Monday, November 30, 2015

Monday Etc.

What a screwed-up woman.
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I don't give a damn what you call yourself, if you are a man, you cannot be a woman.
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What motivated Robert Lewis Dear to open fire on a Planned Parenthood facility?
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No kidding: When you are destitute, everything that costs any money at all, no matter how small, jumps out at you.

This is what married people don't often get:

Because our lives seem so unstable, poor people are often seen as being basically incompetent at managing their lives. That is, it’s assumed that we’re not unstable because we’re poor, we’re poor because we’re unstable. So let’s just talk about how impossible it is to keep your life from spiraling out of control when you have no financial cushion whatsoever. And let’s also talk about the ways in which money advice is geared only toward people who actually have money in the first place.

Most single people have NO financial cushion whatsoever. A job loss or a medical crisis, and everything you work for is gone.
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At bottom, doctors are not supposed to hack off healthy body parts, let alone to do it to treat mental illness.
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