A View from the Bubble

Musings from outside the mainstream.

Trucks or Guns?

In this rebuttal we’ll poke holes in the notion that truck and gun are interchangeable.  The tragedy in Nice, where a truck was used, is not at all relevant to the discussion … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

The mansions are going to burn

I have an acquaintance who is a former sheriff who worked in the area between the suburbs and the city.  Over the course of thirty years he saw the city encroach … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

After all, we are the oppressors.

It appeared on my Twitter feed and so I clicked; an article on male privilege.  The author, J. Brown, seems earnest.  He is confronting issues he sees in the world and examining the … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

There doesn’t have to be “Mommy Anxiety”

Want to Parent, Not Sure About Being a Mommy writes in to Carolyn Hax feeling “ambivalent about motherhood.”  She acknowledges some social pressure suggesting that parenting is “all-consuming and definitive … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

This is your GOP

It’s been entertaining to witness various conservative and Republican leaders first dismiss Donald Trump, then scramble to compete and finally stumble as if sucker punched by a bully.  And while Donald Trump is frequently called a … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Militant loses foster kids… and for good reason.

Let’s take LaVoy Finicum at his word that he and his wife have done a great deal of good working with troubled boys.  As someone who has worked with troubled … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Voting for the one note candidate

There’s been a great deal of discussion among the chattering class regarding Bernie Sanders being a one note candidate.  I’ll admit it’s bothered me as well.  As much as he … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment