The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

The Scarlet Letter Recently, the Colorado State Patrol asked the public for its opinion. Should convicted DUI drivers be required to attach Special Plates to their cars so that other drivers know? Forty percent of those who responded said that any DUI conviction, even DUIs that weren’t involved in collisions, should require that plate. Then […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

You work hard for a girl. Never mind that I’m a woman almost out of her 40s but the man who said this to me was working the least of all of us, men or woman. Maybe he said it because we were working a labor job. Women have been working, rather hard, ever since […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

If not us, who is responsible for this spreading racial divide? According to a September newspaper article, at least 3000 advertisements are being called “the Russian campaign” to exploit America’s racial divide and sway the presidential vote. The Russians wouldn’t have been as successful if America didn’t already have a long standing history of racial […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

On Wisdom and Maturity If you’re between 18 and 25, consider this list. Acting on any of it, and how you act, is up to you but at least read through, and keep it, in mind. There’s nothing scientific about the list. It’s just my opinion but, from what I’ve noticed, the most mature, wisest, […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

You need to speak English while we devour your culture. In 2000, 15% of Colorado’s population spoke a language other than English. Roughly 422,000 people spoke dialects of Spanish, almost 31,000 spoke German, and approximately 19,000 spoke French. Also included in the count were Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Italian, Polish, and Russian. Just this month, […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Suffering in Silence. Sadly, it isn’t shocking that a high percentage of women reported abuse at the hands of sexually intimate partners. Roughly 60% of bisexual women have been stalked, physically abused, or sexually assaulted. More than 40% of lesbians and more than 30% of heterosexual women also reported abuse. Men are also victims. Approximately […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Instead of fighting for $15, we should regroup and attack in another direction. In a perfect world, every meal’s a banquet and every paycheck’s a fortune. However, reality dictates that only some of us will make a living doing what we want, immediately. The rest of us must do what we need to, first, in […]