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What does it feel like living abroad in unpresidented times?

I can only speak for myself, but I feel alone. People here are freaking out about Brexit. Someone who I want to be friends with said that Trump is 4 years, 8 years max (it sounds like a prison sentence: … Continue reading

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To my friends grieving over Justice Scalia’s death

Dear friends, I’m sorry for your loss. If you’ll accept the condolences of this bleeding heart tree hugger. Justice Scalia and I didn’t always see eye to eye (though I agreed with him in Kelo v. New LondonĀ and Kyllo v. … Continue reading

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Explanation of certain terms

Politically correct–describing an action to include or not offend a historically oppressed minority that makes me feel bad about myself and is therefore wrong and must be stopped because I’m not a historically oppressed minority and I pretend I don’t … Continue reading

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The Separation of Church and Hate

And here’s another great post: Now, I realize that there are many many Christians and Christian organizations that do good for their fellow man, that reserve judgment to their God and their God alone, and that tolerate and respect other … Continue reading

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The danger of thinking he can’t really win the election.

I don’t want to say too much because I don’t want to distract from Alexandra’s message (as I think I may have done in my comments). This post is excellent. If it’s tl;dr, the picture really says it all, but … Continue reading

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Go vote.

I don’t care who you vote for, but go vote. Actually, that’s not true. I do care who you vote for. I would prefer that you vote for Obama, in support of marriage equality, against tax breaks for casinos, etc., … Continue reading

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Victims for Todd Akin

Seriously, what the shit? Todd Akin has a political ad that is pretty much “I had an abortion. I was raped. And I support Todd Akin.” Oh, ok. Since one rape survivor is voting for Akin (for reasons unexplained in … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday: a Halloween costume

As I said earlier, on Halloween we went to my kid’s school’s Halloween parade and saw all the kids in their costumes and it was adorable. But of course, there was one costume that was not so adorable. My kid … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake

  I don’t think Mitt Romney is a bad person; I think he’s out of touch. I don’t mean out of touch in the $10,000 bet way. I mean in the he doesn’t know how things work way. I think … Continue reading

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I’m “absolutely not” a feminist. I’m a [feminist].

How many times do we have to say this? Seriously, who is putting it out there that the definition feminist is something ridiculous like someone who doesn’t brush her teeth or shower regularly? What exactly do you think a feminist … Continue reading

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