As we started the march yesterday morning from the Panhandle to Alamo Square Park to join up with folks from various other groups, I found myself looking every which way because I wasn't sure if we'd be attacked.
An atmosphere of fear had been created throughout San Francisco by news that a right-wing group called Patriot Prayer was coming to town to do a rally that would feature and draw white supremacists, Nazis and others. Charlottesville, where two week before an…Continue
hi all. didnt know much about bannon or pay much attn until a few months ago. the Left was really inflamed by him, was not sure what all the commotion was about. so what, editor of Breitbart? but its clear that the washington crowd did not recognize "one of their own" and has been clamoring for his removal since day 1....
who can forget the saturday night live portrayal as the Grim Reaper?[a16] it was about that time, started to pay more attn.
When my partner Rob and I first arrived on the south coast of the island of Crete, in 1991, it was a Swiss tourist who first realized that we were a gay couple. Barbara was the kind of person who would innocently blurt out what was on her mind. After we confirmed her suspicions, it was less than 24 hours before the entire village knew we were a gay couple. Of course…Continue
Dear Fruit of my Loins Disappointment,
What were you…Continue
hi all, recently came across a new video interview from a few months ago from a dutch banker named Ronald Bernard.[a1][a2] heard about it but didnt get to it/ watch it until 2 nites ago. his information is incredible, sensational, critical, and incendiary. some will label it "conspiracy theory" others would label it "suppressed/ censored truth". the interview went viral with over 20M hits but there are presumably many who didnt watch the whole thing. but 20M…Continue
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Like many others, I have been living in a state of constant vigilance since early November of last year.
The world I knew and trusted has been turned on its head and shaken out sideways. Keeping a weather-eye on the news has become a way of life. The news keeps…Continue
A while back I posted Stupid is as Stupid Does about how the U.S. State Department denied visas for Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team:…
Trae Crowder, the Liberal Redneck, is a comedian whose stick is making fun of conservative Southerners while holding the rest of America responsible for their own foibles.
ALERT: Trae uses profanity for emphasis and may make you uncomfortable with your own unconscious prejudices.
The "Fourth" is in full swing. Most of you, I hope, are somewhere enjoying it. I hope you have followed Trae's advice. Relax, things aren't the worst they have ever been. Get drunk. Blow some shit…Continue
I was going to post about my frustrating day installing an air conditioner in Brother Bill's trailer, but the trials and tribulations of these young ladies brought me back into some perspective:…Continue
hi all. my war bookmarks runneth over and have a very ominous feeling last few weeks/ months. sometimes the world seems like it could go up in flames any moment. NKorea threatening with nukes and the warmbier case,[i] and the middle east a massive tinderbox with so many hostile countries making loud noises (to say the least): syria, russia[l], iran, saudia arabia, qatar,[r] ISIS,[j] even china[o]…Continue
For the last nine months I've been living in Bastrop, TX to reduce the costs of taking care of my older brother Bill in his descent into dementia.
Twice in the last six months, Bill has be admitted to the hospital with bronchitis/pneumonia because he's losing his gag reflex, a significant complication of advanced…Continue
People make plans and the gods laugh...
A year ago I told my boss I'd retire after the summer programs were done. I offered to volunteer enough hours to keep my beloved arts camps and apprenticeship programs alive.
I knew the Rockford Arts Council couldn't afford me anymore. Donations and corporate contributions were down in a local economy that has never recovered from any recession. And we weren't getting our operating grant from the state any time soon. Illinois is in a…Continue
by Tommi Avicolli Mecca
My pride is not a commodity
it has no corporate sponsors
no bank account
no value on the stock…Continue
hi all. cant believe the media frenzy/ commotion over the megyn kelly/ alex jones interview.[a] amazing! have been reading alex jones for over a decade myself, maybe close to ~1½ decade and cant believe his somewhat meteoric rise. but have been interested in conspiracy theories on the internet for over 2 decades.
there are some new definite currents in the air. sometimes it seems like "consensus reality" is as hard as concrete but other times it can be fast-moving,…Continue
Now that Melania has climbed into bed with the President & joined other 1st Ladies who have done the same...no, let me start over.…Continue
I've been living in Bastrop, TX since September 2016 and I haven't written much about that experience. It's pretty routine in that everyday I get up sometime before 8:00 am have my coffee and smoke my cigarette out on the porch and then check out what's going on at Our Salon. Sometime between 10:00 in the morning and 3:00 in the afternoon I get in the car and take my older brother Bill out for breakfast or lunch and make sure he takes his pills.…Continue
Let's see if this edit will post on the new…Continue
Been thinking about this one since the Holiday weekend, today's events make the timing more interesting:
We took a trip through Trump Country over the Memorial Day Weekend.
No, not Kentucky or even Alabama, the real Trump Country- Central Park South.
As always the flight to NYC gives you at least a few butterflies. Depending on the approach to JFK you may or may not be treated to the entire Manhattan skyline from the air. Wow. All my life and never, ever getting used to,…Continue