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Recently, I have been hearing from the right wingers on various news outlets, about Hillary Clinton’s lying crooked ways, and how she should be locked up. 1,050 more words

Politics

Our European Tour, Part I: A Rainy Day in London

Over the next week, I’ll be posting some photos my poet-wife Patricia Smith and I took on our recent four-city European tour in July. Today’s installment: It wouldn’t have been London without a rainy day. 22 more words

Patricia Smith, Mother of Benghazi

Patricia Smith, Mother of Benghazi Victim, Gives Emotional Speech at Republican Convention (7-18-16)

The strength of this woman, she lost her son in one of the most heinous of ways and she gets on stage in front of millions to talk about it because she knows it needs to be talked about. 78 more words

National Politics

Grasping for Straws

Our formerly Grand Old Party formally nominated Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America on Tuesday, so at this point the only straw of faint hope for the country we can grasp at is that he won’t accept the nomination on Thursday and instead admit that his candidacy was just a practical joke and publicity gimmick gone badly awry. 730 more words

Politics

“When a woman drinks its as if an animal were drinking or a small child...": Female Writers and Alcoholism

When you look up writers and alcoholism, there is a dime a dozen of male writers. So it is easy to forget that alcoholism exists no matter age, gender, or race. 645 more words

Literature

MOTHER OF BENGHAZI VICTIM ADDRESSES HILLARY LAST NIGHT: I'M STILL WAITING FOR YOU TO CALL ME

Patricia Smith: “Hillary is a liar. It is definitely not time to move on. It has not been dealt with. I think she ought to be made to acknowledge what she did, and she has not. 71 more words

Politics

Who's Reading "A Scourge of Vipers Now?" It's Bob the Drag Queen!

Bob the Drag Queen is the season 8 winner of the wildly popular TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Bob and my wife, the critically acclaimed poet Patricia Smith, have a mutual friend who introduced them backstage at the Gramercy Theater in Manhattan Saturday night. 92 more words