Patricia A. O'Malley

Social Policy & Programs Consulting

Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice

Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting    ~    Community Matters
P.O. Box 97803    ~    Pittsburgh, PA  15227   ~    412-310-4886    ~
Copyright Patricia A. O'Malley    ~    All rights reserved
Established 1993

Opinion and Editorial

Editorials on current public policy events and issues.


This is What's Wrong with Republican Tax Policy
An open letter to Jack Markowitz, Pittsburgh Tribune Review columnist

Beware the Politics of Distraction
Pay Attention to What the Media Isn't Telling You

Are You a Patriot? 

The Common Culprit in America's Multiple, Massive Crises

The Second Amendment, Mental Illness, and Other Observations on the Tucson Tragedy

Who Should Provide Social Services?

We Must Change the Way We Handle Disasters

Teach Your Children 

If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

The US Must Prosecute Torture

The Constitution Says So.

Accused Terrorists Should be Tried as Civilians
Unless You Don't Trust Our Constitution 

You Can't Run Government Like a Business

It's a guaranteed disaster.

Cops, Nuns, and Priests

Their common crimes.  And what to do about it.

March for Our Lives Hits It Out of the Park

Abolish the NRA, not the Second Amendment

Gun Violence, the Second Amendment, and Common Sense

Join the March for Our Lives on March 24.

America:  Respect the Principles, Not the Symbols

America's Police Problem:  Cause and Cure
Our greatest power is within our grasp.

Standing and Pledging:  Style versus Substance
How one man's courage created a movement

The Ten Biggest Lies in America
You've Heard All of Them

Mourn for the Dead. And Fight Like Hell for the Living.
Workers Memorial Day 2016

Welcome Your Rosa Parks Moment
And Change the World

The American Terrorists
They're All Around Us.