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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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A heartfelt “thank you” to Senator John McCain.

The ACA (otherwise known as Obamacare) was hanging in the balance, poised to be killed by a group of cold-blooded old white men that only cared about more tax breaks for themselves. Led by the compassionless Mitch McConnell, they operated … 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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Dilemma.

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How Steve Bannon is exploiting a perfectly valid theory of history to create war and chaos.

Like his hippie predecessors, Steve Bannon wants to take down the Establishment — only this time from the far right. (credit: Huffington Post) One day back in 1997, while I was a stay at home mom and my kids were … Continue reading

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