Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Travesty For All Americans Is In The Making At The Executive Level

Jan 31, 2017 | | 10 comments

Let’s see, a rich white Christian-right woman with absolutely *no* experience in public education is about to be placed in charge of America’s public education by Trump supporting Republicans – despite the protests of the majority of U.S. citizens, U.S. teachers, and U.S. teachers unions. Her AFC “School Choice” program defunds already under-funded public schools […more]

Wake Up, America, The Constitution Needs You

Jan 24, 2017 | | 9 comments

We all need to keep something in mind as a nation, as our nation’s illegitimately elected human Orangutan* continues his strategic racially motivated attack to wipe out all things Barack Hussein Obama achieved – without anything on the table to replace it with (ACA, TPP, CAP, ?DACA?). Petty, and – Sad! (Wasn’t his birther conspiracy […more]

Acceptance Doesn’t Quite Mean What You Hope It Means

Jan 22, 2017 | | 7 comments

“I accept that Trump is the president. And I despise him, reject everything he stands for, wish he hadn’t won and sincerely hope that he fails in implementing his policy proposals. But I don’t deny that he occupies the White House. And that might be the only common ground I find with Trump supporters over […more]

The Angry Need To Legitimize Illegitimacy – Sad!

Jan 21, 2017 | | 8 comments

So, Sean Spicer is going to be the official spokesperson mouthpiece for habitual lying and animosity coming from the White House, huh? Sad! “Photographs of the inaugural proceedings were intentionally framed in a way, in one particular tweet, to minimize the enormous support that had gathered on the National Mall… This was the largest audience […more]

Be An American Patriot This January 20th!

Jan 19, 2017 | | 3 comments

Be an American Patriot this January 20th by boycotting watching the inauguration of an illegitimately elected 45th president. By his own admission he is a sexual predator, he has a loving allegiance to Putin, his private business is more important than the responsibility he will have to the citizens that his oath will require, he […more]

Wake Up America, There Is Still Time To Change Course

Jan 18, 2017 | | 3 comments

How do I say this in a way that makes sense to the average American? We do understand, don’t we, that systems of nationalist government are fictions that we’ve invented – that they are not real things? We do understand, don’t we, that nations and national laws only exist so long as the People believe […more]

Keeping Factual Tabs On Trump Campaign Promises – PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter

Jan 14, 2017 | | 2 comments

In his eight years, legitimately elected 44th President Barack Hussein Obama made 533 campaign promises. Despite a racially-motivated obstructionist Republican government dominating the Senate and the House, he managed to keep 48 percent of his campaign promises, had to compromise on 28 percent, and was not able to fulfill 24 percent of them. Now, it’s […more]

Dear President, the U.S. is going to have an election do over!

Jan 13, 2017 | | 7 comments

Dear President Barack Hussein Obama, We citizens of the United States of America are sorry to have to inform you of this, but we’re going to need you to continue being President for a little while longer. Just long enough for us to have an *election do over*. Please don’t be too upset over this […more]

There Is Hope, Democracy Is Not Lost – Yet!

Jan 8, 2017 | | 9 comments

“No matter how thin Trump’s veneer of religiosity may be, make no mistake that the Religious Right has just assumed a mantle of power that exceeds their fondest hopes and humanists’ worst nightmares.” – Roy Speckhardt Despite the reactionary stupidity that occurred in the recent national election, that threatens the pluralistic and self-governing intent of […more]

Another Medley of Social Posts – Minimalism, Civil Rights, Science, Economics, and More

Jan 2, 2017 | | 27 comments

On adopting a life of minimalism: Outside, I’m an admitted pack rat. But, deep inside, this is so me – the “minimalist.” I always have that longing to just chuck everything I’ve ever bought and start over. Then, part of me says “but, this and this,” these few things that give me such value, they […more]