Between Speaker Pelosi’s State of the Union snub and freshman Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez on the hunt for Senate Majority Leader in-hiding Mitch McConnell I’d say Trump is learning the hard way what it means to fight like a girl. Or at least what it means to have your ass handed to you by them.
Now, back to the focus. Which is not the queen, not at first, not yet. She is not in space. She is on a board and there is not a single square she can not occupy. So we know all that. That’s cursory for now.
Like “Extraordinary Machine” is my theme song, I have secretly cherished one, 27 second scene from Braveheart and never ceased to see it and hear it in my mind. For … Continue reading One of my (secret) Theme Scenes
Frontiero v. Richardson Advocates Joseph J. Levin, Jr. Argued the cause for the appellants Samuel Huntington Argued the cause for the appellees Ruth Bader Ginsburg for American Civil Liberties Union, … Continue reading SCOTUS: Justice Ginsburg was a trailblazer of women’s rights as an advocate in early ’70’s
Nobody Wanted to Take Us In Lizzy Ratner was interviewed by Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh on Democracy Now! today about her beautifully written and powerful piece, Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: The … Continue reading Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: Lizzy Ratner in The Nation and on Democracy Now
**For those uninterested in my alterations on the game of chess or other random free-flowing thoughts and want only to skip straight to changing the world, scroll down to “Justice … Continue reading justice
If you haven’t watched it, watch it. If you have watched it, watch it again.
fight like a girl we hear everyone saying instead of an insult the hope of all nations
Spoiler Alert: Let me tell you how this story ends. Well, not how, exactly; that will follow. It’s called the rope-a-dope. It’s called “SAY MY NAME!” Sometimes you have to … Continue reading Ethan2Wild (WARNING: Spoiler Alert)