Category Archives: Politics

Politics. Employment. A Tiny Grain of Sand. 1.19.2020

Sometimes you have to work for people who are less than honorable to keep the lights on. Sometimes integrity is a luxury that people with resources can afford, and the rest of us wish we could. But for those of … Continue reading

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Politics. Guns. Another weekend, and two more mass shootings in the US, and counting. 08-04-19.

Do you know who can stop mass shootings?   Gun manufacturers and the GOP, but they won’t.   Stopping production won’t get the existing guns off the streets.   Sure, its legal to make them.   Lots of things are … Continue reading

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Politics. The Unsurprising Racism of Reagan. 08.03.19

“Go Set A Watchman” was a better book in my opinion than “To Kill A Mockingbird” “Go Set A Watchman” was the un-cropped picture, with all the flaws, with racism intact.   “To Kill A Mockingbird” was the cropped version … Continue reading

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Politics. Our Injustice System in the US. 08.01.19

There is an organization called The Innocence Project in the US which works to get DNA tests, compile evidence and assist in bringing cases to justice in which people were incarcerated with tainted evidence, inadequate legal resources, or sent to … Continue reading

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Politics. The Rainbow of Responsibility. 6.30.2019.

Happy Pride. Its expensive to put together large celebrations, and the LGBT+ communities need corporate support to cover expenses like bonding, underwriting, insurance, etc. That said, celebrating the diversity and achievements of the LGBT+ communities needs to go a lot … Continue reading

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Politics. Cultural Genocide and Rotting Tomatoes. 6.30.18

I was looking around this morning to find some data to debunk some myths folks have in their heads about folks who are coming to this country, usually to escape poverty and violence and find a better life.   The … Continue reading

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Politics. Juneteenth. 06-19-18

It’s the anniversary of when people abducted from a continent along with their treasures were “freed.” The treasures weren’t returned. They sit in people’s wood paneled dens – dovetailed and wainscoated and carved, often by slave labor, from trees long … Continue reading

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