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The Fight For Civil Rights Will Begin Again, Again and Again.

“This fight will never end. There will always be those who want to oppress others, because of their feelings of inadequacy or lack of self-worth, misinterpretation of their ‘values’ or just blatant ignorance. Those in the minority will always face a battle of acceptance, and equality, will often be an uphill climb.”

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Posted in Headlines LGBT Social Issues

Stop Acting So Gay

Stereotypes allow for people to feel like they can safely vent hate because stereotypes are based on things that are sometimes true.  The inherent result is that bigotry leads to the belief that the stereotypes are always true.  People of a specific race, group, or sexual identity may at times exhibit a common set of behaviors.  Just because all of these things can be true does mean they are always true.

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Progressive Tones: Louis Armstrong's Gruff Voice Against Injustice

Louis Armstrong once told the United States Government to go to hell. What, you didn’t know that? Does it surprise you? It might, if you…

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Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

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Posted in History Politics

Thomas Jefferson – the First Peaceful Transition Between Parties

A little history lesson. In November of 1800, Thomas Jefferson is elected the third president of the United States, bringing about the first peaceful transfer…

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Posted in Domestic Issues Op-Ed Politics

This Too Shall Pass

Maybe I’m imagining it, but I believe I’m detecting a pattern. It seems that we Americans often reflect the personalities of our national leaders. Not…

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