More than just in the media, movies and on social networks, we see the sensationalizing of the US military on the streets too. Whether it be getting out of a ticket for having a military ID, discounts in restaurants, or a general requirement for care and respect of those who serve. 3,386 more words
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I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of hyperbolic headlines. They plague even the most banal of stories these days.
I can’t scroll through nary a social media feed without reading grabbers similar to these (totally made up by me): 428 more words
We’ve all experienced this situation first-hand, even if it was only in school. ‘Write what you’re told to’, a superior essentially says, not what you actually think; there may be some freedom, certainly, but only within a very restrictive structure you’re given. 231 more words
During a recent relatively-passionate conversation about the rest of country suffering at the expense of London (a subject justifiably broached often in the former industrial heartland of Yorkshire, and no doubt I suspect elsewhere in the UK), somebody, I can’t remember who, said, “well they’re actually doing a documentary on this on the BBC this coming week”, to which there was a shared sentiment of “well, OK, at least it’s finally being talked about in the mainstream media”. 1,285 more words