June 12, 2017 marks one year since 49 people were killed and 58 others were wounded at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL. Eli Lieb & Brandon Skeie released "Pulse" two days after the shooting, dedicating it to all those touched by the tragedy. i wish i could reach them / and strip away what separates … Continue reading QOTD 06.12.2017: “Pulse”
"[Harvey]'s homosexuality gave him an insight into the scars which all oppressed people wear. He believed that no sacrifice was too great a price to pay for the cause of human rights." -Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA (b. 22 June 1933) reflecting on the legacy of Harvey Milk in The Advocate on 11 January 1979. Happy Birthday, … Continue reading QOTD 06.22.2017
TRUMP: "Go ahead and have your stupid WITCH HUNT because... "...except I'm richer...and have bigger hands...and the best words - tremendous words!" If this tactic sounds familiar, allow me to refresh your memory: And with that, the question on everyone's mind: is Melania now running the White House Communications shop?
A few more quotes by Walt Whitman...the quintessentially American poet who proudly declared "I contain multitudes"...to ponder after the week our nation has endured. "I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game." "The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its … Continue reading QOTD…the Walt Whitman Bonus Ed.
"I have learned that to be with those I like is enough." -Walt Whitman Whitman's "rebel soldier friend" Peter Doyle was the primary - and most influential - object of his affections from 1865 till Whitman's death in 1892.
"Being gay has had no bearing on my job performance in business, in the military, or in my current role as mayor. It makes me no better or worse at handling a spreadsheet, a rifle, a committee meeting, or a hiring decision. It doesn’t change how residents can best judge my effectiveness in serving our … Continue reading QOTD 06.14.2017