No Oprah, But Thanks

The mood of the Golden Globe Awards last night was unusual. Most of Hollywood was draped in black, or wore pins that said "Time's Up," in solidarity for the "Me Too" movement. If you've been unplugged for the past four months I'll explain briefly. "Times Up" is what someone should have said to Nicole Kidman, … Continue reading No Oprah, But Thanks

Did I Go Too Far?

I lost some “friends” with my post yesterday. I meant every word I wrote, but I normally filter my thoughts through a colander, yesterday I poured them all in, boiling water and all. I admit, I had been overtaken by rage because, although I expected it to happen, when I saw the news that the … Continue reading Did I Go Too Far?

This is Orange Country

Well Trump fans, I'm calling you out. No more Miss Congeniality here, not today anyway. The tax scam has passed the senate. Are you happy? I think you are, because your limited cognitive ability hasn’t allowed you to understand what just happened. Now the bill will go through the perfunctory step of a GOP majority … Continue reading This is Orange Country

Don’t Get Married

“Courtship is to marriage as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.” ~ William Congreve 1670-1729 *If you are happily married— check in with me tomorrow, when I’ll be ranting about Donald Trump, take today off. To everyone else— Don’t get married. This is the single most valuable piece of advice I offer … Continue reading Don’t Get Married

Donald Trump is a Misogyistic Bully

https://twitter.com/fuctupmind/status/908163011793358848 ‪Good Sunday morning. On this day of worship (more likely he's golfing) for a man still approved by 73% of white evangelicals, Donald Trump-who believes he is entitled to grab women's genitalia (aka/sexual assault), thinks this violent gif of him swinging a golf club, hitting Hillary Clinton in the back with the golf ball, … Continue reading Donald Trump is a Misogyistic Bully

The Anniversary of the 19th Amendment—Women’s Right to Vote

Today, August 26, is "Women's Equality Day." On this day in 1920, after decades of work toward the cause, women secured the right to vote. Today is the anniversary the passing of 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is not to say women are on equal footing in America 97 years later. Those who believe … Continue reading The Anniversary of the 19th Amendment—Women’s Right to Vote