Category Archives: Politics

So, who hates clean water?

It has become our new normal to get up each day and see what cringe inducing actions our president has taken.  While we rightfully focus on his unsubstantiated tweets about phone taps, the lies of his cabinet, and the rabbit … Continue reading

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You’re not a patriot…

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government … Continue reading

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Is this what it looks like?

Is this what the birth of a regime and the end of a democracy look like?  I don’t intend to be melodramatic with that question.  I ask it honestly. This week our government began deleting web pages.  These weren’t just … Continue reading

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Our death by gun epidemic

We had another mass murder.  I might ordinarily feel a moment of sadness then yawn and think, “This is America.  We have them daily.  It’s what we do.”  This one, though, was a record breaker. We’re still shy of the … Continue reading

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When did we start negotiating with terrorists?

We have had a long standing policy that we don’t negotiate with terrorists.  Hijack a plane and make demands?  Fuck you.  Kidnap Americans?  We’ll pretend to negotiate until we figure out how to kill you.  I’m okay with this policy.  … Continue reading

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Our Syrian problem…

We have a problem in America.  It isn’t quite on the very real possibility of death scale faced by millions of Syrians.  Our problem is how to keep telling the world and ourselves that we are the good guys and … Continue reading

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