Category Archives: Political

As My Friend Wally Likes Too Say…

Yep!

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Bold Colors Please Mr. President

Ronald Reagan once gave a famous speech urging his fellow Republicans to differentiate themselves from Democrats using “bold colors, not pale pastels”.  President Trump would be wise to follow the same strategy as pertains to the alt-right movement and the … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Past

Tucked away in the Southwest corner of France at the mouth of the Bay of Biscay, sits the little town of Capbreton which my mom’s side of the family has been connected with since the 1800’s. The town, once known … Continue reading

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Parental Rights

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the name Charlie Gard.  He is the infant child of parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates who have been fighting a desperate battle with the British State to prevent their son from being put … Continue reading

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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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