Do Not Pray

Prayers are great at making the pray-er feel better. They do not fix anything.

2016, I hate you

This year has been like a mashup of an STD and Ebola. And it just won't stop...

How do you fight fear?

Over and over I see the fear-mongers whipping their zealots into a frenzy, using tactics developed by the Nazis to strip the disenfranchised of their reason and their wills, turning people into a mob, all for the sake of power. I see their manipulations, but I don't know what to do to stop it.

I wore black today…

I wore black today. I knew the Electoral College would shuffle Trump into the White House, in spite of all the petitions, in spite of the popular vote, in spite of the fact that the man they advanced is a fascist, egomaniacal, narcissistic con man.

When in Doubt, Check it Out!

In the wake of this year’s election, there is a lot of bologna flying around about what the Founding Fathers of the United Stated intended. But there is an easy…

I Choose

My heart goes out to the victims of Orlando. It was already saddened over the Stanford rapist. These acts of wanton violence are not things that should be glorified, yet…

The Experiment

For years, several friends of mine have been trying to get me laid. They failed miserably. The biggest problem is that we have radically different priorities when it comes to…

Survival Is Not Enough

It has been a year since the Station Fire roared through my neighborhood, destroying over three-quarters of the homes here, not to mention the homes and businesses lost elsewhere in…