He tweets foreign policy. He takes counsel from Nazis. He places his wispy, barely-pubescent son-in-law in charge of the Middle East. He lays waste to our entire state department. He fills federal judgeships with Heritage Foundation racist, sexist, Jesus-loving “lawyers” who barely pass the bar exam and have way too many years ahead of them […]
So, this morning, I’m waiting for my dermatologist to come in, already knowing this would be the last time I would come to his office. At the previous appointment, I waited for over an hour in the waiting room, and I was mildly put off by his condescending air during the eventual appointment, but I figured I’d […]
In honor? keeping? line? with the upcoming Olympics, I’ve written about my favorite sport – Political Gymnastics! Thanks, LeftyPop, for inviting me to write over at your place! And, heyyyyy! Where’s my sucker??? Click here to read the score Elie Wiesel gave Tom Perkins on the balance beam.
Well before the Trayvon Martin verdict, I had seen, heard and read about white people dismissing the racial context of the case. Some do this artfully and skillfully; others, not so much. I’ve been wanting to explore some of these maneuvers more closely for a while now.
A week or so ago, I saw this on the “Being Liberal” Facebook page, and loved it. Today, I was driving down the main street of my hometown and got stuck in traffic for no apparent reason. Then, I drove by the reason. (TRIGGER WARNING – Disturbing abortion photos. I am inserting many empty lines […]
Yeah, so I’ve been fortunate enough to have some of my writing published on The Broad Side lately, and the fabulous Joanne Bamberger (publisher and editor) added me to the Facebook group of contributors where she and others leave fodder for potential pieces for the site. Last Wednesday, she posted a press release about President […]