Give me your tired…JK

Vox reports four leaked drafts that say According to Vox: In all, the combined documents would represent one of the harshest crackdowns on immigrants — both those here and those who want to come here — in memory. This is catastrophic for refugee efforts. Now’s a good time to contact your legislators. You can do so here.

I hereby offer myself as Donald J. Trump’s spiritual adviser…

…as I don’t think Franklin Graham is up to the task. News has broken that Russia has “compromising” information on the president-elect that may involve “perverted sexual acts” including having Russian prostitutes perform “golden shower shows” for him on a bed once slept in by the Obamas. If you have not heard of “golden showers,” […]

And another thing…

…there is a discussion online about the veracity (and wisdom) of wearing a safety pin to signal that you are an ally to members of any group of people who feel threatened by last week’s election results. I think any one who thinks by donning a safety pin they’ve made everything all better is silly. But […]

Are you sick, and heavy laden?

I am well into the Christian scriptures in my push to read the entire Bible in a year. This week, I’m finishing up with The Gospels, and as much as I’ve already read the verses — multiple times, and memorized vast portions of them — the words have a new meaning because I’ve spent time with the […]

The police killings no one’s talking about

Read this In These Times report about police and Native Americans. From the report: Mike Males, senior researcher at the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, looked at data the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collected from medical examiners in 47 states between 1999 and 2011. When compared to their percentage of the […]

The first and last time you’ll read the words “Scott Baio” on this blog

Chachi tells women that if they’re offended by Donald Trump’s lewd and violent speech then they should grow up. I don’t ever intend to take Chachi’s advice on anything — ever — but saying this is how men talk when women aren’t around? In what world do men sit around and casually discuss how to rape women? […]