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Rest in peace, John McCain

John McCain finally lost his battle with brain cancer and passed away today. While I disagreed with much of John McCain’s platform,  I never doubted that he was a good and noble man with integrity, a dedicated American, a war … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017 — March for Science

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
In these days of dangerous lies called alternative facts and facts touted by our leaders as fake news,  the celebration of Earth Day has never seemed more important.  All over the nation today, people…

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March for Our Lives!

There is a new Moral Majority in America. And it isn’t white evangelicals, the NRA, or the supporters of Trump. It is the majority of the country who believe in integrity in government, compassion, the rule of law, and justice. … Continue reading

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#044–Why don’t they call white male mass shooters “terrorists”?

Originally posted on The Chatty Introvert:
(Photo Credit: nbcnews.com) I am so sick of this crap. I’m sick of these killings. I’m sick of these “woe is me” stories of a guy who can’t hack it and says “screw the…

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The insanity of being a news junkie in the age of Trump.

Every day when I wake up, I check the news headlines. Maybe it’s just hypervigilance and wanting to reassure myself that Trump hasn’t started nuclear war yet.   This presidency makes me feel like I’m back in an abusive relationship and … Continue reading

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Please stop calling suicide victims ‘selfish’ or ‘weak.’ (reblog)

One of the best blogs I’ve recently discovered is John Pavlovitz’s blog “Stuff That Needs to Be Said.”  Pavlovitz is a Christian pastor, but he is different because he abhors what has become “conservatism” and is an active member of … Continue reading

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Sean Spicer is suffering from PTSD and that’s why he resigned.

Sean Spicer has resigned as Press Secretary.  The reason he gives is because his boss Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his new Communications Director. This video explains Spicer’s decision.  He feels that Scaramucci lacks experience (what else is new in … Continue reading

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The Children of Manchester

Originally posted on The Tony Burgess Blog:
The children of Manchester are wondering why, like all of us. A rising pop princess puts on a concert designed to bring people together and to sing for her generation suddenly is thrown…

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17 ways you know you’ve become a news junkie.

It sure seems a lot longer than four and a half months since Obama was president, doesn’t it? Like maybe a whole decade or twenty or even a hundred years ago.   With so much insanity bombarding us every day … Continue reading

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We have officially entered the Twilight Zone.

Credit:  Stephen Crowley/The New York Times  Only four months into the Trump presidency, and America feels like an alien planet occupied by tentacled overlords who have taken we, the people, hostage.  Yes, even Trump supporters, who seem to be suffering … Continue reading

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