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What your vote meant: An open letter to family & friends who voted Republican in 2016

I’m amazed I got to 46, had the life experiences I’ve had, and still managed to be that hopeful and optimistic. Then November 8, 2016 happened. Now, I just feel betrayed.


What’s on Order: Safe, Sane, and Consensual Political Discourse, Taking a Lesson from the Sex-Positive, Kink Community

My problem: How do I have these difficult political conversations without turning into a rage beast or having a panic attack? My solution is to borrow some wisdom from the kinkier side of the bedroom.

What’s on order for the week of 4/10/2017: Syria, Russia, and the UNFP or Using Horrible Events to Cover Up Horrible Actions

Another week, another shot at the GOP shell game. While we were mourning the dead in Syria (rightfully so) and ogling the “rocket’s red glare” of those 59 Tomahawks (come on people, didn’t we get enough of nighttime missile launch shots in 2003?), the GOP was busy.

The Main Course for the Week of 4/3/2017: Intervention in Yemen, The War Powers Act, and the U.S. Constitution.

The Trump Administration has been asked to commit the U.S. to an UAE-led military operation. A bipartisan group of Senators have drafted a letter to President Trump urging him to seek authorization from Congress before committing the U.S. to a military operation in Yemen, per the Defense Secretary’s request.

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