Strong women are being targeted even more blatantly than usual

Dear President Trump, Judging from the headlines, it’s a tough time to be an outspoken woman, isn’t it? In the WP alone there’s coverage of three disturbing stories that look to me like bald warnings to women to shut the f*ck up. The most chilling and sad is the murder of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a … Continue reading Strong women are being targeted even more blatantly than usual

The universe seems to have stepped in with extra “be nice” reminders

Dear President Trump, Many moons ago I told you that I programmed my phone so that it plays chimes three times a day that roughly approximate the Muslim prayer times (except for the first thing in the morning and the last one at night since I do my loving-kindness prayers for us all at those … Continue reading The universe seems to have stepped in with extra “be nice” reminders

Contemporary gerrymandering and who counted as people way back when ~ Some serious deja vu

Dear President Trump, You must have done a little happy dance when you saw that your SCOTUS boys came through for you and yours on the gerrymandering case. I got about three pages through Robert’s majority opinion and was feeling so queasy that I had to stop and find Kagan’s dissent. Part of the Roberts-quease … Continue reading Contemporary gerrymandering and who counted as people way back when ~ Some serious deja vu

May we keep speaking up even when no one seems to be listening

Dear President Trump, I’ve mentioned a few times that I’m blogging my letters to you in addition to posting them to your contact page. I don’t think I’ve told you, though, that the WordPress hosting site I use makes it super easy to track the action that individual posts do and don’t get. Maybe it’s … Continue reading May we keep speaking up even when no one seems to be listening