#MentallyIllarelesslikelytokill

Wow, that is a long hashtag, right? The issue attached to it also can’t be easily captured succinctly. But the facts remain, that people with mental illness are less likely to kill or injure others than those without a diagnosis. They must be broken Homelessness and Gun Violence have something in common, we assign theContinue reading “#MentallyIllarelesslikelytokill”

John Lewis History

John Lewis was arrested 45 times for protesting and trying to make sure that people were treated fairly and no matter what their race or color was. I think it’s important that our children understand this especially since we spend so much time trying to get them to treat others equally and share their toysContinue reading “John Lewis History”

An American Tail

A story of immigrants , Jews, family, love, and the American Dream. It is the story of a family running from Russian oppression .  Now, more than when this movie was first released, it is relevant .  “AMERICA, another fairy tale . ..” It is on STARZ, tune in and watch.

Dot Head … Freedom of Hate Speech 

There has been a change in our culture within the last week. Has there been a change in your behavior ? A proposed change in-country leadership has put a man who has used words and phrases that alienates pacific groups of people. A man who is followed and celebrated by the white power in KluContinue reading “Dot Head … Freedom of Hate Speech “

The US Debt is $19.3 Trillion Dollars:Blame the Poor People

This always gets me. A sweet girl (Amy Cudworth)  I knew in Jr. High posted a rant about how families could and are abusing the welfare system and she personally is paying for them. Dear Amy, your simple knee jerk reaction was to look at the most visible consumers of American Tax Dollars and assume theyContinue reading “The US Debt is $19.3 Trillion Dollars:Blame the Poor People”

The Ugly Truth of Obama Care Users

The woman was on her knees, holding my hands and openly weeping. Her son sat at the desk looking a pale shade of green, his deep eye hollows shading the tears forming there. They were thankful, grateful, relieved and so overwhelmed by the Cancer diagnosis that they could not formulate a reasonable reaction to beingContinue reading “The Ugly Truth of Obama Care Users”

I was a Republican Conservative

I was a proud Republican Conservative until it became my job to help people live in dignity. You can be proud to be an American And love your neighbors who are not. You can disagree with the leadership And express that in words requiring thought. You can wade into poverty To pull out people whoContinue reading “I was a Republican Conservative”

On God and the worth of people

Every minute of life is a gift from God, we shouldn’t waste time judging the integrity of his other creations. Deciding that “poor people are lazy, evil, & worthless” or that people who understand God in a different way than we do are “Evil and should die” or people who are colored and shaped inContinue reading “On God and the worth of people”

I Hate You. Merry Christmas.

I leave you this Christmas with these thoughts to hold. I have a split personality, I am a curmudgeon who pretty much is annoyed by everyone and hates people as a whole, and also I love children and people as individuals. When I look at you, I am almost always trying to see what youContinue reading “I Hate You. Merry Christmas.”

A Letter to My Very White Daughter, From Your Mildly Racist Mother

Dear Darla, I like this photo. You are so stinking cute in a hoodie. Every time you put on a hoodie and go walking through our gated community – I immediately think of Trevon Martin and experience a flash of thankfulness that you are not black in America today. To be sure, there have beenContinue reading “A Letter to My Very White Daughter, From Your Mildly Racist Mother”

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