Can you believe that we now have clashing contradicting lies and deceptions used to prove lies true? We have truly entered the Twilight Zone. Man, this shit has gotten pretty crazy.
On Thanksgiving, Al Franken offered another written “apology,” which wasn’t an apology, but a cop out. By not owning up to his behavior, he is not providing leadership to help us cope with these recurring accusations of sexual harassment instead he’s following that well worn path of denial.
In order for Al Franken to save his senate seat, he must give a complete accounting for all of his sexual transgressions before another accuser goes public. He’s got to just come clean about it all. And, then maybe he can remain in the senate.
Al Franken’s story really gives some insight into the mind of the groper. And, the reactions of his accusers may help men understand the problem with the groping and sexual harassment.
‘He Was Masturbating… I Felt Like Crying’: What Housekeepers Endure To Clean Hotel Rooms — Huffington Post
I am convinced it is ALL MEN who are sexual predators. This article really demonstrates that every man has power over some woman, and once it is there, if other conditions are right, will use it for his own sexual gratification.
Michelle Obama was so wise and wholesome, and these words reflect every bit of that. Again and again, the Obamas make me want to be a better person.
Why do evangelical Christians continue to support Roy Moore? Why do liberals and progressive now question Al Franken? Our collective intelligence dictates our responses to both of these scandals and more.
Social Dominance Theory diagnoses our political divide and it offers a solution. Let’s try it out on our gun violence problem to see how it works!
While it lacks the snarky, sarcasticky, and profaney extras that it would have had had I wrote it, it is still worth reading for its information and its thoughtfulness: how the fuck did we get here?
A 7-2 conservative split on the Supreme Court should terrify every liberal leaning American, but it didn’t in 2016 at least not enough to vote for Clinton. Now, we have one last chance to get it right or we watch 80 years of progressive achievements evaporate as if they never happened.
We are drowning in cynicism! Cynicism is toxic. It kills motivation. It turns people against each other. It stops conversation. It erodes trust. Cynicism is killing our democracy!
Social Media connects us and helps us organize, but it also traps us in a false sense of accomplishment stopping us from taking more direct and effective action. #HashTag+ From now on, no social media posts without direct action.
I love it that the biggest audience of a beauty pageant are men who already have a low level of empathy towards women.