The book is intended for pre-schoolers, but adults who’ve lost their way may also find a few takeaways.
As images of Trump supporters violently attempting to take control of the government by force started appearing on Twitter, the symbolism of the moment became painfully clear. https://twitter.com/igorbobic/status/1346906369232920576 Soon, other images appeared. A guy carrying the Confederate flag (also a flag used by German neo-Nazis since the swastika is outlawed in that country) into the … Continue reading The dais of discontent
Today, about 100 people gathered in Steinbach to protest public health restrictions and shout profanities at provincial conservation and health officers who started issuing fines. The Saturday event received widespread coverage on national television, in between doomsday COVID-19 reports from the US and a mini-MAGA march.
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There's no discrimination as widespread as ageism. Even sexism and racism can't claim to affect as many people as does ageism. We're all subject to the unfairness of ageist stereotyping simply because as we move through the phases of our lives, we can't escape the aging process. We are all young, and as long as … Continue reading Insidious ageism affects us all
Once, very briefly, my net worth was calculated at more than one million dollars. Together with my ex-husband, we owned three homes, vacationed in the Bahamas and drove a Porsche. At the peak of my earning curve, I brought in more money in one month than some people earn in an entire year. I had … Continue reading Net worth does not equal net value
“All the lies — I can't even keep them straight in my head any more.” These are the words of Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston in the television drama, "Breaking Bad." White's character is a teacher turned meth dealer whose life becomes one big illusion after he is diagnosed with lung cancer. The show has received widespread … Continue reading The elevation of lying
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. ~J.C. Watts How stupid do the Tories think we are? Taking payment for a committee that never meets is … Continue reading Miss Cranky Pants: Money For Nothing