Category Archives: Quick post

The Politics of Fear

Why are people voting for Trump? Fear. More than anything else, the reason is fear. I listened to NPR interview a couple who were planning on voting for Trump. They kept repeating certain points. They talked about how they didn’t … Continue reading

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White defensiveness

“Not all cops” and “blue lives matter” is just as stupid as “not all men” and “all lives matter.” It’s defensive deflection. It’s someone (usually of a privileged group), taking the fact that certain groups are disproportionately victimized, as a … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Easter, or Jesus vs the Easter Bunny

On this day 1983 years ago, Jesus died in a climactic battle with the Easter Bunny. Jesus fought hard and well, and prevented many homes in the greater Jerusalem area from being egged. Not many know the true nature of … Continue reading

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Sizing up the competition

Yep. This is what we’ve come to. The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination made dick jokes during a nationally televised debate. When Senator Rubio sunk to “The Donald’s” childish level by making jokes about his hands, Trump couldn’t help but respond in … Continue reading

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The Day I Became A Feminist

A good friend of mine posted on Facebook today, describing a time from years before, when she realized that she was a feminist. And she asked her Facebook friends to recount their stories. I started on mine, but as I … Continue reading

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Jesus H Cosmos

Our world will be consumed by the sun in a few billion years. As the nuclear fusion reactions within it run out of fuel, it will expand – possibly past Earth’s current orbit – and SPF 3 billion will become the … Continue reading

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What’s at Stake in the 2016 Presidential Race

I just have a quick one for today. I’m going to dwell much further on this topic in upcoming months, but for now I will just start with this brief note. Three governmental bodies, the EPA, NOAA, and NASA, are … Continue reading

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Lions, and Events, and News…

A common pattern emerges with many news stories. If something occurs that is not necessarily a matter of life and death for humans, but involves an emotional topic, then after a day or two we start to see an interesting … Continue reading

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Media Multitasking

Social media is a wonderful tool. Anyone can use it. That, sadly, is also its biggest drawback. I tend to accumulate pet peeves using sites like Facebook and Twitter. Mostly, it’s just opinions and posts that irritate me. Not really … Continue reading

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A brief thought on Caitlyn Jenner and the media

  Facebook, one of my guilty pleasures, has been dominated this week by discussions on Caitlyn Jenner and her transition from a man to a woman. Naturally, opinions have been mixed, but one very common opinion has been perplexing to … Continue reading

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