Dear Readers: As I pondered what to cover in the blog today, I remembered that as a good steward of the Earth, I am compelled to recycle as often as possible, and my duties extend not only to papers and…
(Illustration courtesy of Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and all-around political genius Jack Ohman)
I don’t know about you, but I have had enough of this presidential race.
The GOP apparently has too, because they contacted me this morning to ask if I’d consider a third-party run against their presumptive nominee. I’ve accepted, but on the condition that Archie the Drunken Chihuahua be my running mate.
“Of course!” they said. “We were actually hoping you would give him the top of the ticket…”
Don’t let the word count scare you. This is a fun one so grab some coffee and settle in!
I’m finding this election season unbearable. I’ve found myself raging against people on social media over two specific issues:
Donald Trump and Planned Parenthood.
I have been shocked that some people I know support Trump and are rabidly anti-Planned Parenthood. Their ignorance has made me question communicating with them at all.
But that’s not my question, my question is how to handle “fights” on social media over delicate political matters?
I received an email a few days ago from a woman in North Carolina who has been reading me since almost the day I began. She said tuning in to the words I write (nearly) every day is one of her favorite activities and she was very grateful I am doing what I’m doing.
Yes, I advised she seek help and a more interesting existence immediately.
Late last night and early this morning I found myself pondering the concept of “loyalty” within the context of friendship.