Remember when Ronald Regan used trickle down economics to assure us that the massive tax cuts he was giving corporations and the wealthy would 'trickle down' to low income people as the rich spent their extra money. It didn't really work. But last night a friend of proposed a much better use of the trickle down … Continue reading Trickle Down Sexonomics
Like many last night, I watched in horrific amazement as Donald Trump was voted in as the US President. His championing of disenfranchised American workers, his utter rejection of the status quo (both politically and socially) and his promise to Make America Great Again .. it all resonated. Firstly, and it pains me to say … Continue reading Making America Great Again – a (very painful) necessary first step
While I'm a complete political junkie, I rarely do political columns. But with the gong show that is the current American election, I thought I would re-post an old blog I wrote that - I hope - will restore some of America's faith in the potential of their GOP. So... “I long the for return … Continue reading No Problem to Large for America to Solve
My daughter's school had a guest speaker in recently speaking about the dangers of online predation. She was a policy investigator specializing in online predators and, after hearing her speak, I was terrified. The stories she told about older men trying to entice young girls on line to send pictures, meet.... It was really scary … Continue reading A Scary New Online World… or is it?
The New Hampshire government has recently struck down an effort that would make it illegal for women to public bear their breasts in public. Apparently a bill had been introduced into the House of Representative (the law making authority in US states) in response to the Free The Nipple movement, that would have outlawed public … Continue reading Live Free and Nude – The New Hampshire moto?
Is bisexuality coming out of the closet? I had an interesting discussion with one of our old babysitters who is now away at college. She told us that she was surprised at the number of people at her school - men and women - who were open and comfortable with their bisexuality. I don't think … Continue reading Is Bisexuality Coming Out?
Think of the best party you’ve ever been to. One that pulsed with energy and interest and, at the end, left you feeling that you really should go out more or hang out with that particular group of people more often. Now, think of the beginning of that party. I suspect that the tone for … Continue reading A Future We Want