A Woman on the Bus: A Political Allegory

“Bus Club Members only get seats,” he says. “But don’t worry, we’ll get you where you’re going safe and sound. Just grab a handle and remain standing.” 

How to Kill a Government

There is no brutality, no unethical behavior, no vile proclamation that this administration will be shamed by. There is no LBJ in the White House. This government is shameless now and forever.

Protest Matters. Protest Works. That’s Why So Many Keep Saying It Doesn’t.

These pundits and politicians who are so cynical about efforts to resist the racist, sexist, xenophobic, oligarchical, anti-science, anti-intellectual and repressive policies of this government are the Grima Wormtongues of the world, endlessly whispering into our ears their corrosive advice to surrender, or to wait, or to just walk away from confrontation.

Without Disruption, Protest Isn’t Protest At All

Disruptive displays, disruptive acts, disruptive efforts are absolutely required in order to fight injustice. Why? Because disruptive public acts – and there are plenty to choose from – show that individuals and large groups of individuals are openly advocating protest. These are the things that inspire others to action.

The Pee-Pee President

Yesterday’s “bombshell” news rumor that the Russian government has videotapes of Donald Trump paying prostitutes to give each other “golden showers” has me giggling almost uncontrollably. Is it news? It’s veracity is highly questionable, which means no. Is it much needed lightness in an otherwise dismal time in the United States? Hell to the yeah!…

Now Is the Time.

Now is the time to make ourselves free again.

Now is the time.

Because if not now, never.

QUICK HITS: Start the Resistance and Stop the Whining

Now that we’ve spent the better part of a month freaking out that Trump won the election, it’s time to get working. Here are 10 quick suggestions that will do us all a world of good. Consider them the gospel.