Category Archives: Media Thoughts

Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan Fails Civics

Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan Fails Civics Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan[1] has released advertising for a demonstration he has organized (to support President Trump on May 31). Through that ad he shows that he needs to retake a high school civics … Continue reading

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Is This What You Want Your Government To Do? Current US House Bills (part 1)

Is This What You Want Your Government To Do? A post is going around social media publicizing current House bills and asking people to call their officials to request they vote against the following bills. See below the list for … Continue reading

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Stephen Miller: Donald Trump and the Muslim Ban

One Sunday morning a few weeks ago, Stephen Miller (Senior Advisor to the President) leapt to the country’s attention when he appeared on numerous shows[1] defending President Trump’s executive order banning immigration (the “Muslim ban”). His comments ranged from unsubstantiated … Continue reading

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US Media Ownership

Recently several friends have mentioned that they watch news on many different stations. By doing that, they think they are getting a well-rounded view of the situation. But are they? Probably not. Most of our TV networks (and radio stations) … Continue reading

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US Presidential Impeachment

Lately social media posts have been bouncing around the idea of impeaching the new president. Petitions state various reasons ranging from Trump’s narcissism to his signing of unpopular executive orders (I’ll probably write more on that topic later). Unfortunately, by … Continue reading

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Hello World~!

Anyone who has been online, turned on a radio or TV (or left their house) knows that US citizens are divided over the presidential election. Disunity and emotional reactions have become the typical responses. I’ve been finding myself reading social … Continue reading

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News, Presidential Candidates, and Truth

This blog is my attempt to impart a bit of rationality into the US Presidential discussion — and I use the word “discussion” as a less-than-truthful descriptor.  Although I do not always follow the logical path, I want to dig … Continue reading

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Keep on Complaining

This is an open letter to those of you who are younger than me — and to my generation too. My generation was filled with complainers. Mirroring the Rolling Stones’ song, we weren’t satisfied. We complained about women not being … Continue reading

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Grey Box

My posts have been sporadic for a while, but I’m still writing. I thought I would offer a bit of explanation for the randomness of my blogs. Last Spring, I returned to full-time employment after a long medical leave. While … Continue reading

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A Bit More About Self-Censorship

I discovered a wonderful quote in agreement with my post about self-censorship (here’s that post).  Sue Monk Kidd wrote the following in The Dance of the Dissident Daughter,  and I hope she won’t mind me sharing it. “Women themselves condition … Continue reading

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