A privilege? or a right?

My working life officially began in 1981 and I dutifully paid my share of federal and state taxes and FICA contributions for the next 30 years as well as having deductions to cover my own health insurance. It was never anything I complained about; it always seemed as if it was part of my obligation forContinue reading “A privilege? or a right?”

Can you see the morning after?

Yesterday began with such hope and promise. The sun shone brightly; New Yorkers flocked to the grave of Susan B. Anthony–with their “I voted” stickers–to celebrate a century of progress on women’s rights culminating in the promise of a bright victory and a new era of hope. But as the electoral map began hemorrhaging redContinue reading “Can you see the morning after?”

And that’s why #I’mWithHer

With surprising frequency over the years I have been asked variations on the questions “How can you possibly support Hillary Clinton?” and “How can a Christian vote for a pro-choice candidate?” Last evening I had a dear and earnest friend who has grown entirely disenchanted with Donald Trump ask me to help her find herContinue reading “And that’s why #I’mWithHer”