Category Archives: culture

To Person or Not to Person

Last fall a friend posted a meme on social media about the peculiar hypocrisy of denying access to health care, particularly reproductive health care, while rabidly insisting on freedom to own deadly weapons. My friend said something like “you tell … Continue reading

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Be the Justice

I’m tired. So I donated to Beto O’Rourke. It was the best I could do today. O’Rourke is a Congressional Rep from El Paso Texas, running for the Senate seat presently occupied by a weeping chancre disguised as human named … Continue reading

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Fix the Damn Roads

 Petoskey Stone; Lake Superior at dusk; U of M Natural History Museum Yesterday was the last day to register to vote in Michigan for those wishing to vote in the August primaries. In August Michigan voters will decide the major … Continue reading

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Blue Grass, Blue Ridge, Blue Wave

I have had worse weeks. I’ve definitely had better. For various reasons. So today I donated to Amy McGrath, candidate for Congress in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District. McGrath is retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel, Naval Academy graduate, and veteran combat pilot. … Continue reading

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F/K you and the Enlightenment you rode in on

I didn’t go to any of the rallies yesterday because I was picking up my kids from camp. That being one of my many privileges: I can give my kids an enrichment experience away from home, and when my kids … Continue reading

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You Don’t Need a $%&ing Unicorn

April 2017 was the infamous Unicorn Frappucino moment. At the time I ranted about it and all the other weird photocentric, decline-and-fall-of-the-roman-empire food. Today I’m resurrecting that distinctly American moment and making a donation to this guy: J.D. Scholten. Don’t know … Continue reading

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Just Visiting

Ann Arbor Michigan – 1975 I spent part of Wednesday night carefully writing “we are not fucked”, practicing calligraphic lettering. Thursday I donated to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, another New York primary winner. Ocasio-Cortez was born in the Bronx, two months after … Continue reading

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