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I’ve been thinking about the term “moderate” because lately, I’ve been failing to self-moderate. (For those following along with my post categories, I placed this in “tarot” because it is a meditation on Temperance as much as a recounting of political exploits over the past few days.) I deactivated my Facebook account for this reason,…… Continue reading Moderate in 2017, part 2
Guys, I want to explain something, albeit 17 years late: When I started wearing black as the dominant staple in my wardrobe, back in 7th grade, my classmates speculated tirelessly about the reasons. It was a boring town. Yet even then in the early naughts, I suspect they could have found something better to do…… Continue reading Confessions of a Grade School Goth
I am a moderate. I think I was raised moderate, which is less interesting than being raised liberal or conservative. My mother is an independent. My father is a conservative, but dude surprises me sometimes. He’s not exactly open, but he’s not exactly closed. When he’s open, sometimes I’m surprised that he disagrees with me (for instance:…… Continue reading Moderate in 2017
This is a quick note for Arizonans to watch this guy and find someone to take his seat ASAP. I disagree with him, and I frown upon his unresponsiveness to constituents, but I have a few observations about his self-congratulatory newsletters: His language is polished and statesmanlike. He cites stakeholders, and takes a soothing “I’ve…… Continue reading Sen Jeff Flake
My boyfriend’s grammie just turned 90 years old. I met her a couple of summers ago, when I went with him on his annual family trip to the beach. She gets nervous on the highway, so she rode in the car with me and I made sure to drive like a model citizen. We listened…… Continue reading Labels and absolutes, part 1
http://5calls.org From their About page: 5 Calls does the research for each issue, determining out which representatives are most influential for which topic, collecting phone numbers for those offices and writing scripts that clearly articulate a progressive position. You just have to call. Are we not covering an issue we should be? Please reach out.…… Continue reading My new home page