THE FACE OF UGLY … remember the Ugly American? … Thanks so much for this post!! In a nutshell, I must quote … ‘Discrimination is against the law, just in case anybody has any doubts. We have something called ‘civil rights’ in this country, or at least we did until just over two years ago. I would also remind you that this is a secular nation, meaning our government is not tied to any specific religion and does not make laws that discriminate pro or con any specific religion. Until, that is, the evangelical Christians and Drumpf came together. Suddenly, under the Reign of Trump, it is said to be okay to refuse health care to LGBT people.’
I also thought I knew this country. I had an ardent desire to live here … now, I do not!!
I generally try to avoid ranting. As a rule, my ‘snarky snippets’ are enough to release the pressure that builds as a result of the chaos and corruption of our government and the idiocy of our society, and then I can go back to breathing and writing more well-reasoned pieces. But sometimes a number of issues converge, and it is blowup time. I can either blow up at my family, who do not deserve to be the brunt of my temper, or I can let the steam off here on my blog in an all-out rant. I choose the latter, so please bear with me.
There are two professions that should be above politics, though there is a necessary correlation: Teaching and Medicine. There is only one valid reason to enter into either of these fields, and that is a genuine desire to help people, to make a difference in…
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