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  • Small Acts

    Now that that’s over…. First the good news: The disaster-palooza that President Romney and Vice President Ryan would have certainly been was averted. (Seriously, say that in your head a few times…“President Romney.”) Romney/Ryan was a law making machine waiting… Read More ›

  • Live!

    I got the chance to sit in studio with the amazing, hilarious, progressive-minded Hal Sparks for his September 8, 2012 radio program. I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed two hours so much. We talked election politics, how wretchedly… Read More ›

  • The Woman Dilemma

    19th Amendment: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. So there it is. The dilemma. How do you take… Read More ›

  • Angry Lefty

    I’ve been called “angry” a lot since June 5th. “Sore loser” has been rather popular as well in the passive aggressive ether of social media. “Lefty” and “liberal” have a hold on the top slots and remain my favorite slurs… Read More ›

  • Awaken

    I am a protester. I do not fit into your narrow stereotype. I am not a threat to the beat cop. I salute the good intentions of the veterans who believed the lies of their leaders. I ache for the… Read More ›

  • Freedom vs. Regulation?

    Those two words standing in opposition have become common, accepted wisdom in mainstream American culture. We seemingly can only have one or the other. We can be free or we can be regulated. Bullshit. Now that was freeing. I’m a… Read More ›

  • Teams, Logos and Labels

    LIBERAL vs. CONSERVATIVE “Definition vs. Self-identification” The polarization is undeniable. The lines are drawn – directly down what used to be the middle of our nation’s politics. The strict adherence to one side or the other routinely grinds our government… Read More ›