Election 2016

EXECRABLE EXCRESCENCE

Rising cases of cancer in our society are cause for great concern and many questions. What is the source of cancer? Why such an epidemic...

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HEADLINE: “ISIS claimed responsibility after a 17-year-old migrant attacked”

“I don’t want to live in Europe anymore,” my friend Domagoj says, after a maniac mows down pedestrians with a truck in...

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I Hear You

Last night I had a dream that I was home with my children, and we heard a ruckus outside. The kids looked out the screen door to see what...

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Empty Handed

I built a fort around myself I thought you could not get through- Steel and nails so high I thought I could prevent you— From ever...

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Donald Trump You are Right, the System IS Rigged

Yes, Donald, the system is rigged. Only, not in the way you say it is. The system is rigged against those about whom you say terrible...

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All I Can Do

I feel the malevolent thunder coming from the Right a howling nativistic storm led by the Orange monster swirling and marshaling for their...

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If Donald Trump Actually Grabbed Your P*SSY

It’s a yeast infection…It’s an STD…It’s Trump inside your Uterus. “Trumped,” a video written, directed and starring Lara...

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ELECTION 2016: I’ve Broken Up With Anderson Cooper

Yes, I know he’s not on my team. This was a figurative breakup with both him and a literal breakup with CNN. The tipping point came...

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Trump will Bankrupt the Angry White Man’s America

During the Republican primaries, Angry White Men flocked to Trump’s side with Viagra-like energy. He found his compadres, who just...

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Thank YOU, Donald Trump

You’ve been a blessing to this country. Sounds crazy. The idea that the apricot hell-beast (not my words, unfortunately — ones...

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Dinner with Donald Trump

It was a chilly evening in NYC. My husband and I were invited to have dinner with my then”new agent” (one of many, indeed the...

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Being Jennifer Levin’s Mother

I grew up in the same building that Jennifer Levin’s mother lived in. Do you remember Jennifer Levin? She was the 18-year-old girl who...

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ELECTION 2016: The 1st Presidential Debate; Her View

“I knew Jack Kennedy; Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.” (Democratic Senator Lloyd...

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ELECTION 2016: Early Voting and Absentee Ballots

“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”                                                ...

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Are You Armed and Ready to Vote?

OK, in light of where we are at in this country right now, let me dispense with the niceties. If you are a woman in 2016 America, there are...

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ELECTION 2016: About Political Conventions

July 18-21, 2016 The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. July 25th-28th, 2016...

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ELECTION 2016: Most Important Issues

From several surveys and data sources, these are the biggest issues Americans are concerned about in the 2016 Election: The Economy This...

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Donald Trump, King of the Misogynists

While it is tempting to say King Donald was foisted upon us by the media and the 24-hour news cycle, that's not entirely correct. Even...

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Election 2016: Facts and Issues

Why are states called red states and blue states? Leave it to the media to start this identifying practice in the 1970s when television...

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Election 2016: Super Tuesday & a Few More FAQs

This is the second post in a two-part series:  ELECTION 2016: What the Heck is a Contested Convention? Why do U.S. presidential elections...

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ELECTION 2016: What the Heck is a Contested Convention?

What is a Contested Convention? In the 2016 party nomination conventions, a Contested Convention can happen if no one candidate wins the...

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