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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… Continue Reading “Today’s Gratitude Journey”

99 New: An Open Letter to My Dear Friend Hillary

Dear Hillary, I daresay in this age of hyperbole and conjecture that it is entirely possible that someone without your best interests at heart planted the rumor that you are thinking of running again for President in 2020. They might have sown those seeds… Continue Reading “99 New: An Open Letter to My Dear Friend Hillary”

Minnie and BowWow Discuss Voter Registration

BowWow: Did you hear that? The man called me Donald J. BowWow. Minnie: Oh really? Why do you think he’d do that. He’s ordinarily so careful about your feelings. BowWow: I have no fucking idea. Just trying to polarize things, I think. Turn you… Continue Reading “Minnie and BowWow Discuss Voter Registration”

Note to Millennials: Saying Doesn’t Make It So

I get why young Progressives are supporting Bernie Sanders. I’d be disappointed in them if they didn’t. Don’t get me wrong. I completely support Hillary Clinton. I list my reasons in an essay published in July. My opinion hasn’t changed; it’s just become firmer:… Continue Reading “Note to Millennials: Saying Doesn’t Make It So”

The Irresistible Urge to Be a Badass

I get Ben Carson’s deal. He wants to be a badass in the worst way. And when his actual life story didn’t score enough badass points, he gave it a little more juice, moving himself from spectator to perpetrator, wisher to doer. For most… Continue Reading “The Irresistible Urge to Be a Badass”

Dump the Debate: Let’s Have a Contest!

I’m fed up with the debates.  The posturing and the pointing, the incessant smirks and endless CNN commentary.  Tired of wondering why both presidential candidates are so thin and so sick to death of their words, I could spit. So I’m suggesting that instead… Continue Reading “Dump the Debate: Let’s Have a Contest!”

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