Monthly Archives: January 2017

Three sides to every story: Liberal, Conservative and the truth

Is it possible to avoid hyperbole on social media? Can you avoid it from traditional media? It is getting increasingly difficult to find objective information.  Everyone is upping the ante on hysteria either to get attention or because they forgot … Continue reading

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Protesters or pawns? It depends on whose narrative you listen

Is a protest a protest if most participants do not know the point of the protest?  I have not yet seen the reason for the women’s protests this past weekend covered in media reports. I asked several of my militant … Continue reading

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Who do you trust more: The media or President Trump?  Would you even believe the results?

Re-claiming an image is a difficult task.  Ask star athletes that misbehave and then spend millions of dollars on public relations gimmicks to try to salvage their image.  It’s not necessary. The best way to restore an image is to … Continue reading

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What if the dream came true and it’s more about content than color?

  Perhaps the dream came true after all.  It seems race relations have taken a precipitous decline the past eight years. The popular refrain is to blame President Obama for the sad turn of events but that is too simplistic. … Continue reading

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Those against Trump are judging him like they judge themselves 

I did not watch the Golden Globes nor do I watch any of the silly awards shows.  Why would I watch a bunch of rich, out-of-touch elitists congratulate themselves but pretend to care about the common person? If I wanted … Continue reading

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Imaginary friends as children; social media as adults

My morning routine at work is symptomatic of the lies we partake on social media.  I go on Twitter and LinkedIn and blindly like or re-share my colleagues posts.  I don’t read them I just like them. Why? Because the … Continue reading

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No one is perfect, accept responsibility and move on

There comes a time when you need to take responsibility for your actions and be held accountable.  This is a lost art.  We simply make excuses for our behavior and typically blame someone else or society. How is society responsible … Continue reading

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