Tag: politics

Collusion, Obstruction, and Resistance

I’ve never been convinced the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to win the election. Now, don’t get mad. I’m firmly convinced that Russian agents fucked with the election by multiple means. And I’m equally convinced that they will continue fucking…

20 Week Abortion Ban On Senate Calendar

It seems somehow fitting that I looked at my desk and saw my Hillary doll and a box of matches because I’m about to write about reproductive rights and I WANT TO BURN THINGS DOWN. (Note: The matches are not…

Chelsea Manning’s Senate Campaign

I learned yesterday that Chelsea Manning has filed papers to run for the Senate in Maryland as a Democrat. Since I am a Democrat in Maryland myself, I have thoughts about this. A lot of thoughts. Thoughts about the senate…

Oprah in 2020? Or not?

I’m here to join the chorus of people who don’t want Oprah to run for president. This is not to say I would not vote for Oprah in 2020 if she were the Democratic candidate in a showdown for the…

The New Trump Tell-All: A Hot Take

Get yourself some ice water, because I’m back with a hot take on the news of the moment. Michael Wolff has a new Trump tell-all coming out next week called “The Fire and the Fury: Inside the Trump White House”.…

Hot Take on Utah’s Senate Race

This afternoon, my phone started blowing up with news that Senator Orin Hatch, Republican of Utah, will not seek re-election this coming fall. This is terrific news because he’s literally been in the Senate for most of my life and Utahns?…

Thoughts on Taxes and Obamacare

Okey-dokey, resisters. This week was sucktastic. The new tax law is sucktastic. The implications for the economy as a whole are sucktastic. The implications on health insurance are sucktastic. BUT! The overall outcomes for health care policy are not nearly as sucktastic…

Franken Out. Who’s Next To Do The Work?

Al Franken is yesterday’s news. OK, yes, he will continue to be a figure of discussion. And perhaps you are a person who needs to spend some time holding your assumptions and behavior up against his as part of the…

This Week in WTF

Congratulations! We have all survived another week in Trump’s America. Hooray for us! I know we have all be resisting as much as our little heats can resist and you should pat yourself on the back for that. We are…

Most 2017 Halloween Costumes

Tomorrow is Halloween! And for many of us, Halloween means costumes. It also often means procrastination on making costumes. To help with you last-minute costume panic, I have come up with this list of costumes that require very little effort but combine…

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