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Wrestling with another Safe Space. Where fear is greater than debate.

I can not even begin to say how utterly crazy this seems to me.

Recently the University of Vermont hosted a debate tournament with over 150 debaters from 18  schools across the U.S. and Canada. That in and of itself is not crazy. What made it unique was that the tournament did not allow men.

Perhaps, even that is not crazy.  Some of the reasoning struck me as odd though. Continue reading “Wrestling with another Safe Space. Where fear is greater than debate.”

We’ll be wrestling with a lot..but we can’t be the heels. (Or why we have to cut some slack to the Orange Julius in the White House)

You probably figured out by now that I am not a fan of the current POTUS. It is not a partisan thing since I have voted for Republicans for numerous offices, including President. It is for much deeper, more visceral reasons.

Based on what I have seen, he is a jackass. He is, to a large degree, a narcissistic twit. He is a whiny bitch and a petulant bully. he may even be an unknowing Russian asset. And the howls for his impeachment grow daily.

But, let’s save the impeachment talk until there is something impeachable to use against POTUS45. And so far, there just is not a thing that qualifies at all.  And that makes those howls scary. Continue reading “We’ll be wrestling with a lot..but we can’t be the heels. (Or why we have to cut some slack to the Orange Julius in the White House)”

Wrestling with a Judicial Smackdown or ‘Trump gets thumped’*

*Truth be told, it is not that big of a thumping but I have been itching to use that headline and get it over with.

As you may know, today a 3-judge panel for the 9th Circuit of the Federal Court unanimously denied the Trump administration’s emergency motion for a stay of the Temporary Restraining Order issued by Judge Robart last week. You may have caught it on the news. Let us take a moment to examine some of the Order by the Court and parcel out what they meant from what they said. This kind of translation will hopefully help those who got their law degrees from Twitter and Facebook.

What they said : Continue reading “Wrestling with a Judicial Smackdown or ‘Trump gets thumped’*”