Bernie — I Beg You — Don’t Give Up the Fight

Photo of Campaign Button for Bernie Sanders taken by author (Joyce O’Day). Watching CNN on the night of the second “Super Tuesday,” I am as disgusted as ever. Between Don Lemon’s staunch advocation for Bernie Sanders to suspend his campaign and Jackie Kucinich labeling Bernie’s supporters as “nasty” in her snarky tone of voice, it is … Continue reading Bernie — I Beg You — Don’t Give Up the Fight

Why I Ended My Relationship with Jake Tapper

Photograph by 1st Class Petty Officer Chad J. McNeeley, distributed by the Department of Defense, accessed from commons.wikimedia.org You can love a guy, but when his friends are assholes, it just won’t work out. After I retired a few years ago, CNN became the background music of my life. Donald Trump had recently exploded on the … Continue reading Why I Ended My Relationship with Jake Tapper

We Should NOT Be So Quick to Forget the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s!

Listening to Mayor Pete and the newsroom pundits chastising Bernie Sanders for supporting the revolutionary movements of the 1960s and for criticizing U.S. support of dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s turns my stomach. Sorry, but Bernie lived through the historic events that Pete and the pundits clearly need to brush up on. Born in … Continue reading We Should NOT Be So Quick to Forget the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s!

We Should Celebrate the Protest Movements of the Late 20th Century!

Listening to Mayor Pete and the newsroom pundits chastising Bernie Sanders for supporting the revolutionary movements of the 1960s and for criticizing U.S. support of dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s turns my stomach. Sorry, but Bernie lived through the historic events that Pete and the pundits clearly need to brush up on. Born in … Continue reading We Should Celebrate the Protest Movements of the Late 20th Century!