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Norma Hollis I Can’t Take It Anymore

I can’t take it anymore! I’ve been holding my opinion throughout the political campaign, listening to the candidates and the pundits. I’ve laughed, shouted, called a few people stupid and found some unspent passion that I didn’t even know was there. 802 kata lagi


Burkini Ban

Nicely alliterative headline, but news from La Belle France is disturbing. French Mayors with local beaches have decided to ban the wearing of this cover-up swimsuit for Muslim women, as they consider it a ‘provocation’ against French secular values, or some such. 346 kata lagi


An Unprecedented Age of Terror?

Last night a little after 9pm, my husband and I received a text message from the older of our grown children, who had attended a friend’s wedding in Oregon with the future spouse, to say that they were safe because they left LAX for the parking lot just before the chaos at the airport ensued. 642 kata lagi


Kaepernick is asking for justice, not peace

Friday night, in a league whose business is Americana, Colin Kaepernick took a stand rarely seen in pro sports. It wasn’t from his seat on the sideline, where he paid no regard for the national ant… 8 kata lagi


Trauma of Russian invasion of Ukraine

The war in eastern Ukraine created a new reality for hundreds of thousands of people in Ukraine. Around 1,8 million citizens of Ukraine’s easternmost Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts had to leave their homes because of the warfare between combined Russian-separatist forces and the Ukrainian army.

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He Said That? 8/29/16

From Mark Twain (1835–1910), American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer, Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings, ed. Bernard DeVoto, 1939. First published in 1962 when the author’s daughter, Clara Clemens, withdrew her objection: 318 kata lagi


Today's Youth - Daily Prompt

Millennials (interchangeable with ‘Generation Y’)  – a term given to the current generations of youth born after the 80s up to the early 2000s. As… 732 kata lagi