Tagged with politics

SB 18: Kill It With Fire

SB 18: Kill It With Fire

ATTENTION CALIFORNIANS! The man who brought you mandatory vaccination with SB277 is now proposing SB 18, a “Child’s Bill of Rights.” If you read it, you will find that this vague and broad bill states that children have: ** The right to opportunities to attain optimal cognitive, physical, and social development. ** The right to appropriate, … Continue reading

People For Whom I Would Rather Vote For President

On our drive up the coast from Disneyland, Max and I made a list of people – real and fictional – for whom we would rather vote for President. I’m not sure if that sentence makes grammatical sense. It’s very late/early. Without further ado… Jed Bartlet Matthew Santos Martin Sheen Bill Pullman’s character from Independence … Continue reading

California Candidates on Mandatory Vaccination

California Candidates on Mandatory Vaccination

I’ve emailed most of the candidates for the following positions: US Senator US Representative (5th District) County Supervisor (Sonoma) Why most? Well, one of the candidates for US Senator is all about climate change and nothing else. His web site proclaims that he would take everyone’s money just to fight climate change. I was pretty sure … Continue reading

Where Are We Going and Why Are We In This Hand Basket?

Today, I’m going to talk about something I don’t usually write about: politics. Despite the fact that most of my state’s Democrats threw all Californian children under a bus, I am still a registered Democrat. Although, that’s only because I can’t change my party affiliation online. But I am a liberal. When I take the “Which … Continue reading

Shot

Right after the Sandy Hook tragedy, easily half of the blogs I read came out with related posts. Most of them were trite. Some of the bloggers, I felt, were trying too hard to make the tragedy relevant to themselves. Some tried to make political statements. Overall, I didn’t care for any of them. Then … Continue reading

Hey Californians! VOTE!

It’s November 5th, do you know where your polling place is? Cassie and I will be going to vote after her first nap. I always take a child with me to vote. I feel it’s important to show them the democratic process. As you may have guessed, I’ll be voting for Obama. I like health … Continue reading

Politics? Why Not?

Lori at Write Mind, Open Heart, posted an interesting piece recently: Before we talk Obama vs Romney, let’s explore our core beliefs Now, I know this is supposed to be an adoption and family blog, but I actually come from a fairly political family. I also found Lori’s questions intriguing. A. Overall,1 do you believe people are … Continue reading

Hooray for Health Care!

“You are entitled to food, clothing, shelter and medical attention. Anything else that you get is a privilege. ” ~ Alcatraz: Inmate Regulations, 1956 (emphasis mine) Today, the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional. (Yes, Rand Paul, that does mean that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.) While I am happy … Continue reading

End of an Error

(originally posted on LiveJournal) I watched 0% of anything inauguration related today. We got rid of TV. I didn’t feel like making my way through the maze of analysis in trying to find one place where I could simply watch the speech. I feel bad, because when Jack asks me where I was when Obama became President, I’m … Continue reading