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Democracy is a messy business; a democratic, free society just as messy. Civility and graciousness need not be the victims of "telling the truth."
Jun 24, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Well-dressed, coiffed, manicured, diamond-wearing lady in grocery store, watching Somalian lady pay with refugee card to me: "There's our taxpayer dollars at work."
Me (loudly): "Why don't you just shut the FUCK up?" I cannot fathom how a person wearing $3K worth of jewelry and $60 shoes - who probably sits in the front row at her genteel "christian" services on Sunday - can begrudge another person the right to eat. I cannot begin to understand a heart so closed.
Apr 6, 2018 19 tweets 7 min read
1. Dear You-Who-Can't-Understand-Why-I-Don't-Adore-Bernie:
I apologize for the length of this thread but I feel it is necessary to explain why there's a huge segment of #Democrats who can't stomach him. Let's first start with him - aside from attending one protest in college 2. where he was arrested and released, and claiming to have attended others, his record on civil rights is scant; as is his record on LGBTQ rights, women's issues and anything else that doesn't have to do with seizing the wealth of those detested "millionaires and billionaires"
Nov 3, 2017 13 tweets 3 min read
RANT 1. I am so motherfuckin' tired of every hasbeen-wannabe making their bones on the back of a woman who has spent her entire LIFE in 2. service to the disabled, children, women, LGBT and the most vulnerable of Americans because of spite, jealousy or they know it'll give