Category Archives: politics

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Mourning in America

Hate has taken root in America. One need only look at the events of this past week. Emboldened by Trump, our Inciter-in-Chief, the haters are stepping boldly from the shadows. Our president is a cancer and Trumpism has metastasized. In

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Mourning in America

Hate has taken root in America. One need only look at the events of this past week. Emboldened by Trump, our Inciter-in-Chief, the haters are stepping boldly from the shadows. Our president is a cancer and Trumpism has metastasized. In

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

Is Trump a Baby?

President Trump pouts on 60 Minutes insisting he’s no baby. Evidence points to the contrary. Although Donald  has officially entered the terrible twos,  in many ways he has not progressed much from his infancy. Technically, Trump is a toddler. And

Is Trump a Baby?

President Trump pouts on 60 Minutes insisting he’s no baby. Evidence points to the contrary. Although Donald  has officially entered the terrible twos,  in many ways he has not progressed much from his infancy. Technically, Trump is a toddler. And

Melania Trump: CSI

Is First Lady Melania Trump auditioning for a part on CSI? That is the only reasonable excuse for her recent  insulting and insensitive statement saying victims of sexual assault “Need to have really Hard Evidence.” Hard evidence Melania?!? Sorry, I

Melania Trump: CSI

Is First Lady Melania Trump auditioning for a part on CSI? That is the only reasonable excuse for her recent  insulting and insensitive statement saying victims of sexual assault “Need to have really Hard Evidence.” Hard evidence Melania?!? Sorry, I

Dr Ford a Profile in Courage

I am awed, I am inspired, I am enraged, and I am heartbroken. But I also feel emboldened by this strong, recognizable and honest voice that resonated in a Congressional hearing room. As a survivor of multiple sexual assaults, Christine

Dr Ford a Profile in Courage

I am awed, I am inspired, I am enraged, and I am heartbroken. But I also feel emboldened by this strong, recognizable and honest voice that resonated in a Congressional hearing room. As a survivor of multiple sexual assaults, Christine

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Traumatic Memory- Remembering What We Want to Forget

The GOP cite a  “gap” problem in the Kavanaugh scandal, when the real  problem is the GOP. Both Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez amd Julie Swetnick report gaps in their memory of their traumatic events. They must therefore be remembering

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Traumatic Memory- Remembering What We Want to Forget

The GOP cite a  “gap” problem in the Kavanaugh scandal, when the real  problem is the GOP. Both Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez amd Julie Swetnick report gaps in their memory of their traumatic events. They must therefore be remembering

America’s Best

Watching the simultaneous outpouring of tributes today for  Aretha Franklin and John McCain becomes an inspirational amalgam of America’s Best and what is best about America. There are too, simultaneous tears and joy for what we had and what we

America’s Best

Watching the simultaneous outpouring of tributes today for  Aretha Franklin and John McCain becomes an inspirational amalgam of America’s Best and what is best about America. There are too, simultaneous tears and joy for what we had and what we

Refugees- A Moral Obligation and a Call to Action

Just like my own Jewish family, White House senior advisor Steven Miller’s family was the beneficiary of immigration policies  that his own administration is working so hard to undo. Trump may be unhinged but Steven Miller is clearly unmoored, especially

Refugees- A Moral Obligation and a Call to Action

Just like my own Jewish family, White House senior advisor Steven Miller’s family was the beneficiary of immigration policies  that his own administration is working so hard to undo. Trump may be unhinged but Steven Miller is clearly unmoored, especially

Is Trump Putin’s Puppet? Not So Comical

  Joseph Stalin must be grinning in his grave. Putin has done what the Soviets long dreamed of accomplishing. Once the stuff of cold war paranoia, spy novels and movies, the Russians have infiltrated our democracy and put a puppet

Is Trump Putin’s Puppet? Not So Comical

  Joseph Stalin must be grinning in his grave. Putin has done what the Soviets long dreamed of accomplishing. Once the stuff of cold war paranoia, spy novels and movies, the Russians have infiltrated our democracy and put a puppet

Rise:Empower, Change and Action!

Collage Detail from Womens Lib- A Storms Approachin’ collage by Sally Edelstein Nearly 50 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of discourse about women’s rights, it’s déjà vu all over again. Once again

Rise:Empower, Change and Action!

Collage Detail from Womens Lib- A Storms Approachin’ collage by Sally Edelstein Nearly 50 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of discourse about women’s rights, it’s déjà vu all over again. Once again