My Obamacare Story

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In 2003, I was completing graduate school in Ohio and moving back to Maryland for a new job. One of my concerns in relocating was health insurance. I had been on the student health plan at my university, so I…

Make America Sick Again

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Are you worried about losing your health coverage if Republicans follow through on their promise to repeal Obamacare? Yeah, well, Barack Obama is worried, too. The President headed to Capitol Hill this to meet with House and Senate Democrats to…

Day By Day

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Oh my god, you guys.These past two weeks. There have been Nazis holding a jamboree in DC. There have been citizens helping each other in the most heroic ways. We are seeing the best of us in the worst of…

Open-Carry Hate

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A friend of mine said something yesterday that snapped my head back a little. She reminded me that white/straight/male supremacy has been the rule, not the exception, for most of American history. It’s the past eight years that have been…

What Comes Next?

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I’m going to go a little wonk-y here. It’s the thing that is keeping me sane this week so I figured I could share a little of that here. Please understand that I could be wrong on all counts. This…

Yesterday. Tomorrow.

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My child wept. My friends and family in the LGBTQ community are afraid. My friends who are people of color are afraid. Women are numb with shock. I wept. I will weep again. This is the hurricane. This is the…

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