“Skillful means” is a very important concept in Buddhism. Before you act, you figure out what your intention is. And then you take action to realize it — but not just any action. You’re supposed to figure out a skillful way to achieve your intention, because, if you don’t make…

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley

Now let me get this straight…..

FIRST

Because of that relic of slavery, the totally undemocratic Electoral College, in 2016 a megalomaniac became President of the United States, even though he lost the popular election by over three million votes.

THEN

Because that other relic of slavery, the totally undemocratic…

We’ve got a democracy emergency here in California. We’ve got this recall election of the Governor coming up on September 14. It is a completely undemocratic, and even unconstitutional event. We need to work really hard starting now because people are now receiving their mail-in ballots, and keep it up…

Nina Turner campaigning

Nina Turner is an incredibly charismatic progressive politician. She was Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager and has been elected in Ohio at the city and state levels.

Nina Turner lost the election.

She was running in her congressional district’s primary to be the Democratic candidate for Congress in the general election…

Needless to say, there have been mass delusions throughout history. Quite often, these masses have been led by their delusions to kill others who are not deluded. The Holocaust would be the most obvious example of that. Hitler believed that Jews were responsible for all the ills of the world…

Dennis & the Mollie Bus

If you had asked me this question before the pandemic…

“Are you attached to doing your own grocery shopping?”

… I would have answeredAbsolutely not! It’s just another household chore. If it weren’t for the expense, I’d be perfectly happy for someone else to do it.”

But that turned…

Terry Baum

Terry Baum is an actress, director, teacher, filmmaker, political activist, and award-winning lesbian playwright. Her blog BAUMBLOG is a “Top 100 LGBTQ Blog.”

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