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An Open Letter to Judd Apatow
I'm a rape survivor and your comparison is invalid
APRIL 24, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT
Trump hasn't taken my freedom or my sense of trust in myself from me
Can I call you Judd? I don't know you and after your attempt at "comedy", I don't want to. I let a lot slide but as a rape survivor, someone...
#Rape #Donald Trump #Judd Apatow #Election #Comparison
Down in Flames
Learning all the wrong lessons.
APRIL 18, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The moral of this story should be that Republicans will never win when they try to be Democrats.
The GOP establishment's "repeal and replace" bill has gone down in flames. Not that it repealed Obamacare, it just changed a little bit. And not that...
#Obamacare #Repeal #Replace #Paul Ryan #Donald Trump
More Real Betsy DeVos
A breath of fresh air in a stale system
MARCH 6, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
I would argue that the choice of betsy devos for secretary of education is in itself innovative
I grant you DeVos was an interesting choice for Secretary of Education. But consider this. It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the...
#Education #Teachers #Betsy Devos #Innovation #Students
The Real Betsy Devos
Not as evil as they say
MARCH 4, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
While democrats are all about choice when it comes to killing children in utero, they are much less so when it comes to educating the children that survive.
Our public education system, as we know it, is at an end. With the Senate's confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, America's children...
#Betsy Devos #Department Of Education #President Trump #Cabinet #School Choice
This is what we've been reduced to. this is how modern politics works.
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
Since Donald Trump was elected, it feels as though our nation's collective IQ has dropped precipitously.
In 2006, Neil Gorsuch was nominated to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush. His nomination was confirmed with overwhelming...
#Nancy Pelosi #Donald Trump #Supreme Court #Immigration #Neil Gorsuch
American Color Revolution
Whatever it means, you're in or out
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Fake polls, fake presidential candidate, fake news, fake judge, fake brass: fake outrage. that would make a fake coup.
Backdraft in Politics Today
Sometimes it's typical; sometimes typical is terrifying
JANUARY 31, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Boom! the president experienced his first combat loss in yemen for the navy seals.
Democrats in Denial
Time to move on.
JANUARY 22, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Democrats' outrage over trump is the dumbest kind of politics, and we would all be better to ignore it.
As a well-experienced observer of the media, I have come to a conclusion: Washington politics is peopled almost entirely by a bunch of spineless,...
#John Lewis #Donald Trump #Inauguration #Hillary Clinton #Democrats
Equity V Equality
Producing fairness in a free society
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Let's try this again. life isn't fair. but the lack of fairness should drive you, not cause you to beg for equality or equity. the truth is you need neither.
People don't dislike fairness, or even the idea of fairness. People dislike the legislating of fairness; telling everyone what to do, and exactly how...
#Fairness #Equality #Equity #Effort #Create Diversity
Let's Not Compromise
Compromising on equality is always a mistake
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The anti-equality wing never treats compromise as anything but a temporary cease-fire
The Great Divide
Foreign policy takes shapes under Trump
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
It seems it would take a Secretary of State if not a President to remind the governing body that America is now in a multi-polar world.
Preeminent Exxon-Mobil C.E.O. Rex Tillerson took the stand to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in his Confirmation Hearing....
#Rex Tillerson #Foreign Policy #Joe Mccarthy #James Clapper #Isis
Everyone Is Hacked
Just what happened in the 2016 elections?
DECEMBER 21, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Every Ud intelligence agency says Russians hacked the 2016 elections. Why won't Trump accept it?
Why Support Hillary Clinton?
Psychology, ideologies and politics
DECEMBER 20, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Deconstructing the psychology of those who chose to support hillary clinton
I do not have a great deal of time for psychology, though I have surfed some of the foundational material for the methodology. For the most part I...
#Hillary Clinton #Donald Trump #Ideology #Religion #Corruption
The World Needs An Anti-hero
A look at UG and a new radical ideology
DECEMBER 17, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
U.G. krishnamurti is a philosopher whose nihilistic ideology can be a great remedy to radical extremism
They're not just white
DECEMBER 17, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Black Americans have worked to build this country for as hard and as long as whites
Fake News and Russia
Or how to steal an election
DECEMBER 17, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
The idea that 30+ years of corruption finally caught up to Hillary just isn't possible.
In their shock and awe at the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States, Democrats are flailing wildly for any excuse to...
#Hillary Clinton #Fake News #Russia #Donald Trump #Election
Devotion, a day in the life
DECEMBER 12, 2016 BELLYDANCE.ONE IN SUPERSTAR PROFILES
A founding member of the BDSS...
A founding member of the BDSS, see her perform in the BDSS DVDS, American Bellydancer, Bellydance superstars Live in Paris, 30 Days to Vegas,...
#Bellydance Superstars #India #Rajasthan #Odissi #Classical Dance
Trump vs the 1st
How will Republicans react to Trump's anti-freedom creed?
DECEMBER 12, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
This kind of statement, coming from the next Leader of the Free World
Even though he isn't officially the president until January, it seems that President-Elect Donald Trump can't do much of anything without stirring up...
#Flag #Donald Trump #First Amendment #Constitution #President Elect
Dylan and Dogs Of War
How many times must the cannon balls fly?
NOVEMBER 19, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN MUSIC
Numerous friends are to be found only among dogs.
Cyrus the Great
Delusions of persecution rationalize support for Trump.
NOVEMBER 18, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
American Christians are not enslaved Israelites.
One of the reasons some conservative Christians gave for supporting a Donald Trump presidency was that he's God's chosen instrument for restoring...
#Christians #Trump #Religious Right #Oppression #Discrimination
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