Author Archive for Rebekah

I'm a working mother with an over-developed sense of irreverence, ADD, socialist tendencies and a blog. All my opinions are entirely my own and not representative of anything officially sanctioned by my employer, my mother, or arbiters of common sense and good taste.

Dances With Trolls

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So. I like to tweet a lot. When something is pressing on my mind and I don’t have the time or concentration to compose a full blog post (which is nearly aways these days), I go on twitter and fire…

Oh, Renee Ellmers…

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So…like…another Republican insulted my intelligence this week. ¬†This time it’s Renee Ellmers of North Carolina who was talking to some people about how Republicans can do better talking to women. There was this one quote that Think Progress highlighted that…

A Manifesto On Fucking

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What’s the difference between a slut and a bitch? A slut fucks everyone. A bitch fucks everyone but you. For two weeks, I’ve been immersed in the social media back and forth about the Hobby Lobby decision that allows employers…

On Religious Liberty and Civil Law

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I cannot stop ruminating about the Supreme Court’s decision to allow businesses with sincere religious objections to opt out of the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates coverage of contraception. This whole situation has consumed me for a…

Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court

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This is barely a post. It’s actually a really long Facebook update. But I don’t want to be silent and I don’t have much time so here you go. Re: Hobby Lobby. As I understand it, the decision says that…

Why I Think Transphobia Is Stupid

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So last week, I saw a nice video about Ryland Whittington and his family. Ryland’s parents followed their child’s (very obvious) cues about his gender. The child had been born with female anatomy but identified as a boy. Because the…

Stranger Danger

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I’m going to go into straight-up mom blogging territory here for a bit because there’s something I see a lot that bothers me. It has to do with kids talking to strange adults and why I get concerned when it…

Not One More

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He hated women and he had guns. That’s really all we need to know.¬† Not one more. They tell us we need to have access to guns to save ourselves. They say guns stop crime. Gun protect women. They say…

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