Tag Archives: LGBTQ issues

…Or A Drag Queen With A High Heel

Last weekend the big news was the 601st mass shooting of 2022 in America. I didn’t major in math in college but that is about two a day on average. America has a gun problem and we are doing way too little about it. America has a gun culture which is difficult for much of the rest of the world to understand. I accept that, and in some ways am part of it. That doesn’t mean we must have a gun problem. The two are not mutually inclusive.

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State Leadership?

Not for the first time I had a completely different piece planned for today. Then I read an article in the Washington Post and got motivated. I really meant something else but I’m trying to keep my articles PG. Continue reading State Leadership?

Rants, Raves And Observations

For many it’s the first day back to work after a long weekend. I’ll give you a few things to talk about at coffee break.

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An Ostrich In A Closet

It will come as no surprise to my regular readers that I am not a fan of banning books. There are many right wing disaffirmation books that I would like to see banned but censorship is not the way a free and functioning democracy works. We have to depend on citizens to be able to separate lies from truth – lately many are not doing a good job of that. That being said, freedom of information and a reliance on voters’ intelligence are two of the flaws in democracy, but its still the best form of government humans have been able to come up with to date.

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Outcomes To Be Determined

While it neither commenced nor concluded last week I contend the biggest story of the week just passed was the ongoing assault on American democracy.

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