I’m Not Left or Right or Center, or Any Other Damn Direction—And Here’s Why

I came across this wonderful Tweet from Michael Krieger the other day, and thought I’d share:

Amen. Couldn’t have said it better myself.

But I can certainly say more 🙂 Continue reading I’m Not Left or Right or Center, or Any Other Damn Direction—And Here’s Why

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NHL champions, here’s a simple way to avoid the White House visiting controversy: QUIT DOING IT.

 

Well, it finally happened. The Pittsburgh Penguins visited the White House and took pictures with President Trump.

My question for the champions: How do you feel about it now?

The team captain Sidney Crosby was at pains to reassure the press and public that this had nothing to do with politics. “It’s a shame people want to portray it that that way,” he said a few days earlier.

Well, sorry Cros, but your visit does make a political statement, whether you want it to or not. It says: It is an honor to have the regard of the President.

And is that really such an honor?

Continue reading NHL champions, here’s a simple way to avoid the White House visiting controversy: QUIT DOING IT.

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Trump is Just a Symptom. Let’s Talk About the Disease.

 

 

Listen, you might find the sitting president to be a repugnant, appalling, knuckle-dragging buffoon making up for what can only be a clinical case of inferiority complex.

You’ll get no argument from me.

But he is just a symptom.

Cut him out and you still have the disease. And it has metastasized.

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If You Have Post-Election Fear, Read This

 

No matter whether your candidate won or lost, I think we can all agree: we’re glad the shitshow is over.

But maybe your response is fear.

If it is, I just want you to consider this: you and I make the world what it is, not some villains sitting in office. And if that’s true, they deserve neither our hopes nor our fears.

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Forbidden Thoughts in the Pre-Election Frenzy



You remember those plays you went to when you were a kid, where you’re suppose to cheer for the good guy and boo the villain, or else it’s all going to go to hell?

It’s a nice illusion for the kiddies. It makes them feel like they’re in control of the outcome of the story.

We’re still playing it, aren’t we?

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