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Ramona Grigg

Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Freelance Writer and Blogger — Freelance
Covers:  women's issues, michigan politics, national politics, religion, health care, poverty, media, labor, writing, political humor
Doesn't Cover: economics, foreign affairs, sports

Owner, ramonasvoices.com.. Contributor at Crooks & Liars, The Broad Side, Dagblog, others. Life-long Liberal. #TheResistance #Uniteblue

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Biography

Columnist/essayist at Ramona's Voices, a liberal opinion blog with original content strengthened by the most necessary voices.
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Past lives include newspaper and magazine feature freelancer, columnist, essayist, short story writer, creative writing instructor, workshop leader and conference speak...

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@RamonasVoices — 1,863 followers, 22,992 tweets

I'm shocked at how so many progressives are today repeating Trump's words, "The Democrats CAVED". I've seen that word used dozens of times today by people who are definitely not his allies. Trump thanks them. Profusely.
@billthenewguy I think they'll hold a hearing or two but when it comes to an actual vote, I'm not so sure. The GOP really doesn't want to put their stamp on this so close to the election.
RT @paulkrugman: They also didn't fund the wall, and they didn't agree to any new restrictions on family-based immigration etc. And… https://t.co/s5wk9Do4Mw
RT @DemAwakening: It’s been 8 years since the Supreme Court opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate money to pour into our poli… https://t.co/3NYmxP3UsC
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote features and a general/political column for a chain of six newspapers in western Wayne County, near Detroit, in the late 1970s.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Margaret Pynchon, newspaper publisher from Lou Grant. Also, Brenda Starr.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

A journalist is a truth-teller, a muck-raker,, a story-teller, a poet; as necessary to civilized societies as air and water is to life.