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March’s Debate Party Rules!

March’s Debate Party Rules!

So! I posted this image in Facebook, and one person saw it and said, "But, we have to show up!" I responded by saying, "How do you mean, show up? Show up where?" Then, I went on to clarify further what I meant. The image he was responding to is below... So, here is my...

How We Get There Matters.

How We Get There Matters.

In all things, this is true. Consider overpopulation. Planet Earth would definitely be better off with less humans, but how should we get there? China's one-child policy, India's excessive use of ultrasound technology, birth-control tainted tetanus vaccines showing up...

What It’ll Take to Win, 2020.

What It’ll Take to Win, 2020.

When you evaluate a candidate's capacity to win a general election, your evaluation must take into account the pre-conceived conditions of that race. In 2016, the "pre-conceived condition" of success in the General Election was that $$$ would win the day, and that...

Why Elizabeth Warren Isn’t the Leader America Needs

Why Elizabeth Warren Isn’t the Leader America Needs

As Jim Geraghty writes, "if you’re trying to figure out which Democratic presidential candidate would have the worst shot of beating Trump, one way to look at it is to ask, out of the entire 2020 field, which candidate reminds you of Hillary Clinton the most?" Jim's...

The Intrinsic Trouble with Human Politicians – Part 2

The Intrinsic Trouble with Human Politicians – Part 2

If you haven't read Part 1, please do, because I'm just going to jump right in, without an introduction to catch you up, okay? So...when it comes to how human beings land on the edge of the proverbial "personal/public" knife edge, I would like to point out the three...

The Intrinsic Trouble with Human Politicians – Part 1

The Intrinsic Trouble with Human Politicians – Part 1

No one wants to see a person in power who categorically opposes that which is vital to our life, liberty or pursuit of happiness. Yet, we all will. Every single time we look at an elected representative. Because perfect ideological copies of YOU, there are none.The...

Open Letter to Senator Guy Palumbo, WA State

Open Letter to Senator Guy Palumbo, WA State

Dear Senator Palumbo, I live on Vashon Island, previously West Seattle, and before that Redmond. I have raised my children over the past 20 years, with tremendous attention being paid to every parenting decision, from birth to breastfeeding to vaccines to other areas...

When Will We Stop Trusting Them & Start Being Us?

When Will We Stop Trusting Them & Start Being Us?

What scares me about corporate oligarchy is the repetitive nature of its successes.What worries me about my fellow people is our repetitive failure to protect ourselves.What I wish everyone wanted to prevent, was the combination of these two things. There is a very...