The Rhetoric of Fear: Trump, Deportations, and Demagoguery

I think – I fervently hope – that these tactics and the whole strategy of fear-mongering will fail over time. Our history argues that, in America, the pendulum almost invariably swings back to common sense and tolerance after the fever breaks.

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The Chickens are Roosting

Everything we have feared over the last several years is barreling directly towards us at a fevered pace. Every bad executive order and bill Obama passed (that we had protested and railed against) is now in the arsenal of this tyrannical man-baby.

#MakeHerpesGreatAgain

When you are critical towards one candidate, the argument seems to be that you are somehow supporting the other. Newsflash: I can actually dislike multiple people at once – it’s like a special super power I have. Just because I don’t want herpes doesn’t mean I am looking for some gonorrhea…

Stop Telling Me To Vote!

This election year is by far the most insane spectacle I have ever witnessed in American politics. Radicalism is at an all time high – regardless of political stance – and the “candidates” could possibly be the absolute worst that this nation has to offer. The American people are bombarded with propaganda on a daily basis…

Solidarity With Leslie

As a white woman in America, there are a lot of shitty things that I do not have to endure. In fact, there are probably way too many to list. For one, I don’t have to deal with racism, covert or blatant. Society in general looks at me differently than it does women of color.…

#FreeMilo

For the past few months I have stayed blissfully away from social media, with the exception of YouTube. I still need my regular dose of The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast. Joe understands how to have a show platform that doesn’t involve fear-baiting, race-baiting, and all around angry hate-mongering. While I was blissfully ignorant of the…

My Failed Attempt at Faith 

I wanted to believe in God. I really, really tried. When I was younger, I found it easy to buy into the concept of God, and of Christianity. After 9/11, I thought I was doing the ‘Christian’ thing by joining the military. There was a certain level of ‘holy war’ mentality amongst my kind of…