Do you really think kindness is the answer to school shootings? I don't.
"Your voice, your hopes, your dreams will define our American destiny..." --45 Our American destiny. This phrase, echoed by the RNC, explains a lot about the GOP and its actions -- as well as inaction -- of late. The Republican Party is the only force right now that could actually apply the brakes to some … Continue reading Mandate of Where?
(originally from a FB post I made this afternoon, expanded here with links where appropriate) I keep hearing variations of "We have to protect our own. Think of our safety!" re: the immigration bullshit the Cheeto-in-Chief has set in motion, and I'd like to address that line of thinking. Here's the thing: Your life is … Continue reading A Life’s Worth
(A family member was hospitalized tonight, so this post is later than I'd planned.) January 20th, 2017, is unfurling. In mere hours, our 45th president will be sworn in. I love my country, and so (not "but," for it is because I love America that) I am afraid. I am disappointed, I am angry, and … Continue reading Raise Your Voice
(A slightly longer version of what I posted on a social media site I use daily) Oh man, America. My hair is still wet from the shower I took to try to calm down a while ago (I ended up sobbing hysterically and dry heaving under the water instead, oops). But I don't want to … Continue reading About this Election (aka “USA: the Shitshow Edition”)