Letters from the Left

Incivility as the new "normal."

by leslieboyd
You never know who has a gun. That’s what I told the sheriff’s deputy I spoke to yesterday when I called 911 to report a woman who tailgat...

Yeah, yeah, thoughts and prayers, thoughts and prayers ...

by leslieboyd
It happened again yesterday. A white man with a gun killed five innocent people. But this one hit really close to home. This one was personal. This an...

Now is not the time to panic

by leslieboyd
Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and on hearing the news, most of the people I know and respect felt utter panic. I felt it too, but then I calmed...

Whom do you serve?

by leslieboyd
  I was away for a week, camping at Acadia National Park in Maine with no phone service or Internet. It was a much needed break from social justi...

We have lost a friend.

by leslieboyd
  Anthony Bourdain’s suicide has shaken me. I feel as though I have lost a friend. I think a lot of his fans feel this way. He was a gifted...

You can't erase their lives

by leslieboyd
I got arrested again. For the fifth time, I was arrested for trying to speak to lawmakers about the mess that is our health care system. They don̵...

Momma

The murderer-in-chief just signed what could be your death warrant

by leslieboyd
Ever since he took office, the current occupant of the White House has been looking for ways to kill access to health care for tens of millions of Ame...

They're not done trying to steal our health care

by leslieboyd
  Everyone seems in a celebratory mood this morning. Stop it. Stop it now. Mitch McConnell announced the latest version of Trumpcare is dead, and...

It's All Fun & Games Until Someone Loses An Eye: How Trump Won the GOP Nomination

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Well, someone has finally lost an eye. The GOP thought fooling around with that sharp stick, well, a bundle of sharp sticks, would be fun, that Trump ...

For Women's Equality Day, let's defend women's health

by leslie boyd
Today marks the 95th anniversary of woman suffrage. That’s a big deal to me. My grandmother was the last generation of women who were denied the...

Women's lives just got more difficult

by leslie boyd
It appears we’re living under Scalia Law. In the last week, the Supreme Court has ruled against women’s health and privacy in two shocking...

"Are You Listening, Mr. President?" My Open Letter re: Today's Economic Speech

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Greetings, my fellow Politicos! I am sharing my letter to President Obama with you today. While his speech was heartening, I found little to truly hel...

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    • Incivility as the new "normal."
      You never know who has a gun. That’s what I told the sheriff’s deputy I spoke to yesterday when I called 911 to report a woman who tailgated me for several miles, shaking her fist and taking photos of my license plate with her phone. We started out at a stoplight, and when it was […]
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    • Yeah, yeah, thoughts and prayers, thoughts and prayers ...
      It happened again yesterday. A white man with a gun killed five innocent people. But this one hit really close to home. This one was personal. This angry white man came after reporters and editors at the Capital in Annapolis, Md., and shot five of them dead. The creature currently squatting in the White House […]
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    • Now is not the time to panic
      Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and on hearing the news, most of the people I know and respect felt utter panic. I felt it too, but then I calmed down a minute and thought about this. We have had a court with a 5-4 conservative majority for years, even before the creature currently squatting in […]
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