Tag Archives: Trump

Worldviews “Glassified”

Worldviews dominate our era. The motto of the present time could be, “Everyone’s worldview is valid, only mine is valider.” The old glass-is-half-full/glass-is-half-empty metaphor seems like an effective way of “glassifying” some prominent worldviews. Optimism – The glass is ½ … Continue reading

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Profanity 101

No, I’m not going to teach you how to cuss. My guess is you already know how. When I was in my early 20s, I was proud of my liberal use of profanity. It was what set me apart from … Continue reading

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Scapegoat

Scapegoats were the animals the ancient Hebrews laid their hands on in order to cast away their sins. It was a symbolic act, meaning, “I’m ashamed of the evil in myself and I publicly disown it.” The key to healing … Continue reading

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Curmudgeon

Curmudgeon (noun): Ill-tempered or cantankerous person. Usually older and male. E.g. How I feel when I read political news.

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An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump, I’ve tried so hard to figure out how to articulate what I need from you, what I believe the people of the United States and the rest of the world need, from you. I can’t find the … Continue reading

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The Cost of Freedom

I wrote the following immediately after the U.S. elections. It’s not so much a reaction to the results as it is a meditation on the bigger picture, on what’s behind those results. My country is slowly surrendering its freedom. The erosion of … Continue reading

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Opinions!

Some things never change.

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Next President of the U.S.?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (United Press Irrational) – According to a recent telephone survey by the National Association for the Hearing Impaired, over 90% of Americans say their vote for the next President of the United…

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Caption this Photo

My thoughts: This is either… Mount Tushmore Mount Rushmore seen from the Canadian side American voters during the upcoming elections or…? Feel free to vote for your favorite. Winner will have their posterior carved on this mountain. Not really, but … Continue reading

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The Donald for President!

What?  You were thinking I meant some other cartoon character named Donald? ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Note: the above is not meant to be a statement for or against any particular candidate (see Hillary Quits!). I will, however, confess to being a laugh … Continue reading

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