#WheresMitch – AOC – #fightlikeagirl

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.

One of my (secret) Theme Scenes

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 what, now? How long has it been? I can answer that. It has been eleven years and eleven months. My foxholes I no longer dig…

Nobody Wanted to Take Us In: Lizzy Ratner in The Nation and on Democracy Now

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 Story of Jared Kushner’s Family, and Mine in The Nation where she is a Senior Editor. The piece begins: In my aunt’s house, in the bedroom…

justice

**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 and the Course of History.” (as an aside i apparently seem done with capitalization. we’ll see if that changes. Okay. Fuck. Oh, well, it was worth…

make the world glass

  fight like a girl we hear everyone saying instead of an insult the hope of all nations      

Ethan2Wild (WARNING: Spoiler Alert)

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 play dead. Sometimes, that’s the only play. Sometimes you have to wander in the desert. But it is true that all who wander are not…