Book Reveiw: Stupid White Men by Michael Moore – When I Read This in 2004 I Knew We Were in Big Trouble

I’ve used to state that I really don’t consider myself a liberal; more of a middle-of-the-roader with distinctly left leanings at times. Sixteen yearsafter first reading this book, I’m proud to now call myself a Liberal with some Libertarian leanings. If I needed any reassurance of that position, it came with the book Stupid WhiteContinue reading “Book Reveiw: Stupid White Men by Michael Moore – When I Read This in 2004 I Knew We Were in Big Trouble”

“Both Parties Are the Same” is an Excuse for Lazy People

I have very few friends anymore who are Trump supporters. That’s deliberate. Trump and his followers are generally bad for my mental health. I have enough anxiety for my entire family – I don’t need to add more on top of it. I have concerns about the ACA going away for a number of reasons,Continue reading ““Both Parties Are the Same” is an Excuse for Lazy People”

Corona Virus Diaries: October 17, 2020

Here we are, more than midway through the month of October in the year we can’t wait till it ends. I’m counting down the days until November 3rd and seeing what shakes out from that, then hopefully to the end of the year. I have tentative travel plans from now through March of 2021 andContinue reading “Corona Virus Diaries: October 17, 2020”

Thoughts For September 19, 2020

Fall has come to Northern New England; a little earlier than usual. I don’t know if it’s the smoke from the wildfires cooling it off sooner, or the effects of the moderate drought we’re in, but the leaves are changing fast. I think by next week we’ll be close to peak color in a lotContinue reading “Thoughts For September 19, 2020”

Calling Out Misogyny on the Internet

I’ve written before about misogyny on my old blog. Along with racism, it’s one of the scourges of our modern times. Just as many racists will swear up and down they aren’t racist, many men can’t see their misogyny when it’s out there on display. People seem to lack the self-awareness to consider how theyContinue reading “Calling Out Misogyny on the Internet”