Category: Politics and Current Events

Be Like the Fish

A fish can swim far Weave in reeds til blue moonrise Never take the bait

Today’s Gratitude Journey

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I’m glad I’m not running for office, glad I don’t have to explain away my first boyfriend who belonged to the John Birch Society and drove a Jeep and tried to teach me to scuba dive which I couldn’t learn because I panicked in…

Meeting Michael Douglas

I went to a meet and greet today to meet and greet Michael Douglas who had flown to Wisconsin from L.A. on behalf of Michael Bloomberg. The meet and greet was in a couple’s house, an unpretentious place, with boxes of Starbucks coffee on…

#RipUpTheSpeech

Nancy Pelosi standing up in her white suit and ripping Trump’s lie-encrusted State of the Union speech in half in front of the entire world was the most honest, authentic, righteous action I have seen in years. According to The Week, when asked later…

We All Boo Sometimes

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I try not to judge people on their reflexes. For example, it seems to me that it was probably Representative Rashida Tlaib’s reflex to boo Hillary Clinton at a recent Sanders rally. I doubt that she’d planned on booing, the boo just erupted out…

Bernie’s Mistake

Bernie Sanders isn’t alone in wondering if a woman can be elected president of the United States. I’ve wondered the same thing. I’ve said the same thing: I don’t think a woman can be elected president. I think Hillary Clinton’s loss had an enormous…

The Joy of Showing Up

Every day there is a choice between going and not going. The going seems extra and uncomfortable and so that is what is often chosen. Not tonight. I chose to go. Two pairs of socks, Street Angels hoodie, my parka, and my sign. You…

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