Category: Politics

About last night

Ugh.  I’ve already mentioned one idiot actor on this blog, and now I’m about to foul it up with another one.  So yes, everyone is talking about fake Margaret Thatcher’s ridiculous, hammy performance at some stupid awards show last night.  Boo hoo, actors are sooooooo vilified!  By the way, back in November I wrote a…

By Elaine Arias January 9, 2017 Off

Hey snobs – you’re on notice!

One of the things that pleases me greatly about this past election is the complete and utter repudiation of the snobs in our society.  You know.  The ones that live in big cities and on either coasts.  Some of them are Canadians living in Toronto or wherever.  Any cosmopolitan, brightly lit city – that’s where…

By Elaine Arias December 2, 2016 Off

Why I am self-publishing

Shortly before the election, I found this on Reddit:  Racist YA novel receives backlash.  This was posted at the cesspit known as Oh No They Didn’t, a LiveJournal community dedicated to celebrity gossip.  I used to visit that site frequently but after the 2008 election, I stopped, and I haven’t really missed it since. I…

By Elaine Arias November 30, 2016 Off

Happy Thanksgiving

I am grateful to be an American.  I am grateful to have been born in this great country, and I am grateful to live here. I have Native American ancestry on both sides of my family, and I still feel this way, regardless of what happened in the past.  No nation has a perfectly peaceful,…

By Elaine Arias November 24, 2016 Off

So it begins

Alrighty then.  After moping about my horrible week, I decided to do some reading.  After all, it’s a much needed distraction given all the drama that’s going on in my life at the moment. My novel, Nemesis, deals with a lot of themes.  One of them is sexual abuse.  I am sorry if the topic…

By Elaine Arias November 23, 2016 Off