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Politics. Taking down Statues is a beginning. 4-12-2020.

There will be quite a lot of people upset by this decision – mostly racists who tend to say they aren’t racist. They claim to only be honoring their heritage (of defending slavery), and that the statues were commemorating participants … Continue reading

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Politics. Nobody Listens to Cassandra. 04.02.2020

It must be horrible to be Senator Warren.   She instigates the Obama administration into establishing an agency to protect consumers from predatory lending practices, and an advocate for the banks and Wall Street undermined her efforts. A bunch of … Continue reading

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Politics. The Trap of the Feel Good Story. 03.26.2020

I love that people are stepping up and innovating solutions, and I admire that in people. This is humanity at its best and most generous. I am infuriated that we had and have multiple opportunities to be proactive about this … Continue reading

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Politics. Hosting Guests in a Pandemic. 3-14-2020

We are living in interesting times. This week, COVID-19 – a Coronavirus believed to have originated in a live animal market in Wuhan, China – was declared a global pandemic earlier this week. It came in at a time of … Continue reading

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Politics. On Democracy, and Centrism. 02.13.2020

The party shifted to the center after the single term of President Jimmy Carter. Carter was held to a single term in large part because he was undermined by the apparatus within Government, specifically within the GOP that wanted a … Continue reading

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Politics. Employment. A Tiny Grain of Sand. 1.19.2020

Sometimes you have to work for people who are less than honorable to keep the lights on. Sometimes integrity is a luxury that people with resources can afford, and the rest of us wish we could. But for those of … Continue reading

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Politics. Guns. Another weekend, and two more mass shootings in the US, and counting. 08-04-19.

Do you know who can stop mass shootings?   Gun manufacturers and the GOP, but they won’t.   Stopping production won’t get the existing guns off the streets.   Sure, its legal to make them.   Lots of things are … Continue reading

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Politics. The Unsurprising Racism of Reagan. 08.03.19

“Go Set A Watchman” was a better book in my opinion than “To Kill A Mockingbird” “Go Set A Watchman” was the un-cropped picture, with all the flaws, with racism intact.   “To Kill A Mockingbird” was the cropped version … Continue reading

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Politics. Our Injustice System in the US. 08.01.19

There is an organization called The Innocence Project in the US which works to get DNA tests, compile evidence and assist in bringing cases to justice in which people were incarcerated with tainted evidence, inadequate legal resources, or sent to … Continue reading

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Politics. The Rainbow of Responsibility. 6.30.2019.

Happy Pride. Its expensive to put together large celebrations, and the LGBT+ communities need corporate support to cover expenses like bonding, underwriting, insurance, etc. That said, celebrating the diversity and achievements of the LGBT+ communities needs to go a lot … Continue reading

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