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About those tax returns, Mr. Putin…
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About those tax returns, Mr. Putin…

​Americans of conscience are nowhere NEAR done with our work. Next stop: The Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee.(https://waysandmeans.house.gov/subcommittee/full-committee/) Flynn’s exit does make us a little safer. But the man in the Oval Office is still more unhinged by the day, and his two top advisors are still white supremacists with a … Continue reading

Of COURSE property destruction is violence.
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Of COURSE property destruction is violence.

​Assertions that destruction of property is not “real” violence are offensive. That is a simpleminded excuse, made by people unwilling to address the question of when violence is justifiable. No one who has been intimidated by racist graffiti or vandalism, or by a domestic abuser breaking cherished possessions to ensure compliance,  would agree that destruction … Continue reading

I’m sorry.
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I’m sorry.

Inspired by Robert Reich, I take up a courtesy two months overdue to friends and family–to all decent people–abroad:  I apologize.  I am sorry. Your world is much less safe, much more fragile and chaotic, because of the American president. I do not follow him, but he rules this country. There was a time he … Continue reading