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He Touched My Shoulder, Kissed My Head: Everyone Has Encountered The Joe Biden Problem

From #metoo to the straight arms club, recent revelations leave serious questions about how to navigate care and affection in both the consent and the Trump era, as well as the consequences of telling the platonically physically affectionate (the huggers) among us not to be. Read More

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German Vs. American Parenting: The Crux America’s Perceived ‘Failing’ Isn’t About Suffocating Self Reliance It’s About Ensuring Safety

And when we say safety we don’t mean from skinned knees, scarped elbows, natural mild consequences of acting up at school, forgetting to do the laundry or let the puppy out, failing grades or non-life threatening common life experiences. We mean safety as much from the perverts, freaks, psychos, mass shooters, deranged killers, those specifically bent on hurting children as the once labeled ‘freak accidents’ that were, in retrospect to our own upbringings, the product of mild neglect and lax safety protocols now insisted upon because of repeated serious injury, death to children.

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No Most People Don’t Think French Fries Or Pizza Sauce Is A Vegetable Nor Is ‘Mountain Dew Mouth’ The Root Of Our Nation’s Dental Decay

Proving miseducation is not confined to stereotypical regions of the United States and isn’t limited to specific hot button issues vaccinations, abortion, politics of climate change, religion but health too, to the detriment of everyone globally. Read More

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Student On Teacher Violence We Are Attacking The Wrong Group: Yes The Students Are Wrong But What Does That Make The Teachers Doing The Same?

Talk about a raging case of toxic masculinity, thinking the only way, the best way to discipline or manage children is to be violent with them; never truly examined, so called grown-up problem solving involves some level of violence against people younger, weaker and less able to defend themselves regardless of age. Relatedly, surprise, surprise the people who need lessons on adulting are older adults.

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The American Citizen Is Back And Unfortunately I Was Right

Sadly it only took 3 months for that reality to come to pass to the detriment of the victims. Read More

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Why Samantha Bee Deserves To Keep Her Job And Roseanne Barr Does Not: Hint It’s The Same Reason The Problem With The Whitehouse Correspondents’ Dinner Wasn’t It’s Very Existence.

Oh and Megyn Kelly shouldn’t have been fired for her comments on blackface less because of their acceptability and more because the premise of the conversation was absurd; who cares what a reality star decided to wear as a Halloween costume, or that a white woman decided to be Diana Ross for Halloween, Kelly was right about one thing, who doesn’t love Diana Ross? Read More

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No Democrats Don’t Need A Better Slogan They Need A Better Electorate

Voters, citizens who can walk and chew gum at the same time; who can keep one eye on domestic issues, their local economy, state of their roads, their healthcare, education and one eye on the …Read More

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U.S. Middle Eastern Foreign Policy For Dummies: Progressives, Liberals, Independents And Anti-War Young Millennials, Gen Zer’s

Who incidentally seem to have gone to the Star Trek Discovery school of war, conflict or combat where even watchers can see real wars don’t end that way. For those unfamiliar with the latest franchise …Read More

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Fahrenhype 451 Next Stop Dystopia Not So Fast

Michael B. Jordan’s remake may be the quintessential movie of our time but those more needing to see it probably won’t; then again maybe they shouldn’t, and others don’t need to.Read More

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Starbucks Is Less About Race And More About Humanity Or Our Exceeding Lack Of It

Starbucks’ so called ‘teachable moment’ is as much about how all people treat all other people than balancing the scales of racial justice, correcting the scales’ long history of racial injustice.Read More

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