politics

Why PBS matters.

I might have addressed this issue before, the last time a poitician suggested that funding PBS was a was of…

Non-Apologies

I wanted to comment about Rep Todd Akin, but so many people already have. What he initially said is offensive…

Forced Vaginal Ultrasounds: An open letter.

Dear Politicans of the United States (and the People Who Vote for Them) There have been a lot of bills…

Child Slavery, and What Real Men Do.

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have become involved in the fight to end child slavery. They released a series of…

Mike Huckabee needs to think first.

Twice in the span of a week, Mike Huckabee has said some crazy things. First, Mike Huckabee criticized Natalie Portman’s…

Boycotts, Gay Rights, Soapbox time?

Recently, a friend of mine posted that he was boycotting Chick-Fil-A for their direct involvement in groups supporting bans on…

Quick thoughts on the ACA repeal attempt.

I was going to post at length about the Affordable Care Act, but I’ll just sum it up with this:…

Copy/paste, or do something?

I still use Facebook. Many of my friends jumped ship the last time they changed their privacy agreements, but I…

Things need to change.

I’m sure like most of the US, this weekend I was following news from the Tucson shooting. I was born…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The latest effort to end Don’t Ask Don’t Tell stalled in Congress today. Conservatives and anti-gay groups will tell you…