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Police Brutality

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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

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“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

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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┬áto mothers. Listen,…

Hello Out There…

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::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…

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…

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…

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…

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