Author Archives: Katherine Helms Cummings

About Katherine Helms Cummings

During the day I am a social and environmental activist whose professional work has been in the nonprofit world for the last 12 years. Most nights and weekends I am an artisan making accessories with upcycled cashmere and woven textiles. My handmade items are available at The Sassy Gal http://thesassygal.org

Enslaved people are not immigrants

Dr. Ben Carson, recognized as a brilliant surgeon, used some “alternative facts” in comments to the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) staff today, as he begins his work there as the Secretary of the agency. Carson chose to describe enslaved … Continue reading

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What I’m reading about last night

What I’m reading about last night (link to the address is below from the New York Times): WAPo: “In describing his bleak vision of a ruined United States exploited by foreigners, Mr. Trump wrote a series of checks he almost … Continue reading

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Who isn’t in the room now?

The duties that the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Director of National Intelligence include participating in discussions and decision-making in the National Security Council.¬†¬†Trump has decided that they don’t need to attend unless specifically asked. Their … Continue reading

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