Monthly Archives: September 2012

Open Letter to Romney Voters Part II

This is the second part of a letter to my partner’s parents who has informed me they will vote for Mitt Romney.  See Part I.
  • Romney will legislate religion.  This is a most basic violation of our rights that has become the norm and will only increase under Romney.  While I know you are a spiritual person, I also know that you understand not everyone is.  Your relative and myself being two at hand examples.
  • Obama intends to increase funding for education, scholarships, and support teachers.  It is entirely possible that under Continue reading

Open Letter to Romney Voters Part I

Hello again!  I know, I haven’t been posting as often as I should.  What with the RNC and the DNC and my increased fervor for finding a job I got a bit distracted.  But, don’t worry, I’m back now.

Recently, I learned that my partner’s parents are voting for Mitt Romney.  I was, to say the least, horrified.  At the time I was furious and disgusted and mystified (still am, in fact).  So, I wrote them a letter.  And I will share this letter with you.  I’ve removed all names and identifying items – it would be wrong to share them.  Feel free to use this letter if you have someone in your life that you Continue reading

Capitalism is not a Government System

People shock me.  I know, I should be over it by now, but I just can’t seem to fathom that some people actually believe this shit.  The myth of the welfare queen is alive and well, married to the belief that people need to earn their basic rights – health care, housing and education.  I always just assume these are fringe beliefs, just a small but loud group screaming hysterics about leeches and drug addicts.  But alas, no.  Regular people, people I associate with, believe it.  Over the weekend I actually heard that some people do not deserve to basic rights unless they “contribute to society” – how you might measure that I’m not sure.  I am sure, however, Continue reading

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