this sickness in the blood can it be cured? blind rage born of grievance nursed by soulless profiteers egos hungry event horizons warping tearing shredding the gravity of avarice traps all near dear true we race into darkness accelerating no longer choosing
Reaching back to the fevered days of Summer 2020, I recall many social media posts written in RIGHTEOUS FURY over of acts vandalism and other crimes against property. “When the looting starts – the shooting starts” someone said, and to my shame as a human I witnessed this intent repeated over and over in commentsContinue reading “Truth or Consequences”
Just got off the phone with Mom who lives in North Dakota. I escaped long ago but still call on Sundays as a good son should. It’s heartbreaking to see what’s going on back home. Here’s a shocker: Mom skipped church last week – and she never skips church! Even when we went to theContinue reading “North Dakota Adopts Ättestupa to Flatten the Curve as COVID Rages Through State”
This isn’t a new one by any means, and of course I can’t take credit for it. Saw it in a catalog. T-shirt or bumper sticker, it’s a fine product from what looks to be a fine outfit. A familiar lament echos through my head frequently these days, “How can someone who calls themselves aContinue reading “Every Time a “Christian” Defends that Guy…”
Are you suffering from Compassion Exhaustion, Outrage Overload, or Good Old Fashioned Burn-Out? We’ve been hearing a lot post rNC convention about liberals feeling depressed and demoralized. It’s only natural. It’s called GRIEF. Those of us who chose to bear witness were subjected to the spectacle of our nation’s dearest symbols, landmarks, and institutions usedContinue reading “Just Keep Swimming and Think of the Children”
Debate is shifting from “He didn’t say that!” to “You can’t prove it!” to “Citing anonymous sources proves that all journalism is hooey!” FAKE NEWS! Can calls for government censorship be far behind? As least no one is suggesting this time that he was joking. When the shouting stops, and I confess I hope itContinue reading “Dude probably couldn’t point to Iwo Jima on a map – or pronounce it”
Portland “Patriots”, Kenosha militia, and at least one Southern congressman seem hell bent on mounting a real-life reenactment of the infamous final reel of American silent filmmaker D.W. Griffith’s 1915 civil war epic, The Birth of a Nation. If you think Gone With the Wind romanticizes the antebellum South and glosses over the evils ofContinue reading “The Original MAGA Caravan”
The Honest repubiKremlin Platform: LAW AND ORDER is for losers. Winners do whatever they want. Whattaya gonna do, sue me? Good luck. See you in court in 20 years unless you run out of money first. ha ha ha See plank #1 Shut the f*** up about Covid * * * * * * *Continue reading “A Cup of Warm Snark Before Bedtime”
I am 17 going on 18 I’ll take care of you By this point in the movie it should be clear to everyone who the bad guys are.
It happened. Incited by wild rumors, everyday people, not soldiers, fanned out across the countryside, day after day, slaughtering their neighbors with hand tools. Hutus and Tutsis aren’t different tribes. It’s a class and economic distinction exacerbated by decades of colonial rule – farmers and cowboys quite literally. No one wanted to believe it wasContinue reading “In Rwanda they did it with Machetes”
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