Letters from the Left

Two open letters (to Comedy central and to Larry Wilmore)

by leslieboyd
First to Comedy Central: What the hell? Canceling The Nightly Show? This is one of the sharpest, funniest, most on-point shows on late-night TV. What&...

#AltonSterling, #PhilandoCastile. Say their names; weep for them

by leslieboyd
Negroes Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind Beware the day They change their mind – Langston Hughes As the bodies of black and brown men an...

A message to Millennials about disappointment and revolution

by leslieboyd
You so wanted Bernie. I know. I did, too. But I also wanted Eugene McCarthy and George McGovern. My generation had the Vietnam War, as seemingly never...

We have crossed the line into an uncivil society

by leslieboyd
Rachel Alexander is one of 53 surviving gunshot victims from Sunday’s massacre at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Fla., and she has another...

Where do we go from here? Some thoughts on guns and zealots

by leslieboyd
I don’t even know where to begin. Fifty people dead at the hands of a religious zealot in Florida and everyone wondering how this could happen. ...

The way forward

by leslieboyd
I met Josh Brannon two years ago at a Moral Monday event. He was running for Congress in NC District 5, opposing Tea Party darling Virginia Foxx. Thi...

Momma

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...

He Who Has No Sin: Self-Excommunication? You First, Holy Father!

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Last week, Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit’s Archdiocese told millions of Catholics that they should self-excommunicate themselves from the...

"If The 99% Vote, The 1% Won't Matter"...Or Will They? Voter Suppression & The GOP

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Well, my fellow Politicos, it has been a long time in blog years-July of this year- since I have posted here at mommapolitico.com, and I extend my hea...

Nunzia

Indie Media

Darth Vader Looms Large Over This Star Wars Rebels Concept Art

by Roger Allen Baut
gizmodo.com.au - When the first season of Star Wars Rebels ended with the appearance of Darth Vader, the bar was immediately raised. Vader is the icon...

Mic Check Radio 10172015 Florida-san

by Adam Hebert
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Ask a Vet

by Four Freedoms Blog
Good Morning.With the last Republican debate behind us, I'm a little late on the draw with this one, but nevertheless I hope you've been following thi...

TUTN 8-26-2016 Tunnel Technology & Undercover Trump Supporters

by Kenny Pick
Holy God... The neverending Trump nonsense rages on with a vengeance!!! Kenny, Tom, Raine & Pete bear witness!!! "The Softening!!!" Or is it th...

TUTN 8-23-2016 The Honey Badger Campaign

by Kenny Pick
Tuesday is upon us once again and Turn Up the Night ensues! Kenny, Tom & Raine catch up on all the stupid up in the Trump Cult! Roger "Garbage G...

The Clown Car Update for August 21, 2016

by Joe Santorsa
This week on Episode 398 of The Tim Corrimal Show, the Hindenburg of political campaigns known as the Trump campaign burst into flames and came crash...
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