Category Archives: People

The Concession Speech We All Deserve

BREAKING NEWS: The US General Services Administration (GSA) has informed President Elect Joe Biden that the administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from administrator Emily Murphy. A message from the Twitter account of … Continue reading

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I’m really sorry, but this is simply too good NOT to share

Now, I hope you’ll agree that that is a wonderful clip. If you disagree, then you should simply click elsewhere now, because you won’t want to listen to what I have to say. Which is: the game is still not … Continue reading

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Bezos Doubles Wealth as Amazon Essential Product Prices Rise 1000% Amid Pandemic

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
A report by Public Citizen found that “Amazon is engaged in price gouging on products it sells directly” through its Amazon Essentials line, with products like facemasks and corn starch seeing elevenfold increases…

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Naked Truth

Originally posted on lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown:
His truths are vile graffiti scrawled in charcoal on a wall, your belief in them, immobile—not budgeable at all. You spout online rhetoric not based on any fact, using a…

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The First 100 Days …

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
If a president serves his entire four-year term, he will have been president for 1,459 days.  The first 100 days are some sort of a marker, though they are less than 15% of his…

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An open letter to all billionaires, everywhere

Dear Sir or Madam, In August 2020, Jeff Bezos became the richest man on the planet. Not only that, but he became the first person ever to exceed a personal wealth of US$200 billion (and that during a pandemic, too, … Continue reading

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Marcus Brigstocke on Religion: Part Two of Two

I have to admit, I did swear a bit myself this week. I was reading the Daily Express newspaper — I say ‘newspaper’, that’s overstating it a bit, unless Princess Diana’s mysteriously easy to explain death is still news; however, … Continue reading

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Goon morning!

In these bizarre days, I think we could all use a good laugh. The coronavirus brings to mind — because of the association in my head with an episode called ‘The Spon Plague‘ — the inimitable Goons, all of whom … Continue reading

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Marcus Brigstocke on Religion: Part One of Two

Hello! I’d like to start this week with a request, and this one goes out to the followers of the three Abrahamic religions: to the Muslims, Christians and Jews. It’s just a little thing really, but do you think that … Continue reading

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The wolves within: a Cherokee legend

An old grandfather said to his grandson, who came to him with anger at a friend who had done him an injustice, “Let me tell you a story. “I too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that … Continue reading

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