This is a Google map of the warming stations that are opening in and around the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday. It struck me this weekend that about the time the inaugural balls are winding down, and the new president is taking to Twitter to create his sham of a reality, my bus from Middletown, …
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Donald Trump Is a Menace, Chapter Eleventy-Million
After Donald J. Trump opened the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with a swipe at Rep. John Lewis, I wrote this for The Hill. Please understand that the Hon. Rep. Lewis needs no help from me. His record speaks for itself, but this is become a reflex on my part, and I promise I’m scattering …
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That time my manhood was questioned on Twitter
I’ve made no secret that I’m an asshole on Twitter. I don’t precisely revel in it, but I do accept that when one lives by the sword, one dies by the sword. I have a few rules of engagement, though. I limit my name-calling as much as possible to public figures (I know even that’s …
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A renewal of moral seriousness
(Even as I type that headline, I just came off of Twitter suggesting that all that’s left for Mr. Trump to do is to shit himself and exit right…so this is me trying to redeem my own soul.) David Gushee writes at Religion News Service: I think we have good reason to be anxious about …
Here how we can fix the safety net, just a little
(And have a big impact). From the wonderful Talk Poverty, we need: More flexible funding for parents who face multiple barriers to economic success Better coordination among programs meant to aid the disenfranchised More accessible services that meet families where they are And thanks, Alison, for letting me steal this from you on Twitter.
An incredible read from Dana Schwartz:
After Candidate Drumpf’s tweeted an anti-Hillary Clinton graphic that included a Star of David over the weekend, Dana Schwartz wrote this. It’s worth the read. And, if you’re interested, here’s the inside story of that essay. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Candidate Drumpf would be comfortable with Nazi imagery. He is, after all, …
Donald Trump hates the media
He also spends 3.5 times more tweets on the media than he does on big-ticket, big policy issues. He’s also a Negative Nellie. You can read more here, from Zachary Crockett, at Vox, who spent months analyzing Candidate Drumpf’s Twitter feed.
In which being a turd makes you famous
…but only for a minute. I’m back on early now.
Play your #womancard
I intend, per Candidate Drumpf, to play my woman card by asking for a 21 percent discount on everything I buy, from now until we have pay equity. That, or I’d use my woman card to climb to the top of Corporate America, and start spitting. My friend, Helen Ubiñas, who writes a column for …
The Great Twitter War of 2016
Someone should tell Donald Drumpf that adding an exclamation point doesn’t make it so. Here’s more on the discussion.