Category: Personal Stories

5 Obamacare Real World Facts

The government shutdown continues over the GOP’s hate of the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare.”  Since the bill became law, Americans continue to be confronted with scare tactics propaganda — from death panels killing old people to threats of men, women, and children dying and everything in between.  You name it, the GOP has tried […]

Dealing With Conservative Friends In The Age Of Unenlightenment

I severed two 30+-year-old friendships this past year, both were coworkers of mine from when I worked as a warehouseman. Both were staunch Goldwater/Reagan conservatives, and both were very kind people. Neither was a particularly rabid extremist when I quit that job in 1994. One, the man, began emailing me outrageous racist emails about a […]