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Thanksgiving

My family doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving, it isn’t because we aren’t grateful for all that we have, quite the opposite is true. The biggest reason we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving can be seen by paying attention to what is happening at Standing Rock in North Dakota. We don’t celebrate a holiday that celebrates the murder of Native… Continue reading Thanksgiving

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They put them in dog kennels.

The time has come for us to stand up as one to speak out against this inhumane treatment of Native Americans, protect a water source for millions of people, and to protect sacred burial grounds. Since I cannot make it to Standing Rock personally, I am doing everything that I can to spread awareness of what is happening there. Together as one, we can make a difference.

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Politics…ugh.

With the upcoming presidential catastrophe, I'm still on the fence as to who to vote for. My candidate is clearly a wash and I'm left feeling a bit betrayed by his actions. Lucky for me (sarcasm) there's a slew of other people to look into. One of these people I'm looking into is Gov. Gary… Continue reading Politics…ugh.

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ALL lives matter, not just a select few.

If we are going to march against these injustices let us do so in daylight so that everyone can see our solidarity and hear our voices rise together as one. Let us not scream only one kind of life matters, but realize that each and every one of our lives matter and that we will come together as brothers and sisters to protect and care for each other. Let us not destroy the lives or property that others have worked so hard for during their own life, but instead let us build each other up and stop the foolish selfishness of looting during the chaos of rioting. Let us work together for peace, because there is already enough suffering.

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Bathroom Hysteria – Q&A

As I often do, I shared my post "Bathroom Hysteria" on another social network called Postwaves. From that posting I received a question from one of the members there asking if I thought that school locker rooms should be separated by gender. I feel like the question can be applied to any public facility like bathrooms… Continue reading Bathroom Hysteria – Q&A

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#AmericanTerrorist

Terror 1. Intense, sharp, overmastering fear 2. An instance or cause of intense fear or anxiety; quality of causing terror Terrorize 1. To fill or overcome with terror 2. To dominate or coerce by intimidation 3. To produce widespread fear by acts of violence Terrorism 1. The use of violence and threats to intimidate or… Continue reading #AmericanTerrorist

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Double Edged Sword

My heart is torn in two; one part tells me that letting refugees into my homeland will open us up for a terrorist attack (much like the one that happened a little over fourteen years ago), the other part asks me how I could even begin to think about not giving innocent people a safe… Continue reading Double Edged Sword