Defund the Police.

I was recently at a Roll for Justice rally in support of Black Lives Matter. The speaker said, and I am paraphrasing, “People are mad about us protesting, rioting, burning buildings. Have any of them thought about how they would feel to be descended from people who were bought, mutilated, raped, and murdered without consequence?” … More Defund the Police.

Stop Making Kids Pledge Their Allegiance To The Flag.

At the very beginning of every single school day, students are asked to pledge their allegiance to the flag of the United States, and acknowledge the existence of a god in doing so. My informal argument for why this is problematic follows. We teach students, or at least we ought to, to take their words … More Stop Making Kids Pledge Their Allegiance To The Flag.

“A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking

Juneteenth I just finished reading “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking. The amount of information this slim book contains is staggering. I’m really grateful it’s in a book, actually, since my brain struggles to retain anything books are where I keep most of my information.  The book touches on many subjects that fit … More “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking

Rename Thurston County

Please sign and share! https://www.change.org/p/washington-state-senate-thurston-county-must-be-renamed It is time to rename Thurston County. This name gives honor Samuel R. Thurston, a virulent racist who demonized Blacks and Native Americans. Thurston worked tirelessly to strip the Native Americans of their rights to their ancestral homelands. He was a hero to the white invaders of the land, writing … More Rename Thurston County

Or was it the word ‘feckless’ that was the problem?

Here’s the deal, calling a person a cunt is rude, and it definitely isn’t fair to vaginas to insult people by calling them one. For so many reasons, it is not a progressive term to use. However, there is a substantial difference between referring to a two faced, lying, hypocritical, racism and misogyny enabling piece … More Or was it the word ‘feckless’ that was the problem?