Bette Midler: 'We are all Puerto Ricans now'

Remember when Donald Trump, instead of taking the bull by the horns and helping our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, decided to throw paper towels at them, blame them for their troubles, whine about the expense their predicament was incurring, lie about the expense itself, and excoriate their leaders to deflect from his…

A few reflections on the state of the Democratic primary contest

in which I am making no commitment to any candidate, but am laying down several markers, at least as I consider my support. And I will preface this by noting my spouse is quite impressed by Buttigieg and has contributed to him (2x) and to Inslee (b/c of Jay’s commitment to the environment). First, unless…

Really hating Washington right now

I have documented crimes committed against Florida by our right wing regime for nearly a decade now. Every day I wake up to see what atrocities are up to bat next.   Just one example: Rick Scott’s ever new and creative ways to suppress the vote.  As one teacher learned the hard way, it can be a crime…