Category Archives: Politics

What’s in a Word: ‘You’re Such a Little Girl’

Good Lord I hate that phrase, and it’s partner ‘stop being such a girl.’  Here’s why: 1. What is wrong with being a girl?? I was a girl once, even a little girl, and I remember it being awesome.  There … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word: ‘Buying American’

In the past decade or so the phrase ‘Buy American’ or ‘Made in America’ has been thrown around pretty heavily.  And while it’s been thrown around, it has been connected with all things Tea Party Republican.  To be patriotic you … Continue reading

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Open letter to strangers

Dear random man on the street, Thank you for pointing out how my hair is going grey. I really appreciate that today, my birthday of all days, you took the time to stop me on the street and tell me … Continue reading

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Evolution vs Creationism

This morning I read this article on Sociological Images.  Normally, I find the discussions on this site interesting and thought provoking.  This article, about using ‘choice’ when discussing the validity of evolution vs the validity of creationism, really bothered me. … Continue reading

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Liberals vs Conservatives

There is a difference between those that identify themselves as liberals and those that identify themselves as conservatives.  Mainly, that one identifies as liberal and the other as conservative.  We spend so much time splitting people down an imaginary line … Continue reading

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Moving water from one place to another….

There is a ‘new’ idea to move the water in the icebergs to the places in the world without enough water.  This is not a new idea, I’ve heard it floated around a few times before.  But this article over at … Continue reading

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Green Report missing important points about the young green movement

I came across this article yesterday by Amy Erickson.  It’s a response to the claim that 18-34 year olds are less likely to ‘go green.’ Erickson writes that this makes sense given the expense of going green and the time … Continue reading

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