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Why do we punish people for being poor?

Many articles have been written on this topic from a variety of perspectives, I might as well add mine. Fact: America, as a society, is increasingly criminalizing poverty. I know many people will disagree with this, the argument is that … Continue reading

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Ignoring your Privilege is Unacceptable

I have written about privilege before, but I will do so again. This country is rapidly devolving into a place I cannot be proud of, or maybe the idea that it ever was is a sign of my own privilege. … Continue reading

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There is a difference between a symbol and a dream

This has always been more than a day off for me, and I say that not just because I chose to work today. As a kid it was more than a long weekend, although, truthfully on the day itself the … Continue reading

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We are the wicked witch….. and the cowardly lion…..

My understanding of good and evil has evolved over the years. I have been looking for the meaning of life for quite some time. I have heard sermons on evil as a literal devil who stalks the good people of … Continue reading

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The chickification of America

Rush did it again. Geez. I think its a sad commentary on the poor education and lack of awareness of American citizens that Rush Limbaugh still has an audience. Apparently, according to Rush, the NFL support for Breast Cancer Awareness … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Community Service

What would I say if everyone were listening? in response to today’s Daily Prompt. People, you are the problem. Stop it.  I can gather from pinterest and facebook that misanthropy is something all the cool kids are making a pretense … Continue reading

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When your childhood hero lets you down

When I was in elementary school, my class took a field trip to see a movie about the life of Ben Carson. Ben Carson was at that time a neurosurgeon. What hit me was his talking about struggling in school … Continue reading

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