Tag: Donald Trump

10 reasons I am participating in the Women's March on Washington

10 reasons I am participating in the Women's March on Washington
Last week someone asked me, “What are the women marching FOR, anyway?” While the march’s organizers have posted an official mission statement online, the truth is that every woman (and man) has their own personal reasons for participating in today’s march. And in the two days it took me to drive from Chicago to DC, I had time to... Read more »

Some Mother's Day advice for my young son: How to Succeed in Trump's America

Some Mother's Day advice for my young son: How to Succeed in Trump's America
It’s Mother’s Day 2016, and I you an apology, son. For the past seven and a half years, I’ve been teaching you that honesty is the best policy. And while that’s a great concept for creating protagonists in Pixar Movies and leveraging Santa Claus’ influence in December, it will get you nowhere in “Trump’s America.”... Read more »

Hey, Sarah Palin! Participation in a passionate political protest in Chicago is also "free speech"

Hey, Sarah Palin! Participation in a passionate political protest in Chicago is also "free speech"
Let’s say I have a blustery, old school racist aunt: let’s call her Aunt Sarah. Sarah is just an awful old woman who uses the N word, makes gay jokes while watching the Ellen show, and is pretty sure your neighbors wearing those “Muslim headbands” are planning the next 9/11 in their apartment. Aunt Sarah... Read more »
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Ten totally awesome things that happened during the (non) Trump rally in Chicago

Ten totally awesome things that happened during the (non) Trump rally in Chicago
What a night, what a city – my kind of town! I had suspected that Chicago might not be so welcoming to a man whose political platform threatens just about every principle this city is built upon. And boy, howdy… I don’t think I’ve ever felt more in awe of this city – one set... Read more »

So what does a liberal girl wear to a fascist rally, anyway?

So what does a liberal girl wear to a fascist rally, anyway?
When I first heard that Trump was holding a rally in Chicago this Friday, naturally I was all like, “Hey, dude, while you’re in town, how about you get your feckin’ name off of our skyline because we’ve hated it being there since way before this election – Chop, chop. Oh, and Annoying Orange called –... Read more »

Trump got you down? Here are 7 ways to survive the Trump campaign blues

Trump got you down? Here are 7 ways to survive the Trump campaign blues
On January 20th of 2017, we will swear in a new president of the United States. But no matter which candidate eventually places their hand on the bible and takes that oath, the fact remains that the people have spoken – and their message should not be ignored. For as hundreds of thousands of our countrymen... Read more »
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From Jerry Springer to the Kardashians to Donald Trump: How America Lost its Damn Mind

From Jerry Springer to the Kardashians to Donald Trump: How America Lost its Damn Mind
Donald Trump is on track to become the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States, which makes it official: America has lost its damn mind. And I have a theory about how this happened. The line between reality and reality TV has blurred in this country. And it can all be traced back to... Read more »

Sorry, but I can't be friends with you if you support Donald Trump

Sorry, but I can't be friends with you if you support Donald Trump
If you support Donald Trump and the things he stands for, then we can’t be friends. I’m not saying I don’t like you. I’m not even saying I don’t want to be friends with you. I’m saying that if you support Trump, then I technically can’t be your friend. We can be fellow tax payers. We can... Read more »

Sorry, Lorne, but I refuse to watch SNL if Donald Trump is hosting

Sorry, Lorne, but I refuse to watch SNL if Donald Trump is hosting
Hey, Lorne. I need to tell you that I’m not watching SNL on November 7th if Donald Trump is hosting. This wasn’t an easy decision. Well, the decision was easy – it’s the follow-through that will be difficult because I’m a loyal-to-the-bone fan of Saturday Night Live. How loyal? When I found out I was... Read more »
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