Category Archives: Rants and Raves

Screeds posted to vent – blow off steam – from whatever is just so wrong that it gets me worked up

It’s Not About You

As we just had Mothers Day here in the USA, it struck me how some people fail to understand the meaning of the holiday. Simply put, it is to celebrate mothers, which we all had (and some of us still … Continue reading

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Free Speech Has Consequences

In my experience, bigots and other intolerant people will generally self-identify by their own words and clothing choices. If you show up in public wearing a Nazi swastika or other Nazi or fascist symbol and it’s not for a WW2 … Continue reading

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A Southerner Speaks Out on the So-Called Confederate Flag

As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading

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What If We Really Cared ?

What if we took to heart the Great Commandments and truly cared for other people, especially the widows, the orphans, the sick, and the prisoners? What would that look like? What if for-profit insurance had never been allowed for health care? Would … Continue reading

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