Mental health & human rights. Still on Twitter to encourage people to go to Mastodon & have actual CONVERSATIONS. Server list: https://t.co/2b1NjHcplm
Feb 13, 2018 • 25 tweets • 5 min read
Re: Trump's SNAP plan: In the interest of full disclosure, you all should probably know that there existed (or exists, who knows) a very well written essay I wrote roughly around 2000 that made a very internally logical argument for allowing the children of the poor to starve...
if their parents refused to work, and to turn over all food assistance to private charity. At the time, I worshipped at the altar of Rand and Von Mises and I hadn't yet begun to evaluate the empirical evidence that showed their point of view was not only evil and cruel (which I
Nov 30, 2017 • 36 tweets • 7 min read
1/ On mental health and #Resistance (a personal story) THREAD: I was, for a while, trying to do an essay or “tweet... fb.me/GgvZHzUR2/ For context, I own my own business and that takes easily 60 hours a week of my time. And since that business is a mental health therapy practice, I can’t just emotionally “check out” and go to work anyhow. I have to be fully “present”, to the best of my ability, when I work.
Nov 16, 2017 • 38 tweets • 4 min read
1/ THREAD: This is the Resistbot (text "resist" to 50409) email I am sending today: //I am writing both of my Senators and my representative
2/ today with this email. First, I want to thank both Claire McCaskill and Emanuel Cleaver for standing with their constituents and not with
Nov 11, 2017 • 30 tweets • 3 min read
1/ Veterans Day Thread: This is my first Veteran’s Day as a Blue Star mom. My son is still safe stateside, finishing his training, but by
2/ this time next year he’ll almost certainly be in the fleet, on his first deployment, deep in the belly of a submarine or aircraft
Nov 10, 2017 • 27 tweets • 3 min read
1/ Roy Moore will probably win Alabama. He is credibly accused of having romantic or sexual involvement (it varies) with four teenaged girls
2/ in the late 1970s and early 1980s when he was in his early 30s. Only one of those girls was under the age of consent (16, then and now,
Oct 12, 2017 • 88 tweets • 52 min read
1/ THREAD: Hey House GOP? You want to be Big Damn Heroes (#BigDamnHero) and win re-election? #ImpeachTrumpNow. I know a bunch of you are
2/ waiting to pass tax “reform” (more on that on another thread) before impeaching Trump. That’s a mistake, boys and girls. This thread is
Oct 11, 2017 • 59 tweets • 9 min read
1/ THREAD: How to thwart the Russians (evening edition, reposted from this morning): Russian bots, Russian spies, Russian provocateurs.
2/ There is no doubt now that not only did Russians interfere in the US Presidential election of 2016, but continue to interfere daily in
Sep 4, 2017 • 29 tweets • 4 min read
1/ Hey, fellow white people: “Black people are the canaries in the coal mine”. So said @Erika_K_Wilson in a reply to @ShaunKing when he
2/ shared the video of the white nurse in Salt Lake City who was arrested for protecting her patient’s rights. Y’all white folk aren’t