Thank you Anita Hill

Thank you Anita Hill

Remember Anita Hill? I do. She was the woman that broke down the padlocked door on the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace. And she did it on national television, in front of the senate judiciary committee who was taking testimony on the appointment of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. This… Read More

The Benefits of Being Lost

The Benefits of Being Lost

While on my way to Table Rock Wilderness Sunday, I took a wrong turn. Instead of continuing straight on the somewhat paved mountain road, I turned right, onto a gravel road which quickly deteriorated to a mud road. Immediately, I felt I was in unknown territory, but I doubted my… Read More

LET’S ARREST YOUR SISTER

LET’S ARREST YOUR SISTER

You know what really pisses me off about the whole “Women should be punished” for having an abortion comment made by Donald Trump to MSNBC’s Chris Mathews? It’s all these pro-lifers who have come out screaming about how terrible of a thing that was to say. These women are “victims”… Read More

Open Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell

Open Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell

March 20, 2016 Dear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, I don’t care what mental gymnastics you have done to decide it is somehow better for the Nation to postpone a hearing and vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, but I must respectfully disagree. Your action, or rather,… Read More

A Haunting Glimpse of Anonymous Humanity

A Haunting Glimpse of Anonymous Humanity

Painting on negatives by Nick Gentry What I love about the internet is that it is truly becoming the Earth’s nervous system, a high speed causeway for information. Every photograph, film, voice, song, email, text, pdf, recipe, and memory, potentially causing a reaction in parts unknown, to people unknown. Every… Read More

Why I Won’t Denounce Trump — Yet

Why I Won’t Denounce Trump — Yet

  In one of the oddest election seasons in recent history, progressives and many conservatives have come to agree on one thing: that the caustic and divisive rhetoric that spews from Donald Trump’s mouth is creating a dark age of overt intolerance. Republicans and Democrats are coming together to renounce… Read More