Tag: Donald Trump

  • The Making of a MAGA Bomber

    The Making of a MAGA Bomber

    All across this country, in schools in your very own neighborhood, are classrooms filled full of children who suffer from a wide-range of issues as a result of prenatal exposure to drugs and alcohol. These children are suffering. Their mental and emotional limitations are vast[..]
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  • BlacKkKlansman & the Men We Fear

    BlacKkKlansman & the Men We Fear

    I did not go to school with black kids until I was in high school. All of my elementary years and middle school years were spent surrounded by "Anglo-Americans", with the exception of a couple of years spent going to school in Hawaii, where oddly[..]
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  • The Writer’s Life: An Interview with Shepherd U

    The Writer’s Life: An Interview with Shepherd U

    Editor's Note: The following is an interview conducted by Shepherd University staff as part of the Appalachian Writers in Residence award. You can learn more about this program at shepherd.educ I am honored to have been selected Shepherd U's AHWIR for 2018. I will visiting[..]
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  • Omarosa & the Tale of the Recording Devices

    Omarosa & the Tale of the Recording Devices

    I've watched some of the interviews Omarosa has conducted to promote her book - Unhinged. I don't know the lady. I only know the "role" she has played in various "reality" shows. I am not a fan of reality TV, have never once watched Big[..]
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  • The Foundation of all Friendships

    The Foundation of all Friendships

      We were sitting outside Starbucks, my daughters and me, laughing over something I can't remember. Seems like when we are all together there is always much laughter. That's the gift of being the mother to daughters - they grow up to become some of[..]
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  • Prayers for John McCain & Family

    Prayers for John McCain & Family

    My Mama died of brain cancer. One lovely August afternoon, she sat down at her computer and discovered she could no longer read. The words were all jumbled together. She sat there for a moment, blinking. She'd never had very good vision, so maybe this[..]
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  • Trending: I am Blessed

    Trending: I am Blessed

    Seems like every store I go into these days has some trinket, t-shirt or token touting the line "I am blessed." If Capitalism and Calvinism mated they would produce the illegitimate child known as  Christian Consumerism. While on book tour last October, I was unnerved[..]
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  • Beloved Barbara Bush

    Beloved Barbara Bush

    Perhaps the one thing we can all agree on in today's current political climate is that Barbara Bush is beloved by people from all walks of life and all political persuasions. I guess I always thought George would die before Barbara.  So when the news[..]
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  • Kids These Days

    Kids These Days

    [caption id="attachment_3926" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Students marching in Bend, Oregonphoto credit Bill Dahl[/caption] When I hear people bemoan the youth of today, how lazy and insolent they are, how disrespectful and disruptive they are, how they don't do anything but stare at their phones all day[..]
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