Tag Archives: Identity

Friendly Rant: Voting FOR Jill Stein NOT Wielding “Privilege”

Oddly, with the presidential candidates from the two dominant and domineering political parties setting new records for low approval, voting for anyone else is met with bafflingly high contempt.  My friend, local activist, and Green Party Jill Stein supporter, Shannon Frye, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

If you want to make sense of the failure of neoliberalism, as typified by Hillary Clinton, and its vomiting up of proto-fascist leaders like Donald Trump, then author and journalist Chris Hedges nails it again, in this piece, Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal … Continue reading

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POLITICAL POEM: Buy Partisan Ship

If you knot for me You agin Me Oh my They would halve US Believe In a New York minute Weather 60 second ads Or master debating in public For ours To won party Or buy partisan ship That teeming … Continue reading

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HAPPINESS: Hedonic Happiness Versus Meaningful Happiness

I have long been interested in happiness and happiness research.  I recently stumbled across one of the most fascinating scientific articles of any kind that I have read in recent years: Some Key Differences Between a Happy Life and a Meaningful Life. … Continue reading

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POEM: They Knot His and Her — Owed To Gender Fluidity

They cross that strait When they get two it As engender queer In mirrorly two be Or knot too be This poem is an ode to gender fluidity, to anyone who looks in the mirror and sees a different gender … Continue reading

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POEM: Present Daze

God invented the eight hour day But buy popular demand Parently beyond what could ever be yearned The ardor one tries Only leaves won With more or less Wanting more our In their daze With each re-quest First off with … Continue reading

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POEM: Nevermore Contrived

In the distant future But not too distant Man fashions A machine That does every thing For us For the trees Imperceptible To awe but sum Living in passed tense Eternal re-pose Holding sway In make believe lives And unexamined … Continue reading

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POEM: A Life Virtual, oh so…

There was twitter Jen Facebook Jen Work Jen School Jen Family Jen Amongst others Never at risk That they would hookup Or unplug In some formidable Jen convention Or at least the latest version In some ever expending universe Wear … Continue reading

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POEM: As The Tao Plunges

As The Tao Plunges I seek boundless horizons Beyond what can be billed What you can have Fore walls No bull work A retainer for passable living A cistern to dammed dreams Reining upon you Only knot to be brothered … Continue reading

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POEM: State of the Union – Barack Obama

The State of the Union In come in equality Barack Hussein Obama Raising a question Of will he deliver His second state Of the union Different than the first Shot from Chicagoland Now addressing From 1600 sumpin’ Pennsylvania Avenue A … Continue reading

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Homophobia – Now That’s a Choice!

Homophobia – Now That’s a Choice BUTTON Homophobia – Now That’s a Choice – Rainbow Pride Bar – BUTTON This cool design is linked to a button, but other great Top Pun products like T-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs, caps, key … Continue reading

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