Tag Archives: tyranny

The Handmaid’s Tale: When art imitates life

If you had casual plans to check out a copy of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale from your local library, we have some bad news: The waitlists are almost as… Read more »

“The Republican effort is needlessly preying on the most vulnerable among us”

Republicans Are Determined to Brutally Destroy Health Safety Nets –Whether or Not Their Latest Effort Passeshttps://t.co/jIjh6Q4wjr pic.twitter.com/n6fpWtITtk — The National Memo (@NationalMemo) March 16, 2017 [T]he Republican war on safety… Read more »

Verily, thou shalt use public toilet accommodations comporting with thy birth gender

@OrlandoWeekly or "Orlando woman figures out how to get 15 minutes of fame." — 😴 (@nanouk77) April 25, 2016 @OrlandoWeekly or "Orlando woman demonstrates stunning ignorance and total lack of… Read more »

“Whenever men or women are persecuted…that place must- at that moment- become the center of the universe”

We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. – Elie Wiesel Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are… Read more »

Oxymoron alert: “I love the First Amendment; nobody loves it better than me”

[H]ere’s the truth: The press is not the opposition party. The media is not the enemy of the American people. Negative stories are not fake news. And when Trump keeps… Read more »

Welcome to America: Check your privacy at the border

Canadian Man Denied Entry to U.S. After Customs Agents Search His Scruff Profile https://t.co/ykqxD9g7D1 pic.twitter.com/8ONs05HFpw — Towleroad (@tlrd) February 21, 2017 A Vancouver man says he was denied entry to… Read more »

A free press? Who cares? We have Fox News! And Breitbart!!

Today: This tweet is unavailableSoon: The press office is unavailable Then: The facts are unavailableFinally: Your rights are unavailable pic.twitter.com/ALjZ1YBGq0 — Thomas Bishop (@ThomasB00001) January 25, 2017 The White House… Read more »

“It’s not every day that a U.S. president calls journalists ‘among the most dishonest human beings on earth’”

Reuters orders reporters to cover Trump like an authoritarian regime: Expect ‘physical threats’ https://t.co/TNqoUMx2W1 pic.twitter.com/nGXpgQuBlP — Raw Story (@RawStory) February 1, 2017 The Reuters news agency this week recognized the… Read more »

“Christian refugees will get priority over other religions”

What’s the test? How can you believe anyone who says they are a Christian? Right wing nut jobs didn’t believe the Obamas were Christian. What’s the test? Trump doesn’t know… Read more »