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The Legacy of Michelle Obama – First Lady Extraordinaire

All the grace of Jacqueline Kennedy, the intelligence of Eleanor Roosevelt, and a sense of humour unprecedented in a First Lady … that is Michelle Obama.  1,071 more words

Social Commentary

The last gesture.

The last gesture.

A dirty ward,

bedsheets unchanged.

It was simple really

the doctors failed you

and we were left

listening as they lied.

But the infection nevertheless… 206 more words

An Independent Candidate.

The final debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, prior to Decision 2016, is now one for the record books. Televised pundits are all over the fact that the GOP candidate reserved commitment, regarding public support of whomever is elected, until the time comes; to them, this seemed the most outrageous take away from the debate, simply because it was unprecedented. 1,005 more words

The Relevance of Thomas Paine

I have been reading Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” about which Wikipedia has this to tell us:

Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution…

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Hugh's Blogs

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

Mr. Hugh Curtler shares many of my posts, and today I am sharing this one from him, titled ‘The Relevance of Thomas Paine.’ It is proof that good ideas never outlive their usefulness, just as the writings and ideas of Thomas Paine have survived and thrived throughout the centuries and still have relevance for us today. Thank you, Hugh, for this post and for allowing me (albeit implicitly, since I didn’t actually ask this time) to share.

The Ass and The Elephant

“There is no choice.  There never was nor ever will be.”

Us and Them:

Every day in every way we are played against each other.  The nature of our reality has been distorted and transmuted into one of premeditated opposition.  1,162 more words

Human Interest

Bill Clinton's Third Term?

This week’s blog is my personal attempt to ask all you voters NOT to vote for Hillary Clinton. The reasons are many, but despite the scandals and dishonesty, they can be summed-up in the fact that most Americans don’t want a third term for Bill Clinton. 642 more words


Trumping a Symptom

Growing up in an era considered to be “second-wave feminism,” the “f-word” brought about empowerment and divisiveness, as social change will.  Gloria Steinem as a feminist activist, was getting her foothold in the consciousness of American culture, 1,050 more words