Happy. Proud. Hopeful. Thank You, President Obama

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“I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting.” – President Barack Obama, from his acceptance speech in the early morning of November […]

Barackin’ Out

When I first heard Jay Z was putting on a free concert for Barack Obama, I went on a mission. I contacted a posse of friends to go with. When I heard that tickets were going out to Campaign for Change offices Thursday morning, I planned to get to work late. But instead I stood […]

Down, But Not Defeated

I know I’m not the only political news-observer who woke up in a cloud of gloom this morning. Apparently the voters in Pennsylvania see something I don’t, in HRC. I have tried really hard to not allow the swelling, souring personal feelings inside me color my political coverage on this blog. I do have strong […]

A New Low

Bellas, I was sick as a dog for what was probably the most miserable Easter ever. But as sick as I was… and still am… THIS made me feel even sicker. That’s the kind of ignorant, stomach-churning racism that I can’t fully wrap my brain around. I have no words for how angry and disgusted […]