Category Archives: Bleeding heart liberal politics

Primarily Texas

Our parents thought that one of the most important things they could do as citizens of Texas and the U.S.A. was to vote.  That’s a little unusual since our ancestors on both sides of the aisle immigrated in the 18th … Continue reading

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Reality TV and the GOP

I like reality television, but mostly shows like Top Chef or Project Runway.  I love cooking and I’m an aspiring seamstress.  I use aspiring loosely; I have a sewing machine that works even if I don’t. I rarely watch The … Continue reading

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Moderation in ALL things?

I was going to write about moderation.  I don’t do moderate.  I say that I am a nice, calm middle of the road woman but that isn’t true.  There’s a part of me that will always push the limit. Politically, I … Continue reading

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Silence kills

Spoiler alert:  Bleeding heart liberal thinking follows. Preach the truth as if you had a million voices.  It is silence that kills the world. – St. Catherine of Siena Catherine Benincasa (Catherine of Siena) was born in 1347, the twenty-fourth of … Continue reading

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Compromise

I worked for a contractor who enjoyed negotiating contracts.  I listened to him work to get to a middle ground with a property owner/developer and when it was close, if the developer wouldn’t budge off his price and come up a … Continue reading

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Voting and drinking

The first time I got to vote, I went with my parents.  They had taken me to register months before and we went together to vote in a local election.  It was a political nerd right of passage, I think.   … Continue reading

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Sober way for the USA?

I am part of a family who loves politics and who loves this country.  I’m not sure why.  I always think that intense love of the United States is more associated with immigrants who battled their way into a country that holds so much promise.   That isn’t true in … Continue reading

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