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We just don’t have anything in common

Well yeah.  I am cynical. It’s nothing I would ever dream of denying. In fact, I take some demented measure of pride in this. Nothing dares transcend the pessimism that cloaks my soul like a storm cloud. But to accuse society of cynicism, though;  that’s a leap which changes the nature of the dialogue. When…

Sha’Carri Richardson…when apostrophes outpace common sense

I’m someone who has very little so it’s no surprise that my conception of “emotional intelligence” is lacking. I have armchair theories of what it is and how it is manifests in individuals. I have a vague inkling of how it works in practice. By the same token, I’ve assumed emotional intelligence was more meaty…

Douglas Emhoff’s wife is a spiteful mean girl

Sometimes the timing works out just right. Didn’t need to do anything other than read the daily news. I can write something and the next day an example of my thesis springs to life across the national stage. For instance, I wrote about our government resorting to high school peer pressure ploys of social engineering…

My counter-intuitive take on the video of Officer Joshua Lesher’s astounding reactions.

This was some sick police work by an Oklahoma police officer. He makes it look easy.  He trails the subject (who has already tipped off danger signals prior to this scene), carefully eyeing his movements and behavior. Ready, poised.  Prepared. And that is what saved his life.   The video shows the moment that Noble…

What came first: the marginalized or the ignorant?

Again and again and again, it happens. The ghetto urchins are like a broken record, thus, I react as a broken record too. They cry and moan.  “The world is so racist and cruel and unfair and out to get us, especially when we make suspicious movements in dark alleys and blacked out cars and…