Category Archives: Politics

My political views and why I hold them.

Open Thread Thursday: Women’s Suffrage

It’s another installment of our Award Winning series Open Thread Thursday! This week, Women’s Suffrage. Read on to learn more! Women’s suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. Beginning in the late 19th century, besides women working … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Women’s History Month

Last month was Black History Month in the United States and I dropped the ball in recognizing that. So, in order to avoid being the bumbling fool I am for a second straight month, I present today’s Open Thread Thursday … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

It’s another Open Thread Thursday! I really should’ve done this one sooner, as February is Black History Month. Apologies all around for dropping the ball on this. Today’s topic: the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center! The African-American Research Library … Continue reading

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Fear and the Working Man

Fear is a powerful motivator. It can keep us safe, surely, but it also holds us back. Fear can stop us from attaining our goals or living our lives as proudly as we wish. Don’t get me wrong, fear has … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Coronavirus

It’s Thursday! Which means it’s time for OPEN THREAD THURSDAY! This week’s topic: coronavirus! Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections which are typically mild including the … Continue reading

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Concerned World Citizen

I’m a concerned world citizen. Sure, I am an American (don’t hold that against me, please) but I’m also a citizen of the world, a member of the human species, and quite concerned about the state of the world as … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Scared Transgirl, Part One

I’ve never been out in public dressed as my female self, except for one time at a party. I was stared at and made fun of the whole time I was there. Ironically, the majority of the party goers were … Continue reading

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The American Finale: 2016 Edition

The series finale of the United States of America is tomorrow night. I hope it’s a good one and they resolve all those hanging story lines. “Loose ends make my ass itch,” just like Sgt. Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz) in … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Things

So much is going on in the world, right now. ISIS. The US presidential election, climate change, Aleppo, the Kardashians are still somehow popular, and other calamitous happenings. It’s hard to know where to point your attention in the cacophony … Continue reading

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Topics: Jenna Talackova, Celebrity Deaths, Obama Comes Out

Sometimes it irritates me to no end that I cannot come up with anything to say. With all that’s going on in the world, the good and the bad, you’d think I’d have something to say about it. JENNA TALACKOVA … Continue reading

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