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Political Correctness Is Destroying America

The term “political correctness” very popular in this age of social media and the use of disinformation…..but what does the term mean exactly?

….the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against. 312 more words


Chicken soup for the cluttered soul: John Green’s books

I still remember listening to one of my professor’s talk about Aristotle’s theory of tragedy. Something along the lines of cleansing one’s system by evoking pity and fear. 494 more words


The Paterson Slogan

Wee hours of Wednesday. Sometimes I feel saved by Carlos Williams; by minutiae, by no ideas but in things. In a world of religious abstraction, one feels the need to be grounded in terra firma, in details, in stuff rather than fluff. 116 more words

Your Mail-In Vote

There is a problem these days….voting will be a bitch and the solution that many have offered is that of a mail-in vote and of course that will not fit into the plan for Trump….he and his ilk are saying that a mail-in vote would be riddled with fraud. 1,223 more words



perfect bodies,



some apparently


by kindness.

bots assisted

by humans



the tides of

modern media

are unpredictable,

the chances for… 60 more words


Snob Appeal

During the trying times we find ourselves in, I find myself dreaming of doing things that were once so commonplace. I look forward to going to the movies again, for example. 634 more words

Everyday Musings

The Sunshine City

I live near the Gulf of Mexico in the town of Treasure Island. While I really enjoy my little community, my experience here has been greatly enhanced by my proximity to the vibrant city of St. 148 more words