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A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

It’s the people who are openly judging others who have the problem, but they, sadly, cannot see it. A few days ago I spoke to a friend on Facebook who said that she was due to visit her father later in the week, but was already dreading the visit. She hadn’t seen him in a […]

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

theredphoenixapl.org Despicable Donald Drumpf is many things to many people, and most of these things are harmful, hateful, and heinous. One particularly nasty and noxious aspect of Drumpf the Despicable is his persistent “dog whistling” as the Republican Presidential candidate. He not the first and he is not the sole practitioner active in and around […]

Why is this Happening?

Why is this Happening?

  https://makeameme.org/meme/black-lives-matter-k84h5a “The wind of change is blowing, and we see in our day and our age a significant development. Victor Hugo said on one occasion that there is nothing more powerful in all the world than an idea whose time has come. In a real sense, the idea whose time has come today is […]

Citizens All; Always!

Citizens All; Always!

        http://www.sheknows.com/living/slideshow/list/3447/patriotic-quotes/patriotism-is-not An essay, on patriotic citizenship rather than corrosive partisanship, in honor of America’s 240th Anniversary. America is much more than a geographical fact.  It is a political and moral fact – the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.  ~Adlai […]

Lovers & Sinners

Lovers & Sinners

Will that which you most desire destroy you? Lovers & Sinners introduces a world of stardom and those who seek it, as well those who wish only to be loved. The story intrigues with its open sexuality, international locales, and a mysterious link to Russia’s cursed royal family with secret ties to the love affair […]

America’s Election Process

America’s Election Process

  http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/u-s-primaries-caucus-iowa-republican-democrat-trump-1.3422904   “When picking a leader, choose a peacemaker. One who unites, not divides. A cultured leader who supports the arts and true freedom of speech, not censorship.” Let it be!   Though far from perfect, the American presidential election process has been improved since its inception. As things now stand, two distinct, but […]

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

I’m not a Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders supporter. I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. Nearly 30 years ago I registered as a Green Party member and have been one ever since. As a person that politically leans to the progressive left, I would say I tend to agree more with Sanders than any […]

Holy Misogyny

Holy Misogyny

laveandrea.blogspot.com   Saint Albertus Magnus, a 13th-century, Dominican theologian, did not mince words.  “Woman is a misbegotten man and has a faulty and defective nature in comparison to his. Therefore, she is unsure in herself. What she cannot get, she seeks to obtain through lying and diabolical deceptions. And so, to put it briefly, one […]

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