To my conservative family and friends, as well as the millions of others, I want to say clearly that I'm angry because you put this jackass in the White House.
Does their being transgender put them more deeply in touch with humanity even while our society relegates them to the outer margins?
Men and women come home from the war with varied wounds, many of which are on the inside, and although they may function well, they still feel the pain.
What would it be like if we had a whole nation of grownups who knew how to think critically and cared enough to resist the hysteria of crowds? What kind of leaders would be chosen?
"Do. What. Makes. Your. Heart. Happy."
I’ve been hearing from some of my friends that they are tired of their tax dollars being used to enable people who were too lazy to work.
Am I the guy who was once the starting quarterback but is now diminished to where I only play occasionally off the bench? I can’t look at it like that. I have a whole life to live and it does not include becoming less as I get older.
His eyes were a haunted mix of fatigue and defiance, as well as a touch of joy, I think.
The young Black man came through my line.... and I wondered... how often does this person get to feel safe?
This is not new. And it shouldn't be a surprise. The only thing that should shock anyone is that rioting still seems to be a necessary last resort because things have changed so little.