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

Oregon’s exclusion laws weren’t part of the state history curriculum

Dear President Trump, Have you ever been to Oregon? My brother told me the other day that you’re planning a rally there soon; he’d very much like to be in another state when you’re there. A cursory Google search using the words “Trump” and “Oregon” shows that you visited Oregon in 2016 and that you … Continue reading Oregon’s exclusion laws weren’t part of the state history curriculum

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

Patently unfit

Dear President Trump, Yesterday, not two hours after teasing about today’s letter including unicorns, Laura and I went and got pedicures at a new salon where the décor is dominated by unicorns. Seriously. They have large pictures of white, sparkly unicorns prancing in fantastical super-saturated colorful settings adorning the walls of the salon. It was … Continue reading Patently unfit