Posts Tagged 'democrats'

The Election That Fear Built

Okay. It isn’t funny anymore. I’ve been feeling kinetic. Manic. My anxiety is tangible; it drips down my fingers like the juice from a recently peeled orange. I stick to the table with it. I have energy but I can’t move. It’s either the election making me feel this way or this sick case of PMS I got. I could just be… Read More »

Planned Parenthood: Battle of the Babies

Planned Parenthood: Battle of the Babies

I also wanted to call this piece, “Why Arguing About Abortion Rights Allows Politicians to Fuck You (And Make You Keep the Baby),” but I thought that ran a little long. As evidenced by my last post, I’m very tired of abortion. I’m not tired of having them – god no – I’m just tired of hearing people argue against them. I think… Read More »

Kim Davis: The Religious Right’s New Jesus

We officially have a new martyr for the political-Christian cause, ladies and gentlemen; Kim Davis, the Kentucky court clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses for gay couples, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling telling her she must do so, as defined by her job description. But listen guys. Before you judge her too harshly for workplace incompetence or, like,… Read More »

Fox News Forgets! But I Remember…

It all started with Megyn Kelly and her damn period. Wait, that’s not it. It started with a Fox News debate. Start isn’t the right word. There’s nothing new going no here, just fresh stories. The tsunami of bullshit and misdirection has merely continued on as scheduled, though with slightly blonder hair. It all continued, as it will, with Megyn Kelly… Read More »

Freddie Gray and Fox News: “Up to No Good”

Sometimes when things are really sad and hurtful, and the world feels like it’s crushed under the weight of its own injustices, it helps to focus on some humor. It doesn’t help when the humor is coming from the news. I’m talking, of course, about the coverage of the Baltimore riots and the shockingly violent and mysterious death of Freddie… Read More »

Should Voting be Compulsory?

It’s Monday and the one thing I’m looking forward to today is my impending appointment with a new psychiatrist. So. This week is gonna be great. Just so great. The good thing about psychiatrist appointments is that I will be totally sane and fit to perform my duties as a citizen of the United States. As a side note, I… Read More »