Vote for people who believe in your right to vote.Continue reading “Don’t miss out: VOTE TODAY”
It’s two weeks until Election Day here in the USA. In some states, early voting is underway. Or vote-by-mail ballots have been delivered and need to be returned soon. Or there’s two weeks to make plans for in-person voting.Continue reading “Vote!”
Distant views of Mt Fuji on this next stage of the virtual trek.Continue reading “Virtual Japan: Shimosuwa”
For the very first time ever my country just took a legal right away from its citizens.
Just ruled that was happens to some people’s bodies is allowed to be under state control.Continue reading “Blind rage”
Look, costs have gone up. You see it, I see it. And I have friends who run small businesses who are having to raise their product prices.Continue reading “Inflation!”
I can’t believe we even have to hear discussion of this. Of course you can have an impeachment trial and yes, you can impeach an official who has already left office.
That’s why there’s NOT ONLY a “remove from office” option but ALSO a “permanently block from serving” option.Continue reading “Try it, or it was a trial run”
A note from real life. As many of you know, usually, I write ahead and I post on a delay, so the post I planned for today was out of joint with events here in the USA.Continue reading “After the coup attempt”
It might continue to be a fight with groundless cases brought forward to delay the inevitable, or maybe he’ll pick up his toys, arrange whatever ill-begotten pardons he intends, wrap up whatever mass shredding exercise is going on, and start his next adventure.
Yeah. We’ll see.
There is a temptation to celebrate, to put this chapter behind us with relief, to lay our hopes in a bright future and congratulate ourselves on disasters averted, to mock those who feel this as a loss as they actively mocked those of us who grieved in 2016.*Continue reading “What we make room for”
I have moments when I wonder if the end is nigh.
2020 has felt like a dumpster fire.
A giant game of Calamity Bingo. Continue reading “Is 2020 less a dumpster fire than a magnifying glass?”
Maybe it’s the moderate in me, but I tend to be of two minds about things I see people say on social media.
Example 1: people express (without comment in what sense) that they are “more afraid of my rights being infringed upon, than of the coronavirus,”
Yes and No. Continue reading “Of two minds. Or maybe three.”