Give Me Birth Control or Give Me Death!

Wait, I don’t think I have the title quite right. I know name calling and ridiculing those who disagree with me isn’t the most effective way of conveying my own position. I usually believe that a certain amount of civility should accompany … Continue reading

Hashtagging Terror

First, there was the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Signs were posted by everyone, including Michelle Obama. The hashtag crowd has since tired of the problems in Nigeria and moved on to the latest cause celeb.  Sadly, on June 13th, #BringBackOurBoys was created in response to … Continue reading

But I Had the Right-of-Way

For those of us who grew up in America suburbia, summer meant riding bikes with friends all day on unlimited paved streets, parking lots and sidewalks. There weren’t any rules. We would ride our bikes in the middle of the … Continue reading

America: Do Not Disturb

America abandoned itself.  We’re no longer a country that operates on the foundational principles that sustained us since our founding.  We’re ruled by men, not by law, and most Americans don’t seem to care.  The constitutional crisis of the executive … Continue reading

The US, Eastern Europe & Russia: Déjà vu All Over Again – again

“Ukraine is a regional matter.” “We (the US) don’t have a dog in this fight.” “Putin just wants to protect ethnic Russians.” “The people of Crimea want to be part of Russia.” “Putin will be content with the Crimea.” I … Continue reading