June 22, 2020

All of these people waving Confederate flags in Alabama (and anywhere else) are losers.  Get with the times and wake up, you fucking idiots, it's the 21st century!  The Confederate States of America lost the Civil War 155 years ago!

If Trump is such a patriotic def...

June 19, 2020

"Because when a man tries to realize himself through the gifts with which nature has endowed him, he does the best and only meaningful thing he can do." -- Narcissus and Goldmund, p. 278, by Hermann Hesse

June 18, 2020

Once upon a time, there was a court

that made decisions regarding child support

some had to pay, while others receive

at rates that you simply wouldn't believe

some were high, while some were low

but without a lawyer, how would you know?

knowledge is power, so rather than be...

June 17, 2020

Sarah Hegazi was an activist for the LGBTQ community in her home country of Egypt, and beyond.  Just this past weekend, she died by suicide in Canada, where she had been living in asylum for the past two years.

In a country that is patriarchal and culturally conser...

June 16, 2020

Dear Mr. Henkel,

I saw the news article that you were caught tearing down Black Lives Matters posters at Columbus Square Park in South Philadelphia this past Sunday afternoon.  And that you were captured on video saying "not to me, they don't," in response to...

June 15, 2020

Billy Penn posted an article this past Friday, which notes that filings of petitions for Protection from Abuse (PFA) in Philadelphia Family Court have dropped by about 40% during the months of the coronavirus pandemic as compared to the same time-frame last year, raisi...

June 12, 2020

"I can feel your love teaching me how

Your love is teaching me how

How to kneel


-- U2, Vertigo

June 11, 2020

I saw this article last night on the Philadelphia Inquirer website: "Philly art museum hires big law firm as staff seeks recognition of union."

The fact that the Philadelphia Museum of Art has hired Morgan Lewis in the attempt to defeat their own employees' unionization...

June 10, 2020

If Biden wins the popular vote (which he is very likely to do, and at a bigger margin than Clinton did in 2016), but Trump somehow wins the electoral vote, these demonstrations of the past two weeks will look like a Thanksgiving Day parade compared to what we would see...

June 9, 2020

Why doesn't Trump respect and honor the 1st Amendment as much as he does the 2nd Amendment?

Because he exploits the latter for votes, while he'd prefer the former -- or at least the parts of the former relating to speech, press, and assembly -- to go away, so he could q...

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