Tag Archives: legal

Janet Porter wants me to die

That’s the message she rallied her supporters to send to the Ohio legislature today. And Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, and Mike Huckabee all agree with her. Trigger Warning: difficult pregnancy, death I used to live in Ohio. If I were … Continue reading

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Navy Chaplains, Damn Lies, and Statistics

In the latest example of stunning dishonesty from conservative Christians who want to view themselves as persecuted, a group of Navy Chaplains has apparently enlisted a damn liar statistician to “prove” that they’re being discriminated against by not being promoted … Continue reading

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Why No Tarot Under 18?

I’m honored that Alison Leigh Lilly and Jeff Lilly spent time on their inaugural podcast of Dining With Druids discussing my draft of a Tarot Code of Ethics. One of the issues they examined is why I will not read … Continue reading

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Draft of Tarot Code of Ethics

I’m firmly committed to the Code of Ethics of the American Tarot Association: I will serve the best interests of my clients, conducting my professional activities without causing or intending to cause harm. I will treat all my clients with … Continue reading

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What going to the Hill is really like

Before I went to lobby for women’s rights and health care, I did training with the coalition of groups that cooperated to put together the entire effort. The training was focused on having groups attend scheduled visits with lawmakers or … Continue reading

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What strippers taught me about unions

Most of what I know about unions I learned from Live Nude Girls Unite! That’s a film documenting the successful labor-organizing efforts of the strippers at San Francisco’s Lusty Lady peepshow in 1996 and 1997. (A summary of the workers’ … Continue reading

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Response to the NRA’s nonsense

Crooks and Liars has a video and transcript of Lawrence O’Donnell from MSNBC responding to NRA lobbyist Wayne LaPierre. People in Tucson were shot and killed thanks to the relentless lobbying work of Wayne LaPierre and his blood-drenched organization. Wayne … Continue reading

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