A Constitutional Protection

How did women go about demanding voting rights when they lacked fundamental political rights? It was the conundrum facing suffrage activists as they did their best to convince men to share the vote with them. Voting rights was the first step towards political influence were other issues; children's education and general social welfare could be tackled.

Irretrievably Broken

After 27 years of marriage, Bill and Melinda filed for divorce, citing the marriage as "irretrievably broken." Too much water under the bridge. No path remained to reach common ground. Voters in the United States can learn something from the Gates. How long do you compromise, turn yourself into a pretzel to stay together? Are 250 years enough? It takes enormous courage to be the one to call out the elephant in the room. "Hey! it's time to go our separate ways."  

Couldn’t Care Less

Image from Futurity.org Here we are, two years of COVID and conspiracy theories. Although the vaccine is not 100% effective (only death is), it keeps us out of the hospital and is our best hope for returning to normalcy. The virus knocked us down, but selfishness is keeping us down. But it wouldn’t be the … Continue reading Couldn’t Care Less