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January 2018

Don’t know much about history?

[The subject of HISTORY and the whitewashing of American textbooks was recently broached on my Facebook home thread, and I decided to respond. Needless to say, there went my morning… but I’ve decided to spare Facebook and my innocent friend, rightfully concerned about the expurgation of the Trail of Tears from an unnamed middle-school textbook. IOW, this diatribe is for you,… Read More »Don’t know much about history?

Giving up…

Great conversation with the love of my life, Jennifer Teguia, last night — totally done with activism, now that it’s clear that the right and “left” are interchangeable, identical, equally fascist. Enjoy your McCarthyism, you hate-filled dupes. Keep overlooking the genocide of Arab Muslims perpetrated by Bill Clinton, “Dubya,” and Barack Obama. To date, George W. Bush is the all-time… Read More »Giving up…

Childless by choice

Last month, my niece (27) asked me why I never had children of my own, since I obviously love kids and have made a priority of involving myself in the lives of my sisters’ children. Aside from dumb luck — and a lot of birth control — in the early goings, I’ve allowed my fears about the future, ultimately, to… Read More »Childless by choice

The Caterpillar from “Alice in Wonderland” Confronts America

WHO ARE YOU, AMERICA? Over the three presidencies before Trump’s (two of them Democratic) MILLIONS of Arab Muslims — and millions of mostly unmentioned others — were wittingly sacrificed on the altar of Shock Doctrine (neo-fascist) economics, led aggressively (and largely unilaterally) by the United States of America, which has been swinging its muscular arms at the world like an enraged… Read More »The Caterpillar from “Alice in Wonderland” Confronts America