Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump

New Organization

04/08/2017

What party/political spectrum are you quizzes: Pew Research Center’s two-party spectrum quiz GoToQuiz’s much more broad political compass quiz (I’m sure there are countless others, I took one around election time from isidewith, which was American and generally two-party with some others, very exhaustive, covering the issues – to what degree there were – from […]

Chicken

03/16/2017

Naperville’s GoFundMe page   Well, 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster, after all… ok, from pussies back to birds: a classic: and this will either brighten your day or drive you up a wall, but when I think bird-related songs, how could I resist:   and this one is completely new to me, […]

Correspondents’ Dinner 2017

03/01/2017

LoBianco, T. (2/24/17). “Five takeaways from the Republican town halls,” CNN, (cnn.com) Peters, M. (2/25/17). “Trump Will Be First President in 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner,” NPR, (npr.org)

White House survey

02/26/2017

Take the White House survey (whitehouse.gov) to let the administration know your input.

Is something more sinister going on?

02/03/2017

Is something more sinister going on? First off, I don’t like conspiracy theories.  I don’t reject them whole handedly, neither do I subscribe to them easily.  Thing is, I’m skeptical of everything.  I try to vet my news sources, try to find accredited sources. My blogs: Critical Thinking resistance is… It Can’t Happen Here familiar? […]

Actions Against Muslim Ban

01/30/2017

Actions we can take now: 1.  Contact Senators: Bill Nelson (FL), Joe Manchin (WV) and governors: John Hickenlooper (CO), John Bel Edwards (LA), Mark Dayton (MN), Steve Bullock (MT), Jim Justice (WV), to urge them to oppose the Muslim ban via this petition Source: Justice Democrats 2.  See what position your representatives take on this […]

Let them eat cake.

01/29/2017

  So America bombs the shit out of another country, then refuses to take in refugees from said war-torn country, while villainizing the victims of the war.  Could I be more ashamed of my country?  I’ve tried protesting, calling congressmen, writing congressmen, blogging, talking to those around me, trying to engage in discourse with people […]

Action for the Day

01/25/2017

Latest updates (5/06/17) . ——————————————————————————————————————— Given everything about the Trump administration, we all have to do more than we have been doing.  How can we turn anger, frustration, and despair into progress; how can we turn a march into a movement, as protestors were saying?  So I decided to start an action of the day […]

Satire, joke, reality or all of the above…

01/25/2017

And for some more comedy-satire therapy…

Ethics

01/14/2017

(I am not finished with this post, these are some of my questions at the moment, but I thought I’d publish it for now, until I have time to do some research to answer some of my thoughts.) Stephenson, E. (1/13/17).  After Trump tweet, ethics office to U.S. employees: do not endorse products, Reuters, Yahoo! […]