Stay Silent

Here’s the deal: we don’t want poor children to go to school. We have to shut down public education. We can’t continue to allow people to learn about workers’ rights, or what a Union is, or any other History that demonstrates true Liberty and Justice for all. If we can keep people poor and ignorant,…

Kansas congress, you make me ill

I have to wonder, are our representatives really this crazy? Or are they hiding something? Consider the theory of Wag the Dog. The power players send a story to the media outlets, the media run the story, and its so fantastic (or in the case of Kansas, so ridiculous) that the people are consumed, unable…

I am woman hear me roar!

In animal species across the Earth it is usually the mothers, the females, who care, nurture, and continue their species survival. Lionesses bring the food to the family, female gorillas tend and clean the nests and fellow family members, female alligators carry their babies until they are large enough to fight off predators. My favorite…

Letter to Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Oct 9, 2013 Dear Madame, It appeared you had taken one step forward with the No Labels clique in congress, but now you’ve taken two steps back with the Party. I don’t think shutting down congress can ‘line item’ which services remain open (listed here). If you want the park ranger to stay at the…

Open Letter to Kansas NOW Members

WARNING: THIS IS A RANT As Secretary/Recorder for the Kansas National Organization for Women, I must insist on your active participation in this Organization. I am frustrated that folks will sit around and complain about the issues at hand, issues that are part of the NOW platform, but will not take action to resolve those…

Democrats in Kansas?!

In Kansas it is quite challenging to speak to NeoConservatives about issues without resorting to and dispelling rhetorical myths and stereotypes. Sunday evening I attended the Shawnee County Democrat Bean Feed, an annual dinner held by local Democrats to come together in a sense of community. Not much politicking, several pats on the back and…