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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Rants and Raves
Looking Beneath the Hype in Late Stage Capitalism
Can we agree that insurance companies are not your friends? They make a bet with you that something bad will happen and you lose until it does. Then they use every excuse to exclude the claim & not pay. So, … Continue reading
Posted in Rants and Raves Tagged Business, capitalism, gambling, insurance, logic Leave a comment
I received my Covid19 booster shot today at Kroger . One dude waiting had on no mask. I gave him grief about it. He said he had all 3 shots & Omicron so… I told him I was there to … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves, Tattoos Tagged 1%, CDC, Covid19, cull the herd, fascism, herd immunity, Kroger, Mask, Walmart 2 Comments
Welcome to 2021
Welcome to 2021, you beautiful pile of potential ! You are awesome and wonderful. What will you accomplish this year? While circumstances will always play a large role, your choices and actions will often determine the outcome. So, choose well … Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration, Rants and Raves Tagged 2021, be better, choices, make a better world, New Year, passion 5 Comments
Why is Atlanta burning?
Originally posted on Charles write here:
When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify…
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves, reblogged Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, injustice, justice, racism Leave a comment
Some Thoughts on Voter ID Laws
If voter i.d. laws were truly about identifying the voters so as to remove the possibility of fraud, voter registration cards would be issued with a photo on them as driver’s licenses are. Issuing a card without a photo and … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged citizen rights, count every vote, voter i.d. laws, voter suppression Leave a comment
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