Tag Archives: politics
The New Racism
I’ve understood the new system for a number of years now, but I’ve never experienced it so directly. It might have been demoralizing, except for a few kind words of support from a person I’d never spoken to before.
Is the Affordable Care Act Affordable?
There has been quite a response as Republicans attempt to address various shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act. (Disclaimer: I’m strictly non-partisan and pretty much sour on both parties.) Amid the many complaints, The Oregonian put up a splashy headline … Continue reading
“Westboro Baptist Church targets Taylor Swift,” the headline read. The article had a flavor of outrage, and rightly so. Fred Phelps, WBC’s leader and tireless purveyor of damnation, is at it again. This time, as chronicled by Pop Spy’s Jennifer O’Dell, … Continue reading