I just have to accept the fact that having a discussion is no longer possible. Maybe someday it will be. Maybe we'll work our way out of the rabbit hole. Until then, however, I must, for my own emotional health, disengage from the insanity.
That the Thanksgiving Story gets so much of the history wrong is what makes it a valuable tool for understanding American values and aspirations.
I have to admit to a certain squeamishness when asked about my political affiliations.
Our leadership does not realistically represent the great majority of we the people. This is true in the United States. It is true in China. It is a universal characteristic of government, especially those that represent a capitalist elite.
I'll be incommunicado for about 10 days
...women all over the country, quite possibly outraged by the ascension of the Groper in Chief to the highest office in the country, are coming forward with their stories. Taking down Harvey Weinstein seems to be the catalyst for a national, cultural lesson in patriarchy and male privilege.
I'm a resident of Southwest Florida. Looks like Hurricane Irma is coming right through my back yard. Looks like it's going to be a rough couple of days followed by long term power outages. If you are a Florida resident, be safe.
HOW REACTING TO RIGHT WING BIGOTRY CAN LEAD TO A REJECTION OF VALUES
OUR FOUNDING FATHERS FOUGHT AGAINST MILITARISM Let's not celebrate their accomplishment by lauding that which they held suspect.