It’s not the idea that we’re living in a post-factual period but more that we have been repeatedly lied to by our elected officials and the media, that the trust has been eroded. Continue reading...
We can all agree that this election cycle was nasty and just devoid of honesty, so maybe that explains some of the behaviors we are witnessing. I have heard how one candidate was such a compulsive liar while the other one was a saint. One used some server in a basement with classified information on … Continue reading No Shortage of Hypocrisy
How do we bridge a divide that has cut so deep into the fabric of our nation? This is a question that may be the most difficult one for me to answer. As much as I would hope we would as a nation, come together to move our country forward, many (in the millions upon … Continue reading How To Bridge The Divide
Tuesday, we will know who the next president will be (fingers crossed). As Americans, neighbors, friends, family and strangers it is our collective responsibility to not gloat (we've seen that before). Remember, nearly half of the country is going to be severely disappointed with the winner, no matter what.
We like to think we’re rational beings. Realistically, you and I are just as illogical and emotional as the next guy. Democrats, Republicans. Liberals and Progressives are no more emotional than you and I are. Humans are emotional and routinely irrational beings. That’s just how it is. But you don’t have to live in the … Continue reading How Emotional Are Your Views?
Those in power continue to pull on the frayed threads of our nation instead of even attempting to repair the damage they have caused!
I lived in a house from hell for fifteen years, from age three to a little over eighteen. There was constantly something happening. Doors flying open and shut, voices, footsteps. Nothing ever stayed where you put it. I was alone there a lot when my mother passed away and I was constantly terrified. One of … Continue reading The Little Girl Who Wasn’t
There are certain things that are bound to occur in any individual’s life time, with only difference being the time of its appearance. Indecisiveness is one of them. Indecisiveness is really frustrating, irrespective of the fact that it’s indecisiveness of self or somebody else’s indecisiveness affecting the individual. It’s so loud a problem that it … Continue reading Make A Decision Already, Please.
Are you registered to vote? It is an easy thing to check and even easier to do. For all the discussion about voter disenfranchisement and voter fraud the larger problem is actually much more serious. In the last general election, 2012, the population of the United States was 314.1 million people according to the United … Continue reading National Voter Registration Day
Why should you accept the political system or the media when they decide to painfully bastardize vocabulary words to twist them into an offense to you?