Things I want to say (because what is a blog good for, if not that?)

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/calling-truce-political-wars/ It’s time for my quadrennial post about politics, which I normally avoid because arguments give me migraines, but then again, pretty much everything gives me migraines, so here goes. This morning I read an article in the NY Times about Trump supporters, and it really got to me. It got to me so much, … Continue reading Things I want to say (because what is a blog good for, if not that?)

“Some Trump supporters demand #Repealthe19th”

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but this is a real thing. I’m not the only one horrified by #Repealthe19th. It is not something that offends only Democrats, only Hillary supporters, or only women. I recognize that it is not a serious political trend, it’s just in the news precisely because we love to be … Continue reading “Some Trump supporters demand #Repealthe19th”

America’s shame? Yes, but Britain’s hands aren’t clean.

The racially motivated terrorist attack/hate crime against the peaceful bible study participants at a Charleston church this week by one very sick individual has outraged our country and the world, opening us, yet again, to attacks by other countries--safe in their holier-than-thou gun control laws, convinced that these types of things wouldn't happen elsewhere. They … Continue reading America’s shame? Yes, but Britain’s hands aren’t clean.