Crowdsourced Mania

“Feelings don’t care about your facts!” Titania McGrath[i] The recent trial of Kyle Rittenhouse has exposed a fixation on narratives instead of facts. Narrative suggestions come from the hypnotic media: As you listen to our voices, you become more confident in your ability to synthesize all the wisdom learned here today, and integrate it into your life in a meaningful way.…

Just Juxtaposing

  “Good evening.  From our National News Desk, our top story tonight…” “A 5-year-old girl was suspended from kindergarten on Monday for bringing a bubble gun, a popular plastic toy sold at stores across Colorado, to Southeast Elementary School.” “The girl’s mother said she was shocked when she got a call from the school telling…

An Open Letter to Ms. Marilyn Mosby

An Open Letter to Ms. Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore’s DA         Dear Ms.Mosby, For the sake of the five men and one woman whose lives are on the line now and have been daily for the citizens of Baltimore I plead with you that you recuse yourself Ms. Mosby and push for a new venue for the trial. Blind…

The Binary That Binds?

I kid you not… ‘Gender inclusive ‘school district says drop ‘boys and girls,’call kids’purple penguins’  In its quest for “welcomeness” the Lincoln, Nebraska school system, under the guidance of individuals with superior ‘intellect’ and with visions of sugar plum equality fairies dancing in their heads have told their teaching staff to not use the appellation…