Childish Nincompoops: Our Elected Officials

800,000. 800,000 families without a paycheck. 800,000 families in which at least one person in the family appears to be working as an indentured servant, meaning he/she must show up for work, without knowing when he/she will be paid, in order to serve their lord and master all the while bills continue to mount. All… Continue reading Childish Nincompoops: Our Elected Officials

Dear Joe, Bernie and Elizabeth, Please Don’t Run for President

Joe, Bernie, Elizabeth, and anyone else who has run for President before, or declined to run in 2016, other than ego, there is no reason for you to be in this race. Your times have come and gone. It is time for you to step aside. It is time for you to be elder Statesmen.… Continue reading Dear Joe, Bernie and Elizabeth, Please Don’t Run for President

Pondering Patriotism, Common Bonds and Love of Country

I don’t say the Pledge of Allegiance nor do I sing The Star Spangled Banner. I’m not that kind of patriot. My brand of patriotism is being an informed voter, voting, promoting our common bonds, and trying to better our country. Last week, at my school, we had a Veterans Day concert. All of the… Continue reading Pondering Patriotism, Common Bonds and Love of Country

Millennials, Gen Y’s, Gen Z’s and Women: THANK YOU

Last night may not have been a tsunami, but it was a wave. We now have a check on the current administration. Praise be, under his eye, blessed be the fruit, and hallelujah! I’ve written prior posts (Hello Millennials and Y’rs: Time to Really Effect Change, Dear Women: Time to Step Up Part 1) saying the… Continue reading Millennials, Gen Y’s, Gen Z’s and Women: THANK YOU

Are You Serena or Moira for this Election?

The past few weeks I’ve been binge watching The Handmaid’s Tale after starting it a while ago. The book has always haunted me, the series even more so. Seeing the story played out with real people is extremely disconcerting. While watching, especially the second season, I kept wondering how many people will be Serena at… Continue reading Are You Serena or Moira for this Election?