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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, http://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 — 1,698 followers, 18,202 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

Who's working on saving this family? Why isn't a hospital a sanctuary, fighting to keep this from happening to families or patients? Awful. https://t.co/qNRnOFtqe6

Sep 21, 2017

RT @NancyPelosi: There’s a reason @HouseGOP & @SenateGOP can’t argue for #Trumpcare without misleading Americans: all the facts are against…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @alswrite: Think of all the consumer education we could do with $300K to sign people up for 2018 insurance. Or better yet, pay…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @EarthPlannr: @LawyerRogelio Trump's idea of a military parade is stupid. Taxpayers have already blown over $100 million to cover…

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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.