Author: Rebekah Kuschmider

I'm a 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 political party, my mother, or arbiters of common sense and good taste.

Police Brutality

With the high-profile cases of brutality by police all over the news lately, I’ve found myself walking around the question of “Why?” to look at different angles. It’s clear that institutional racism is alive and well in America and I…

#ICantBreathe

“People will not listen unless you are an old, white man, so I’m an old white man and I will use that to help people who need it” – Sir Patrick Stewart No indictment. Twice in two weeks we have…

Ferguson

I have so many thoughts about Ferguson but I’m not sure I can, or should, be giving voice to some of them right now because it feels more like a time to listen. We should all listen. Listen to mothers. Listen,…

Hello Out There…

::tap tap tap:: Is this thing on? Is anyone listening? Hi. How are you guys? What’s new? So yeah. I haven’t been writing. It’s not that I stopped caring about the world or that I stopped loving words. It’s that…

Open Letter to Dan Snyder and the NFL

Dear Mr. Snyder, Commissioner Goodell, and the other NFL Team Owners, Hi. How are you? I know things pretty much suck for you guys from a PR perspective these days, what with so many players hitting women and children and fans…

Dances With Trolls

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…

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

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

coexist

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…

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