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To the Young Men and Women of America: From the GOP

This is a very powerful and well written post from one of my favorite blogs, JohnPavlovitz.com. Warning:  it may be triggering to survivors of abuse. To The Young Men and Women of America, From the GOP Advertisements

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Taking a break from Trump and the news.

Other than Meghan McCain’s moving tribute to her father at his funeral today, I’m not even watching the footage of this sad event. I’ve reached a point where I simply have no more capacity to cope with more unpleasant news. … Continue reading

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Why I resist.

Some people have asked me why I resist Donald Trump. There are many reasons.  Perhaps the two most important ones are these: I resist so my adult daughter can enjoy the same freedoms women have for the past 45 years … Continue reading

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Sorry, Trump supporter, I can’t be your friend anymore.

Cartoon Credit: Unknown.   A few days ago, I unfriended an old Facebook friend because I couldn’t handle her constant pro-Trump memes and posts anymore.  Later, she asked me why I unfriended her.  I decided to be honest.  She replied … Continue reading

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Help wanted! I’m looking for ex-Trump supporters.

Former Trump supporters who had a change of heart and turned against Trump — or even joined the resistance! — seem to be pretty rare.  In fact, I don’t personally know of one Trump supporter who has changed their mind … Continue reading

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A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis

I rarely share religious articles, since I know many or even most of my readers aren’t religious, but I think this one is so important I couldn’t let it pass by.  I also think the truths described in it are … Continue reading

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We must stop snubbing never-Trump conservatives.

Sign at the Rally for ACA (Obamacare), February 26, 2017, Asheville, NC Most of us in the Resistance — though we largely lean to the left — have come to accept never-Trump conservatives as part of our movement.  A few … Continue reading

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The Century of the Self (video)

“The Century of the Self” is a good documentary explaining the history of how Freud’s ideas about psychology and human desire led to corporate manipulation that brainwashed Americans to crave things they did not need.  This in turn led to … Continue reading

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Political ideology and the Overton Window.

I’ve realized over the past year that political ideology is not a straight line, but more of a circle. If you move too far to either extreme, whether it’s the far left or the far right, you wind up in … Continue reading

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Early morning musings about where we are now…and where we are going.

  I’ve been so active in the Twitter resistance community, that I’ve neglected blogging. The resistance community on Twitter has become my lifeline and I’m completely addicted. Today, I’d like to share an early morning thread I posted. Having written … Continue reading

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