Category: 2016 US Presidential election

Dear Speaker Ryan, don't you touch my Medicare and Social Security benefits

Dear Speaker Ryan, I am at a loss as to why you feel entitled to rob me and millions of my fellow baby boomers of our Medicare and Social Security benefits. This is our money, not yours. We have paid into these funds our entire adult lives. Many of us are not millionaires, unlike many... Read more »

I know all about narcissists; my mother was one

I am the child of a narcissistic mother, so I am very familiar with Mr. Trump’s narcissistic behavior. Everything is about him. And so, with my mother, everything was about her. Not only was she a narcissist, but she had OCD, hypochondria, was always criticizing me and she was emotionally absent. How I managed to... Read more »

USA is now the #1 most openly racist country on the planet

We’re #1, We’re #1! Congratulations, America! Donald John Trump just gave millions and millions of Americans the A-ok to be openly racist, bigoted, misogynistic and xenophobic. All those people who have been lurking in the shadows for decades, hiding their racism and bigotry because they were embarrassed, have been unleashed onto the rest of us.... Read more »

Donald Trump is playing the media like a well oiled violin

Donald J. Trump is all about winning. He has been telling people that for decades. I can only conclude that is his sole purpose for his presidential aspirations. He also knows how to play the media for his own gain. He has been doing it for decades. But, he has really upped his game in... Read more »

176 reasons why Donald Trump must be stopped

I am not much of a reality TV watcher. I did just watch Master Chef. I have never seen any of “The Housewives” franchises, never watched Survivor and I never, ever saw “The Apprentice.” Donald Trump was familiar to me; it is hard to avoid him. I knew about his “You’re Fired” shtick on “The... Read more »

Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America

Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America
If you spend any time on social media at the moment, it only takes a few minutes to realize how divided our country is, to the point where I fear for what might happen. I have heard of more than one extended family where there are both Trump supporters and Clinton supporters which must make... Read more »