civility

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Congress just passed a bill that will require all American users of social media to obtain certification and be registered in a nationwide database before they can post content to any U.S. based social media platform. In a ...
Words Have Consequences

License To Post

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Congress just passed a bill that will require all American users of social media to obtain certification and be registered in a nationwide database before they can post content to any U.S. based social media platform. In a rare bipartisan move, lawmakers said they had to do something “before the whole country lost its goddam [&hellip
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Fighting makes me feel icky. When people disagree, part of me wants to curl up into the fetal position and pretend it isn’t happening. That’s the part that just wishes everyone would get along. But everyone doesn’t get ...
1st Rule of Political Fight Club: Stop Being an Asshat

Political Fight Club

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Fighting makes me feel icky. When people disagree, part of me wants to curl up into the fetal position and pretend it isn’t happening. That’s the part that just wishes everyone would get along. But everyone doesn’t get along. Pretending there aren’t differing opinions on significant issues that impact our daily lives is not just [
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Soon President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, one of two Japanese cities the United States dropped nuclear bombs on at the end of World War II. Mr. Obama had said for several years ...
Can The U.S. Admit Its Weaknesses and Still Be Strong?

The Game of Sorry

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Soon President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, one of two Japanese cities the United States dropped nuclear bombs on at the end of World War II. Mr. Obama had said for several years that he would like to visit the city and with his upcoming trip to the G7 [&hellip
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“He’s a lying liar!” “She started it!” “They’re not being fair!” “It looks like he peed his pants!” “He’s a loser!” No, you’re not overhearing a fight at recess because schools have ...
Stop It Right Now Or I'm Turning This Election Around!

Where Did All The Grown-ups Go?

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“He’s a lying liar!” “She started it!” “They’re not being fair!” “It looks like he peed his pants!” “He’s a loser!” No, you’re not overhearing a fight at recess because schools have all canceled recess so America’s children will get better at life’s most important skills like filling in those little bubbles
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Did you know political correctness is literally killing people? That’s because it’s not. An easy way to get applause is to say how much you hate political correctness (other easy ways include hating politicians and the ...
Manners Maketh The Man...Er, Person

The Civil War

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Did you know political correctness is literally killing people? That’s because it’s not. An easy way to get applause is to say how much you hate political correctness (other easy ways include hating politicians and the media; it’s like hating Mondays and people who kick kittens). ‘Murica sure loves to hate stuff, especially when
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Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Or are men from a land of tactlessness and egoism and women are about ready to lose our collective shit? I can’t remember how the saying goes. You know how it is – my lady ...
Why Is It Always Easier To Believe The Bad Stuff?

He Said, She Said

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Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Or are men from a land of tactlessness and egoism and women are about ready to lose our collective shit? I can’t remember how the saying goes. You know how it is – my lady parts keep clogging up my thinking so that every time I’m [&hellip
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My concerns over the state of education in America, specifically when it comes to civics and biology, are heightened by Donald Trump’s political circus and the astute critical thinkers who support this wackmobile. First ...
Post-Survival of 1st GOP Debate Drinking Game

The Queen of Everything vs. The Politically and Factually Incorrect

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My concerns over the state of education in America, specifically when it comes to civics and biology, are heightened by Donald Trump’s political circus and the astute critical thinkers who support this wackmobile. First off, let’s talk about Trump’s appalling lack of understanding of biology. When women menstruate, the blood leaves
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The Snap: In this divided country, most people agree something’s gotta be done. We can’t keep going on this way, saying we’ll address critical problems tomorrow whilst zooming headfirst into a crisis of epic ...
Have a Nice Day, You Awful Bastards!

REFORMING ENTITLEMENTS

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The Snap: In this divided country, most people agree something’s gotta be done. We can’t keep going on this way, saying we’ll address critical problems tomorrow whilst zooming headfirst into a crisis of epic proportions. We need to reform entitlements. Not Social Security and Medicare (but someone should definitely fix those before
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The Snap: Sticks and stones may break my bones but anonymous comments about raping someone are sick. What is it about the Interwebz that brings out the worst in people? Is it the anonymity? The ability to say whatever you ...
Internet Trolls: Pond Scum or the Stuff Under Pond Scum? Let’s Discuss

TROLLING WITH THE HOMIES

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The Snap: Sticks and stones may break my bones but anonymous comments about raping someone are sick. What is it about the Interwebz that brings out the worst in people? Is it the anonymity? The ability to say whatever you want, whenever you want, secure in the knowledge that no one will come to your [&hellip

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