Tag Archive for United States

Trump supporters threaten the kids of Newsweek reporter

Journalist exposed his shady business dealings Shortly after I wrote an article for Newsweek about how Donald Trump’s business interests could undermine national security should he be elected president, one of his supporters assaulted me. He used the internet to do it. Throughout my adulthood, I have never made a secret of the fact that…

Trump Thinks He Won The Hofstra Debate

This is expected for a man living in his own reality So, there was an image that had been Tweeted by Donald Trump this morning that was probably the biggest “WTF” moment of his entire campaign. Why? Because up until the Hofstra debate, the only people who really were listening to Trump were Trump supporters.…

Major Insurers Pulling Out Of ACA Exchanges

Guess who is to blame for this? Remember all those horror stories before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law? Tens of millions of people could not afford health care, or were denied health care due to a pre-existing condition? I remember them, mainly because I was one of them before I got Medicare.…

When Did You Choose To Be Heterosexual?

Think that question is ridiculous? If I hear the term “gay lifestyle” one more time, I am going to scream. I’d say that I’d pull the hair out of my head, but… This issue should be a no-brainer. After all, it takes only a couple clicks on Google to get good, solid, and reliable information…

Recapping The 2016 DNC

By Starshadow Okay, my thoughts on the DNC. Speeches were all good and all on point. Senator Clinton isn’t the greatest speech-maker usually but she upped her game last night. She spoke at length but I was never looking at the clock except to check when it was my cat’s feeding time. BTW, my cat…

We Cannot Let Trump Win The Presidency

You thought is acceptance speech was scary? It’s not the Republican voters that will usher in a neo-facist, racist, anti-science, anti-SOCAS, nationalist separatist, inexperienced, intellectually retarded, buffoon of a demagogue into the highest office in the nation. Yes, as expected, the Republican voters will outnumber Democrats, which normally wouldn’t be a problem in this election…

Thoughts From an Unapologetic Smoker

A Rant by Troy Boyle The world was mine from 1978 to 2001. That’s when everything changed. From the time I was twelve years old until I was thirty-five. I was comfortable. I did what I pleased. I enjoyed my life. Then the world changed, I suppose for the better, and I no longer had…

The Establishment Clause is Freedom

Founders wanted church and state separated “[Our] principles [are] founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.” – Thomas Jefferson There has been much written about the Founding Fathers and their religious views, but in spite of what the actual history is, and regardless of what the gaggle of Conservative politicians and our pastors…

In Defense of LGBT Marriage Equality

Truthfully, this shouldn’t even be necessary The short of it is that the only ‘agenda’ the LGBT community has is to achieve social acceptance, and to gain the same civil rights that every American enjoys. This was the goal of the Suffragettes, and the goal of those who marched for civil rights in the sixties…