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It’s a lovely summer afternoon, even if it is a bit humid outside. I’m sitting out on my back deck, with a cold Porter, my journal and my chromebook. My dog is sitting on one of the cushions on the deck, and I’m watching the not-so-little-anymore-squirrel babies climb all over the wooden fence. It’s a…
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Note: This will be mostly free write, with most likely few sources. I have been struggling to put my thoughts into a coherent order for days now, but have only been able to muster disgust and anger.  “If you want water, just drink from a toilet.” -Border Patrol to a woman in custody at Southern…
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… Wikipedia Page: Social Justice Warrior (SJW) Those of you that have known me for a while, both in real life as well as online, know very well that I’m very active in politics and ethics. I have long written about what I’m passionate about, and have used my accounts to share with the world,…
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Back when I was still an angsty teenager, I had a current affairs class. We brought up current affairs and discussed recent news in class as well as learned how to debate. I, in all my teenage glory, lashed out at my teacher regarding news in the middle east, and screeched about why should I…
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For about a year I kept seeing this meme float around Facebook & Twitter: Fucking wrong. This shit irritated me any time I saw it.. because what it’s essentially saying, is that you should respect someone even if they believe in taking your rights away. That you should continue to remain friends with someone who…
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I remember when I first brought my daughter home from the hospital. It was the middle of the night, I was in immense pain, and I had a screaming infant in my arms at 2am. My shit bag of an ex-husband slept through it all, including the my own screams for help. So as I…
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  It wasn’t too long ago, when I wouldn’t have considered adding the “Make Orwell Fiction Again” sticker to my car. I might’ve chuckled about it, maybe even sent it to a friend who could appreciate it. However, I truly felt that our country was making strides in equality, laws and fair elections. (Spoiler: I…
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Growing up I didn’t see my father do a whole lot for himself. After my mom died, he was saddled with being a single dad with two daughters on a mechanic’s income. There wasn’t much left over money in general, but what there was, was spent on us kids. I honestly don’t think he really…
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So the conservative circle jerk has found a new focus. It started back when Twitter started removing bots run by Russians that had been part of their social media campaign in our last presidential election. Donald Trump immediately started whining that his follower count dropped (even though they weren’t real people?!) and accused Twitter of…
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The United States has been in a state of uproar since our last presidential election. Regardless of your stance on what happened or why, we’ve been chirping on and on about how the Russians meddled in our elections. It’s been a record that keeps skipping back and repeating itself, as if it’s important to Americans…
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