Category Archives: Social Commentary

1st World Problems are Real

Hello dear readers, long time no blog! I have a ton to say, all the time, but clearly don’t feel like sharing so much.  Most of it is political, which makes me look like a political beast. Well, I am … Continue reading

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Nano… oh who am I kidding?

I’m kind of dead in the water right now. The last week has been busy as all get out. Then, today, when I had planned on closing out some projects, I found myself sick with what my ex-husband aptly called … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Mayor Denson and the ACC city planners

Today I received this request to sign a petition: “Mayor Denson, City Manager Reddish, and the ACC County Commission are considering an ‘Urban Camping’ law that would ban people from sleeping in parks, areas surrounding Government buildings, and other public … Continue reading

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Kony vs Qani: would his religion have made a difference?

The Facebook group “Americans against Islamophobia”, via posted an article on Facebook today postulating that the whole “get Kony captured” thing wouldn’t have happened if he were a Muslim killing other Muslims, or that because he’s a Black man, an … Continue reading

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The Patriotic Millionaires: why they have to ask.

On the NaBloPoMo website just now, I caught a comment by someone who commented on the 45 rich people, calling themselves the “Patriotic Millionaires”, who recently petitioned the President to please tax them more by at least letting the Bush … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo Day 16: PETA outrage

PETA has a new billboard coming out shortly to your neighborhood, right next to schools.  The location is strategic: this time, they’re aiming their propaganda at kids.  The ad, which is expected to be deployed in major cities in Utah, … Continue reading

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The modern cult of idolatry

The Idolatry of College Football “Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more” William Wordsworth Let’s play “What would you do” for a moment.  Let’s imagine that you are employed at a … Continue reading

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“Smokin Joe” Frazier – (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011)

“The world has lost a great champion. I will always remember Joe with respect and admiration.” ~ Muhhammad Ali, November 7, 2011, when he heard of Frazier’s death. Legendary American boxer and Hall of Famer Joe “Smokin Joe” Frazier died … Continue reading

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Andy Rooney died last night.

Andy Rooney died last night.

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Remember, remember, it’s the 5th of November

Today is November 5th, and until V for Vendetta, it was just a date to me.  I don’t know how I didn’t know about Guy Fawkes and his attempted revolution.  I mean, I went to a school that based its … Continue reading

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