The GOP, Ex-Con Family Values

In 299 days, if we manage to have a fair election, free from Russian hacking and GOP gerrymandering, where there was red there will be a sea of blue. More women are running for Congress than ever before in history, 353 this year. Won’t it be refreshing to see women debating women's healthcare, rather than … Continue reading The GOP, Ex-Con Family Values

Trump Wants Your Personal Information

Donald Trump, the president who won't let you see his tax returns, wants your name, birthday, the last four digits in your Social Security number, as well as your voting history dating back to 2006. Why? One of the many executive orders Trump signed in May was to establish a commission to "promote fair and … Continue reading Trump Wants Your Personal Information

Paper Ballots and #2 Pencils

During a long hearing on Wednesday, cybersecurity officials of the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee.  In addition to confirming what we already knew— Russia waged a cyber war against us in the 2016 presidential election in attempt to guarantee a Trump win, we also … Continue reading Paper Ballots and #2 Pencils

Take Affordable out of The Affordable Care Act and…The Republican Bill

After much anticipation, we finally have, in our arthritic hands, the proposed bill House Republicans have tirelessly worked on- their answer to the Affordable Care Act. The American Health Care Act (creative), eliminates affordability as the title suggests. The bill is an answered prayer for rich, healthy twenty year olds everywhere. Of course it can't … Continue reading Take Affordable out of The Affordable Care Act and…The Republican Bill

Help Me Siri…

Plain and simple: Today is as cold as a Scotsman's chimney, and my car won't start. As always, when faced with a crisis I turn to Siri for help. What does Siri tell me today? "Okay Lydia love, here's what I've found:" (yes my Siri is a British man who calls me Lydia love- so what?) … Continue reading Help Me Siri…

Cubs Win! What’s Left?

As is evidenced in this viral photo of Bill Murray, emotions ran high last night. Today hungover Cubs fans everywhere are trying to process what happened. "When the Cubs win the World Series" has long been synonymous with "When Hell freezes over." So now what? Where do we go from here? What is there left … Continue reading Cubs Win! What’s Left?