I recently subscribed to Hulu. Am I using it to watch original programming? No! I’m rewatching Buffy the Vampire Slayer!
Season 3, Episode 1, “Anne,” opens with Buffy working as a waitress in Los Angeles under the alias Anne. She had run away from Sunnydale, where she had been compelled to kill her lover Angel & send him into a hell dimension, kicked out of school by the tyrannical Principal Snyder and thrown from the house by her mother, who couldn’t deal with the news that her daughter was The Chosen One. Continue reading
This is the body of an action alert from Church World Service passed on to me via e-mail by Janine Walsh, the Communications Coordinator of the Franciscan Action Network. Continue reading
I modified text of a letter promoted by Lutheran Services Carolinas & sent it to my 2 Georgia Senators & my GA-12 representative.
As your constituent, I urge you to protect and rebuild the refugee admissions program. It is critical that Congress holds the Administration accountable to meeting this year’s refugee admissions goal of 30,000 – already a historic low – and to setting a goal of at least 95,000 refugees in FY 2020. I also call on you to do everything in your power to protect asylum seekers and prevent the Administration from returning people seeking protection back into harm’s way. Continue reading
I had read and enjoyed both The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) trilogy as a young adult in the 1980s, but I could not get through The Silmarillion, which I imagine is a minimum requirement of true Tolkien fandom.
By the time Peter Jackson’s movies were released, I had changed my politics and began to question American exceptionalism and Eurocentrism. Continue reading
This is a letter I’ve written to the editor of the Washington Post.
You can learn more about this issue by reading the FAIR Media Watch Action Alert.
The real solution is to ban war and covert operations.
The Georgia Legislature passed SB 83 this session.
Governor Kemp hasn’t signed it yet. You can use this form to urge the Governor to veto it.
I’ve included below the text of my letter which I sent this morning and the letter of a friend and activist in metro Atlanta.