The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

It really amazes me that Donald Trump has somehow chosen the most destructive and incompetent person for every single position in his cabinet. I mean, that takes talent. Finding the worst possible human being for any job takes effort. You have to sift through a lot of scum to get to the most slimy of …

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Breastfeeding is such a controversial subject. God knows why. It’s the way nature intended women to feed their babies. It’s been going on for thousands of years. Every other mammal does it. It provides infants with health benefits that can be obtained no other way. How did we become so prudish as a society that …

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As I mentioned in yesterday’s blog entry, I got a chance to see Bernie Sanders speak here in Seattle on Saturday night. It went really well. At 15,000 attendants, it was his largest crowd to date, and about 3 times larger than Hillary Clinton’s largest gathering. But earlier in the day, he attempted to speak …

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On Saturday night I got to be a part of history. I went to see Bernie Sanders speak at the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion here in Seattle. It was a seminal moment. Socialism has never been a strong movement in this country, but it does tend to surge when the upper classes …

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