Category Archives: Politics

Let Us Model Honorable Disagreement

If I were a Senator, I would vote AGAINST confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. I dislike the conservative judicial positions he holds, so I was a “NO” early on. Then, the way he handled the accusations of sexual … Continue reading

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Repeating Today’s Big Lie,
or Defending Sessions’ and Trump’s Policy Separating Families

This week’s uproar on separating children from their asylum-seeking parents unpleasantly confirms how far apart on basic morality we are in this country. To me, my Trump-approving friends ignore the imperative of the urgent human needs of the asylum seekers … Continue reading

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Why I Had to March in Pride this Year: #SFPrideResist

I marched in the Pride Parade this week for the first time in many, many years. I needed to. Recent Pride festivals have been all celebration and parties. Great fun! And, a real spectacle for the just-arrived refugees and asylum … Continue reading

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The Trump Revolution I Worry About Most , Part II

Revolutions are caused by frustrated expectations.  Not by grinding poverty or by evil oppression. Historically, people revolt and riot when their expectations are raised and reality doesn’t match what they expect. So, I worry about the United States in the … Continue reading

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The Trump Revolution I Worry About Most , Part I

Revolutions are caused by frustrated expectations.  Not by grinding poverty or by evil oppression. Historically, people revolt and riot when their expectations are raised and reality doesn’t match what they expect. So, I worry about the United States in the … Continue reading

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