Political Correctness

I personally despise political correctness, but being politically incorrect does not give anyone license for violence, hate speech and incivility. …

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Sharp Women, Smart Men

I am reading two books now, SHARP: THE WOMEN WHO MADE AN ART OF HAVING AN OPINION by Michelle Dean…

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Compliments or Criticism – Trust or Power

“When we willingly accept compliments, we are reminded that others see us through different eyes … Many of us find it…

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Shades of Gray

How hard is it to live in a black and white world with no shades of gray?  Especially if that…

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Unwelcome Behavior

“When somebody continues to open our old wounds on purpose, they must be told that their behavior is no longer…

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“Writing Is Always Some Type of Interpretation,” Ta-Nehisi Coates

I am still listening to Ta-Nehisi Coates and just got to “Fear of a Black President.” President Barack Obama is…

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United States Is the New Russia

After WWII, the world joined together to limit Russian expansion and influence.  NATO and the United Nations worked together with…

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The Howard vs. Heidi Study

I heard about the Howard vs. Heidi study while listening to one of Sheryl Sandberg’s books (Lean In: Women, Work,…

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Comparing First Ladies

In one of his memoirs, Al Franken talks about meeting Barbara Bush while flying first class.  His encounter consisted of…

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