Letter to my Congressional Representatives

The Honorable Lynn Jenkins 1027 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Pat Roberts 109 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-1605 The Honorable Jerry Moran Russell Senate Office Building Room 361A Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Representative: I am writing you as your constituent in order to urge you to form a committee …

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Lunatic Republicans

I wish someone could explain to me how any sane person can vote for the current crop of Republicans. It seems like more often than not, they are theocratic loons who have no problem legislating against people's bodily autonomy all the while railing against Big Government. I hope I live to see the day when …

SOPA/PIPA

I recently sent emails to my House and Senate representatives regarding these horrible pieces of legislation. I thought I would post the contents here for posterity. Subject: Please oppose the PROTECT IP Act and SOPA I urge you to reject the Internet Blacklist Bills (S.968 and H.R.3261). I am deeply concerned by the danger these …

Mutual Respect

A comment from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's office during the recent flap over a Twitter post by a high school student has me rankled. According to Brownback spokesperson, Sherriene Jones-Sontag, it takes mutual respect to have a constructive dialog. While that is all well and good, the thing with respect is it is earned not …