continues the way it is, Mendocino won’t have a gas station next year.”

Owner Judy Schlafer, Schlafer’s Auto Body & Repair in Mendocino, CA, on the price of gasoline at her shop — which has been referenced as the highest in the nation at $9.60 per gallon.

jun 6, 2022

Lit up globe in the palm of a hand.

Coffee Talk

jun 6, 2022

Start Your Week SmartHER

Context for courage and our present news cycle.

A classroom chalk board.


jun 6, 2022

How To Stay Safe?

The Executive Director of ALERRT (a national leader in active shooter training), Pete Blair, Ph.D., on what it takes to stay safe.

“I believe this is the first time this has happened in the history of cancer.”

Dr. Luis Diaz Jr., lead researcher on a cutting-edge cancer drug that eliminated the disease (for now) in participants in a recent study.

jun 7, 2022

“Now is not a time for bills we all know will fail.”

Congressman Jared Golden (D-Maine) voting against a package of gun laws supported and passed by the majority of his party in the House of Representatives.

jun 9, 2022

“The only thing that was important to me at this time was to save as many teachers and children as possible.”

Uvalde school district's chief of police, Pete Arredondo, in his first extensive interview since the shooting.

jun 10, 2022

“The violence was no accident.”

Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) during his opening statement during the House Select Committee primetime hearing about the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill.

jun 10, 2022

“Families are scared, and it is our duty to come together and get something done that will help restore their sense of safety and security in their communities.”

Statement issued by a bipartisan group of senators on the *framework* for potential legislation which would update gun laws and address mental health support in the aftermath of multiple mass shootings.

jun 13, 2022

“He was becoming detached from reality.”

Former Attorney General Bill Barr in recorded testimony for the investigation by the House Select Committee into January 6th, referring to President Trump in the weeks that followed the election of 2020.

jun 13, 2022

“I brought a firearm with me, but it’s unloaded and locked in the case.”

California man Nicholas Roske speaking to a 911 operator, before his arrest for attempted burglary and murder of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

jun 14, 2022

“We can assure you this is a temporary situation.”

Procter & Gamble to The New York Times after the Times inquired about a tampon shortage.

jun 14, 2022

“Declines set the stage for future growth, which often happens faster than anyone expects.”

Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial Network, commenting about a volatile stock market. The S&P 500 entered bear market territory — or a decline of 20% off its recent high.

jun 14, 2022

“I don’t think the object mattered. I think the object is a metaphor, it’s a symbol for something. It’s the opportunity to stand up and say, ‘This is a cause that has meaning and it’s a problem that a donation can begin to fix.’”

Chief strategy officer Josh Benesh, Heritage Auctions. The company hosted the auction of a Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to a Russian journalist, who donated the resulting funds to Ukrainian refugees.

jun 21, 2022

“It is a tenet of my faith that the Constitution is divinely inspired. I would not do it.”

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R) on rejecting what he described as pressure by the White House after the 2020 election to "decertify" Arizona's election results in favor of former Pres. Trump.

jun 22, 2022

“They will be crushed today so they can never terrorize our city again ...”

NYC Mayor Eric Adams speaking about illegal dirt bikes before more than 90 were destroyed by a bulldozer.

jun 22, 2022

Interview with the Head of Petroleum Analysis at GasBuddy


jun 22, 2022

Quick Hit: How High Will Gas Prices Go?

a ringleader at a circus

Coffee Talk

jun 24, 2022

Debrief: Political Stunts?

Our weekly report on the news you request.

“This is nothing short of a horrific human tragedy.”

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg on the discovery of a tractor-trailer containing more than 40 people dead and at least 16 injured — one of the deadliest human smuggling incidents "in recent memory."

jun 28, 2022

“We’re stepping up.”

Pres. Biden on the U.S. expanding its military presence in Europe — reportedly the largest build-up in decades.

jun 29, 2022

A print of the Battle of Gettysburg


jul 1, 2022

The Battle That Changed America

An Interview: The Battle of Gettysburg

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