A little more than a year ago I looked at my wife and told her, “Donald Trump is going to win the presidency.” From that moment until the moment Bernie Sanders supported Hillary Clinton for president, I hoped and prayed with every fiber of my being that I would be wrong. I suppose some part [...]
Never before, in my thirty-two years have I ever been this completely devastated by the actions of a political figurehead. Anyone that follows me on Facebook or Twitter knows that I was a Bernie Sanders supporter and I was really cheering for him to take the presidential candidacy for the Democratic party, and even become [...]
These bathroom laws aren’t going to protect anyone, it’s clear from the track record their aftermath is leaving that no woman, man or child is going to be safe. There has even been people to make noise about shooting anyone they think is transgender that they see going into the “wrong restroom”. These trigger happy people are more likely to shoot and kill a cis-gendered person than a transgender person, and why? They dared to use a public restroom. How far is the hatred and fear-mongering going to go? If we continue down this path I fear it will only be a matter of time before we end up in Hitleresque concentration camps, something that many people have already called for.
Terror 1. Intense, sharp, overmastering fear 2. An instance or cause of intense fear or anxiety; quality of causing terror Terrorize 1. To fill or overcome with terror 2. To dominate or coerce by intimidation 3. To produce widespread fear by acts of violence Terrorism 1. The use of violence and threats to intimidate or [...]
My heart is torn in two; one part tells me that letting refugees into my homeland will open us up for a terrorist attack (much like the one that happened a little over fourteen years ago), the other part asks me how I could even begin to think about not giving innocent people a safe [...]
United States citizens pay our taxes just like the big corporations that buy their senators, it is time that WE are represented in government, not just corporations parading themselves as “people” for tax breaks.
I’m more worried about the 22 to 45-year-old white Tea Party fundamentalists with a hard-on for Republican Jesus* than I am some kid wearing a hoodie no matter what color his skin tone is. I happen to like hoodies; they are rather comfortable and extremely warm in the winter when you can’t afford to buy a good coat. (I spent two winters having nothing more than a black and gray striped hoodie for a coat because we couldn’t afford to buy me a coat and I sure as hell wasn’t going to let my two boys go without coats.)