Category Archives: 2012 Presidential Election

One Giant Pile of Poo.

I’ve decided that in the grand scope of life, this one Presidential Election isn’t going to make or break us. Indeed – life will go on after the polls close on November 6, 2012. I believe what we must ask ourselves is … Continue reading

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How do Gays and Lesbians talk to Republicans?

As a woman who will be turning the age of 60 in less than a month, one would think I would have a fine grasp on my life, wouldn’t one? And as an out and activist lesbian who writes a weekly column, … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Las Vegas.

I wonder if the people who go to Las Vegas know that the United States is facing an economical challenge. I also wonder if they know and understand that people are not supposed to have money to burn. I only … Continue reading

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Is it Politics or is it Prejudice?

This election is one of these moments in time when you have to look yourself in the mirror and ask the reflection you see just what it is you believe in. You have to ask yourself if you want to … Continue reading

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No Political Party Will Ever Regulate Love.

No matter who gets elected in November – no matter who makes the laws – no matter what religious zealots say; there is no one on the face of this earth, or any other earth, who will ever be able … Continue reading

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To my son Brendan; don’t give up your voice. Please vote. Love, Mom

Our son informed us last night that he wasn’t going to vote in November.  Apparently he’s disgusted with everything and everyone, and he’s just not voting. I could see Susan’s head start to explode and then I saw her change her tactics … Continue reading

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Hate is Easy. Love Takes Courage.

I saw those two sentences  in an article I was reading this morning, and I suddenly understood why folks are so hateful.  It’s easy.  It doesn’t take a whole lot of brain power to go from; “My life sucks: to: “I’m going blame ________ (fill in the … Continue reading

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