‘prisons’ Archive

SNAP, Congress, and my Career Goals June 20, 2013 9 Comments

Shame on Congress!  Shame for even considering life-risking cuts to the SNAP program!  Shame on them further for the proposal to deny SNAP benefits to convicted felons! How is it that the same people that would restrict birth control and abortion will also restrict assistance for prenatal care, childcare, and food for children? They are [...]

Suffer the Little Children November 18, 2011 12 Comments

I’ve always been different from other kids.  Smarter, prettier, more resourceful.  Mostly more resourceful.For instance, in elementary school I carried an empty lunchbox to school most days and a full lunchbox home.  My school cafeteria had a little table near the exit for used lunch trays, and a tray in the back where you could [...]

Asking the Right Questions January 13, 2011 9 Comments

We need gun control in the U.S. We need better mental health care in the U.S. We need better health care in the U.S. We need to start preventing mass shootings instead of just crying when they occur. But first we have to ask the right questions. Would you rather live next to a mentally [...]