Author: Julie Barrett

A Political Outsider’s Takeaway from the 2022 Legislative Session

I’ve never been involved in politics or government and to be honest, most of my life I felt like these issues were really boring and was content to leave them to others to deal with. Well that turned out to be a completely irresponsible and costly idea. Maybe you feel the same: as you’ve been living your life, raising your family, running your business, leaving the lawmaking stuff to “others” now you see how disastrous that has turned out for Washington and America.

“Marijuana” is a Racist Term According to Washington Lawmakers

HB-1210 was passed to remove the word “marijuana” from the RCW (Revised Code of Washington) and replaced with “cannabis”. According to the bill’s sponsor, Representative Melanie Morgan of Washington’s 29th legislative district: “The term ‘marijuana’ itself is pejorative and racist.

The Hill I Will Die On

“Is that really the hill you want to die on?”

This is a common response from people on the right and on the left whenever a person takes a strong position on a given issue. Quite frankly, there are several hills I would be willing to die on these days. There are many issues where I feel we cannot compromise, and we must hold fast. But if I had to pick just ONE hill to die on, this is the one: protecting children from woke ideology and radical left indoctrination.

Assault on Divine Femininity

In response to the recent post The Left Wants to Cancel Women, I am moved to these thoughts.
Rape, what an evil, ugly, heinous act of hate. In general people have appropriately attributed this as a despicable physical act. But ladies, there are evil powers in these times that are committing an egregious sin that likens this act against every woman in the world in one way or another.