Finding My Voice

The first 18 months of Katie Speak!

Assholery

Alarmists. Hypocrites. Opportunists. Fakes. Phonies. Liars. Self-centered. Misogynistic. Patriarchal. Partisan. Money-hungry. Power-hungry. All of the above when combined result in assholery – and assholery is running roughshod all over absolutely everybody right now. If you took a break while Congress… Read More ›

Crest in 3D

Arrgh. The moment where if you have to explain why something is offensive, it means it can’t be explained. Well, mostly it means the non-offended will likely continue blinking blankly at you post explanation. So, when the new Crest 3D… Read More ›

One in four women…

The House Majority Leader was misquoted this morning as saying, “We blocked the Violence Against Women Act because the Senate forced it on us without our consent. I’m sure women understand.” I, along with a number of people I trust,… Read More ›

Human

Only on a day with both massive world events and considerable personal turmoil would it have occurred to me that one is more important than the other. We’re fed the line that what happens to us, what immediately affects our… Read More ›

Open Doors

Come on in… I’m instituting an open door policy. Far too much is need of repair to turn away willing hands. My youthful, ideological mindset – as many predicted – hasn’t been tempered by experience, thus giving way to cynicism… Read More ›

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 ›