Severed

I lie like a whisper I lie with the lights out And it won’t take me long just to find you And it won’t take me long just to find you I’m allied to the winter So don’t you get clever Don’t you get clever I’m allied to the landslide Gonna leave you all severed…

Waiting for the Next “Biggest” Mass Murder, Part II

Why we Need to to Stop Blaming “Mental Illness” As a psychiatric social worker, some basic  issues come to mind when public figures blame “mental illness” willy-nilly as the cause for mass murder.  1. People who commit mass murder are no more likely to be mentally ill than then general population. Unfortunately, it is an…

That certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ is Sexism

People LOVE to hate Hillary Rodham Clinton. You would think she was an actual serial killer with the kind of anger and hatred that she stirs up in some people. But, no, she had the audacity to do something much more antagonizing: she tried to be president of the United States. Institutional Oppression is when:…

Let’s Talk Hope Hicks

  I have two pieces of advise for the White House Communications  Director/former-cover-model-of-Gossip-girl-the-novel: don’t shit where you eat and less is more. Starting with the latter; is it just me or do most of the female public figures in this administration appear to favor drag-queen makeup levels (more on Sanders later)? #unprecedented! Like, just, please…