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February 23, 2017


      You argue with Republicans. You punch Nazis. Illiberal times call for illiberal actions. The plea from some progressives to defend decorum while our institutions are systematically disassembled is under...

February 19, 2017

The best way to engage Republicans around the Trump issue is through a conversation of morality. Trump enthusiasts are best left alone or confronted with power. If they are still excited about the bonfire this sociopath is making of our democracy, they are arsonists....

February 13, 2017

I learned early on in my recovery from addiction that the only thing I can really change is me. I learned later, as I struggled with significant mental health issues, that even changing oneself is an exercise in limitation.

Of course, this doesn’t stop me from attemptin...

February 11, 2017

I found an old tweet from the election today. “I’ll take the cynical technocrat over the racist nihilist.”

I still would. The breathtaking incompetence of this administration and the sinister prioritization of petty, punitive measures is nothing short of a disaster. But...

December 29, 2016

The Petty Tyrant's version of Christianity. 

December 13, 2016

I remember the excitement that would come with getting everything arranged so I could get high. The anticipation of relief was more addictive than the intoxication itself. The intoxication was messy. Blackouts, shame, withdrawal, scrapes with the law, all of that stuff...

December 9, 2016

Every once in a while, my brain tells me that I should off myself. It’s not like it is a surprise, being that it is generally the bottom of a months-long descent into depressive garbage, but as familiar as I am with this deal, feeling suicidal is terribly unnerving. Ac...

December 7, 2016

The religious right never was very interested in Christianity, in fact, their roots were in protecting segregation.