Tag: voting

  • That Last Time

    That Last Time

    I've been sitting on the porch listening to 60s hits to drown out the sound of the neighbors barking orders at each other as they build a fence. Two weeks ago, they cut down all the east facing trees that lined their driveway, sending the[..]
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  • Imagine

    Imagine

    If you as a middle-class white male are worried about what 4 more years of a Trump presidency will mean for this country, imagine the fear and anxiety a 22-year-old Black male is facing. If you are a well-to-do white retired woman who is anxious[..]
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  • My Confession

    My Confession

    Twitter is not going to shut him down. Not for the love of God, man or country. So it is going to be up to the rest of us. We the people. We are the engine that drives Twitter. Without us, there is no platform.[..]
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  • From the Porch

    From the Porch

    I called my friend Ray this morning. I've never actually met Ray. I only know what he looks like from the Christmas cards he's shared over the years. Ray and his wife Kathi live in Wisconsin. On the day of Wisconsin's primary I was thinking[..]
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  • Your Cheating Heart

    Your Cheating Heart

    Three intelligent, capable, lovely women. Three very tawdry men. Anthony Weiner. Donald Trump. Bill Clinton. It's like watching a Shakespearean tragedy unfold, the way the lives of these women have become so enmeshed in scandal because their husbands lack self-control. Self-control is the result of[..]
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  • About that Palin Endorsement

    About that Palin Endorsement

      If I wasn't sick enough already, then there was the moment I spent watching Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump. I couldn't bear to watch the whole thing, given my weakened condition. I find Palin nauseating even when I don't have the flu bug. What,[..]
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