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About G Bitch

A mad black woman in New Orleans.

From “Autocracy: Rules for Survival”

Rule #1: Believe the autocrat.…[Trump] has received the support he needed to win, and the adulation he craves, precisely because of his outrageous threats. Trump rally crowds have chanted “Lock her up!” They, and he, meant every word. If Trump does … Continue reading

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Election 2016 Anthology: Call for Submissions

From Valentine Pierce via Facebook: Let’s get all the poets and writers to submit poems/prose/essays and do an “Election 2016” anthology of poetry. Of course, it would have a grand tongue-in-cheek name like “Why I moved to Canada” or have … Continue reading

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How to Report Harassment, Violations on Election Day and Get Your Vote on: NOLA Edition

from nola.com: In league with the announcement, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite named Assistant U.S. Attorney Irene Gonzalez [emphasis added] to oversee the Eastern District of Louisiana’s handling of those complaints Nov. 8. González, who has served as the district’s election officer since 2002, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Flooding: How to Help

from nola.com/Times-Pic: Red Cross: If you want to volunteer, call the Red Cross at 855-489-2528 or sign up at http://volunteerlouisiana.gov. Zeta Phi Beta: The Rho Epsilon chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority has started a GoFundMe account to raise money for … Continue reading

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“black lives aren’t worth much”

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“put down your binoculars, and with them, your corrosive self-pity”

What White America Fails to See. Michael Eric Dyson. New York Times. 7/7/2016. The problem is you do not want to know anything different from what you think you know. Your knowledge of black life, of the hardships we face, yes, … Continue reading

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“an increased tolerance for half-baked plans”

Whatever the intentions of policy leaders, this “broken system” narrative has had some serious unintended consequences. And perhaps the most obvious of those has been an increased tolerance for half-baked plans. Generally speaking, the public has a relatively high bar … Continue reading

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Day 2713: A Little Blerd Joy

Day 2713. My bones feel sore. It hurts to breathe. My poor sleep is more drain than reprieve or recharge. But I have Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent to light my day: The PDF of the entire decision and dissents: Utah v … Continue reading

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April is Spondylitis Awareness Month

I’m “lucky” enough to be “aware” all the damn time. And it is enlightening to see how common this “rare” disease is. What you also can do is look for ways to support those you know with spondyloarthritis, chronic pain … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 25: “seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control”

The article‘s fairly good. The focus is rheumatoid arthritis/RA, but I’m used to that. This stopped me cold: If your rheumatologist won’t prescribe pain medications, seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control.  And find … Continue reading

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