Category Archives: politics

You Make Me So Mad!!

You make me so mad. Yes, you, you know who you are. Don’t act like you don’t know who I’m talking about. Look at me. Look me square in the eye when I’m talking to you, you people who spit cable news spin at me—you of the vitriolic cable news sound bite. I offer up…

Rand Paul Rant

I’ve been stewing over this one since last Tuesday, hoping my need to write it would just pass. I don’t even live in Kentucky anymore. It’s not my issue. I’m expecting plenty of comments saying this is none of my business. I’m an expatriated Kentuckian, living in North Carolina. I’m sure there are those who…

Election Day: Radical Activism

Tomorrow is Election Day. It’s also a school day for my two year-old. He is just in 2 year-old preschool so I don’t think he’ll miss much if he’s a few minutes late due to voting with Mama. He’s gone to vote with me in every election since Mr. Obama was elected President. (He campaigned…

Political Rhetoric and American Jihad

It’s time to talk about violence and American politics. It’s not going to be easy, I know. In order to do this, we should probably agree on a few foundational points from which we can start our discussion. Foundational agreement allows for actual conversation as opposed to what I call “screaming bansheeism,” or the high-pitched…