Author Archives: Renee

McCain’s ‘war on poverty’

From a recent news article… April 23 (Bloomberg) — Republican John McCain, saying the nation is in a recession and “families are hurting,” retraced Lyndon Johnson’s steps in eastern Kentucky and pledged to mount a war on poverty different from that waged by the former Democratic president. “I have no doubt President Johnson was serious and had the very best…

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The social awkwardness of a pro-lifer in a sea of nihilism (thoughts on that Yale art project)

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) The recent project of creative fiction of a senior Yale art student spoke volumes of how our society sees women’s fertility as a curse, in which she choreograph over a nine month period the consistent artificial insemination and forced miscarriages to garner attention and express something, something that didn’t come across in her lack…

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