NBC did AOC dirty last night.

Last night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared at the Democratic National Convention.  She spoke eloquently and efficiently.  Her words were carefully selected and showed intelligence and compassion. Here’s her nomination speech. "In fidelity and gratitude to a mass peoples' movement working to establish 21st century social, economic, and human rights – including guaranteed health care,…

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The Influence of Teachers…

First off, this blog and its author are supporters of the work of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).  And for a junior House representative to have a chance to speak at the Democratic National Convention … even for a scant minute … that’s big stuff. And by “scant minute,” I mean it.  She’s limited to sixty…

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And the Kamala Harris attacks began in four … three … two …

I think that the conservative media had their anti-Kamala Harris attacks ready at the instant.  The moment that Joe Biden selected her to be his running mate – making Kamala Harris the first black woman on a major party ticket; the first woman of South Asian descent on a major party ticket; the first graduate…

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Apologies that aren’t apologies, 2020 edition (or: New York Strong defeats Florida Man)

By now you might have heard of this.  House representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – you know, the person who beat the odds to defeat a ten-term senator and revitalize New York’s 14th District, has been working hard in her freshman Congress stint, despite the misogyny and unabated vulgarities thrown at her. And recently, she received a…

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Ivanka Trump is no soy bueno

Recently, the owner of the Goya Foods company expressed, at a Presidential press conference, his support for Donald Trump.  The moment he did that, people stopped buying Goya Foods.  There were competing hashtags of #boycottgoya and #buygoya, with other people going into the stores, buying nothing but Goya foods and spices, and then donating the…

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So I am now an official Funko Pop collector…

When the Australian bushfires tore through the Great Southern Land, and the world watched as billions of animals and millions of acres of land were burned to a crisp, the heroes of that time were the Australian firefighters, the ones that did whatever they could to stem back the life-destroying infernos. Think about this.  This…

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Rapist and pedophile Mary Kay Letourneau has died.

It wasn’t an affair.  Let’s get things straight now. Mary Kay Letourneau did NOT “have an affair” with one of her students.  She did not just “engage in sexual relations” with that student.  She raped him.  While he was in sixth grade and she was his teacher. I say this because  Mary Kay Letourneau has…

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A pro golf tournament, sponsored by The Lincoln Project and Meidas Touch…

If you want to see some seriously VICIOUS and ON-POINT anti-Trump videos, you only need to sign up to the Twitter feeds of Medias Touch, a progressive anti-Trump PAC, and The Lincoln Project, a conservative anti-Trump organization. I mean, these potential shorts aren’t just bringing straight fire.  They’re downright nuclear. Example. Putin paid a bounty…

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The day they tore our college’s statue down…

It was a moment that will be forever sealed in my memory.  It changed my thoughts about college and campus life and standing up for a cause.  And while part of me is still disturbed about why the statue was removed, I still have trouble coming to any sort of understanding why this had to…

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