Posted on Jan 02, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: Because of the Trump Shutdown, We May Not Be Able to Pay Our Bills

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This is week two of Donald Trump’s stupid partial government shutdown and my wife is still working. For free. Yeah, she’s one of the exempt employees which means that she has keep working no matter how long this goes on. Without pay. And since she’s the primary breadwinner, that’s going to be a problem soon. We shouldn’t have to live like this. Here’s where the whole thing stands: Trump is convinced the shutdown...

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The Collapsing Hope Of White America

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As a white man, I don’t take any particular pleasure in writing about how much white people, especially white men, in America suck. We’re racist. We’re greedy. We’re unbelievably self-centered. We’re violent. And above all, despite our insistence that we are the greatest thing to ever exist, we are as fragile as spun glass. This doesn’t apply to all of us, of course. People exist on a spectrum. I’m...

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The Case for Open War Against the Republican Party

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The Republican Party has got to go. Period. Anyone still interested in little things like freedom or justice or even being allowed the luxury of ignoring politics have to vote Republicans out of office at every level of government. Nothing else matters now except removing them from power and banishing them from the public square. If you’re wondering just how dangerous the GOP has become, consider the words of...

Posted on Sep 06, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: How To Be A Surrogate Father

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For the last two weeks, before school started this past Tuesday, I was in full Stay-at-Home Daddy mode. Jordan was done with summer school and summer camp was over both Jordan and Anastasia. They would get up, I would make them breakfast, I would get some work done and by lunchtime, I would be ready to keep them occupied for the rest of the day. This was pretty much...