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Since when has singular focus on a goal been a shortcoming in national leaders, @nytimesdavidbrooks? Does it have to do with being a wo…having hobbies? Apologists and on-the-fencers, take a look at some factual reports @HillaryClinton

The bullshit level is off the charts. When Trump — a crude Vegas showman, failed businessmen, misogynist bigot bully who incites violence and hatred who has made parents cry when he makes fun of the handicapped — is compared to

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Since when has singular focus on a goal been a shortcoming in national leaders, @nytimesdavidbrooks? Does it have to do with being a wo…having hobbies? Apologists and on-the-fencers, take a look at some factual reports @HillaryClinton

The bullshit level is off the charts. When Trump — a crude Vegas showman, failed businessmen, misogynist bigot bully who incites violence and hatred who has made parents cry when he makes fun of the handicapped — is compared to

Haters be damned: Why I’m thrilled about Nina Davuluri’s win as Miss. America 2014

I am ecstatic about Nina Davuluri being crowned Miss. America 2014 because she’s of Indian descent. I don’t follow the pageant. I know the most successful one, Vanessa Williams, was booted from the crown. I have a friend who’s a

Haters be damned: Why I’m thrilled about Nina Davuluri’s win as Miss. America 2014

I am ecstatic about Nina Davuluri being crowned Miss. America 2014 because she’s of Indian descent. I don’t follow the pageant. I know the most successful one, Vanessa Williams, was booted from the crown. I have a friend who’s a

Build it (write it, tape it, create it) and they will come. The genius and inspiration of a 9 year old’s cardboard arcade. #dayofplay

I look to life and nonfiction for my fiction because I cannot imagine in my wildest dreams the horrors, the beauty, and mind-blowing inventions and achievements that surround me.  Case in point: I did a doubletake when I read in

Build it (write it, tape it, create it) and they will come. The genius and inspiration of a 9 year old’s cardboard arcade. #dayofplay

I look to life and nonfiction for my fiction because I cannot imagine in my wildest dreams the horrors, the beauty, and mind-blowing inventions and achievements that surround me.  Case in point: I did a doubletake when I read in

RIP Rajesh Khanna, Hindi film’s superstar of the 70’s and face to some of my most beloved songs

Rajesh Khanna was The Superstar of the 70’s in India, a bit ahead of my time. He’s most famous now for being star Akshay Kumar’s father-in-law (Twinkle Khanna is his elder daughter).  But films, like songs, are the soundtrack, the

RIP Rajesh Khanna, Hindi film’s superstar of the 70’s and face to some of my most beloved songs

Rajesh Khanna was The Superstar of the 70’s in India, a bit ahead of my time. He’s most famous now for being star Akshay Kumar’s father-in-law (Twinkle Khanna is his elder daughter).  But films, like songs, are the soundtrack, the

The Politics of Bullying: Sluts and Gay Bashing not the same in Justice or Society

Why does Dharun Ravi face up to ten years in prison when other cyber bullying cases that are more clear cut, obviously showing malicious intent have faced no charges much less prison time? Ravi had set up a webcam on

The Politics of Bullying: Sluts and Gay Bashing not the same in Justice or Society

Why does Dharun Ravi face up to ten years in prison when other cyber bullying cases that are more clear cut, obviously showing malicious intent have faced no charges much less prison time? Ravi had set up a webcam on

Scales of Justice: the tipping point

Cornelius Dupree, a Texan man was freed and exonerated of a crime through DNA testing after 30 years of false imprisonment.  Several points stand out for me in this case.  One, is the imbalance of the justice system. It can’t

Scales of Justice: the tipping point

Cornelius Dupree, a Texan man was freed and exonerated of a crime through DNA testing after 30 years of false imprisonment.  Several points stand out for me in this case.  One, is the imbalance of the justice system. It can’t

Choice in healthcare but not women’s bodies

So for months we hear from Republicans about how healthcare reform is an infringement on a person’s right to choice and was a socialist agenda — which was a totally false viewpoint on the bill — yet Republicans feel deciding

Choice in healthcare but not women’s bodies

So for months we hear from Republicans about how healthcare reform is an infringement on a person’s right to choice and was a socialist agenda — which was a totally false viewpoint on the bill — yet Republicans feel deciding