Category Archives: Political

Real Change For Real People

“It’s gonna be a journey where we’re gonna pour in to you, but you’re also going to pour in to your kids and you’re going to change the course of your life forever”–Chris Megison, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Solutions … Continue reading

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Anti-Anti-Huh?

The news  is just dumb. Every day it seems some unimaginably bizarre event pops up that reminds me why I’ve reformed my former media junkie ways and have all but tuned out.  It’s like background noise to me now, it … Continue reading

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The Limiting World of Stereotypes

Citizen Tom has a thoughtful post up on the unpleasant habit many of us fall in to of denigrating our fellow Americans.  There’s a lot of good stuff there, but I particularly liked this: “Why do we want to say … Continue reading

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United Nonsense

                        Photo Credit: unwatch.org Women in Saudi Arabia are required by law to have male legal guardians to make decisions for them on issues like healthcare, marriage and travel.  Women … Continue reading

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Well Played

Amid all the hoopla of today’s Day Without a Woman, I’d like to focus on an underreported story involving actual injustice and the rebellion of two remarkable women that speak to real empowerment. The first is Dorsa Derakshani, an Iranian Grandmaster … Continue reading

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On Strike

A closer peek at the upcoming Women’s Strike and what really lays beneath its cover. Continue reading

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Off With Her Head!

“Oh you can’t help that”, said the cat, “we’re all mad here.” Today I thought a lot about the beautiful Bird of Paradise flowers that are flocking like mad in my backyard.  Why, you ask?  As a distraction from my … Continue reading

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The Calcified Mind

“Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.”-John Cogley Did you know that a barnacle spends its entire life stuck in one place?  Yes, there … Continue reading

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One Nation

My sentiments today are the same as when Barack Obama took office. Whether you like the new President or not, you have to respect the peaceful transfer of power our nation goes through; a process that in many other countries … Continue reading

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An American Tale

              Photo Credit Hopper Stone/20th Century Fox Have you seen the movie Hidden Figures yet? If not, make sure to treat yourself to it soon. It’s an extremely enjoyable tale from a remarkable period in … Continue reading

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