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.

It Only Takes A Minute

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I only had about 30 minutes and, judging from the traffic building on my return route as I drove to Allison’s house, I was cutting it close even giving that much time. I considered turning back. But then I thought…

You Have To Be Carefully Taught

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You’ve got to be taughtTo hate and fear,You’ve got to be taughtFrom year to year,It’s got to be drummedIn your dear little earYou’ve got to be carefully taught.You’ve got to be taught to be afraidOf people whose eyes are oddly…

Hobby Lobby And The Arrogance Of Faith

The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is coming under fire again tomorrow. This time the nice folks from Hobby Lobby craft stores and Conestoga Wood Specialities are contesting the portion of the law that mandates insurance coverage, without copay, of…

Ready For A Female President? I Am! Michelle Bachmann Is Not.

You know what I’m going to miss most when the the 113th Congress comes to a close? The sheer, unedited batshittery of Representative Michelle Bachmann (Guano Party – MN). She is a goldmine guano mine of fodder for the political…

This Week in WTF: Uncle Sugar and the Uncontrolled Libido

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It has been said that Republicans have a problem with women. They don’t seem to understand us and keep doing things like trying to define “legitimate rape” or keep our lifeless bodies breathing against our stated wishes so we can…

A Gun Safety Advocate’s (Imaginary) Conversation With Gun Rights Supporters

So. Gun rights proponents. Are you psyched about your new spokesperson? Curtis Reeves is a hell of a guy. Retired cop, licensed to carry a concealed firearm, shot a guy in a movie theatre for texting during the previews. Killed…

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