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Rex Tillerson Says We Can All “Sleep Well At Night”…Nope

Um… yeah right Rex. There is about a zero percent chance that I won’t be fixated on and anxious over this amped up conflict with North Korea.  The chances of me staying cool, calm and collected and sleeping well at night are about as good as the chances of me getting through all of my […]

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President Trump Just Shoved His Loyal Americans Right Back Into The Closet

Here in America you can be anything you want to be.  Believe in yourself, work hard and achieve your wildest dreams. Well this is unless you are an American who happens to be trangender and dreaming of serving this country’s military. If that happens to be you my friend, the American dream does not apply. […]

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Good News For My Fellow Milk Machines

And finally… a spot of good news! Supervisors in San Francisco approved legislation that will require mothers to have a clean and private space to pump milk for their little ones. The legislation approval furthers California and federal law that already requires employers to make their best efforts to provide nursing mothers with lactation breaks. […]

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Norway Says Bye Bye Burquas

Norway will likely become the first Nordic country to ban burquas in the upcoming months.  The trend of banning the facial veils is not a new move by European countries as France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have already imposed such mandates in recent history.  The burqua is a traditional Islamic […]

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Germany Denies Parents A Sliver of Peace

I recently came across this headline while browsing my newsfeed and knew that I had to sort out the “whys” of this one.  Here it is: German court denies mother access to dead daughter’s FB data Well this one is bound to tug at the heartstrings a bit. Back in 2012 a German girl stepped […]

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American Educators in Hot Water Over…Well…Idiocy

The media is forever filled with stories of teachers gone rouge.  The public loves to hear a good, sordid tale of educators abusing the system, the students and the trust placed upon their shoulders.  The truth is those tales of teachers gone wild are one in a million.  Nevertheless they make the front page of […]

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The American Health Care Act and Medical Bills

Hi. My name is Kristin and I have a pre-existing condition. Or two… Or three… Hell!  Maybe even more now that I really think about it! From what I can tell from the list of possible pre-existing conditions sited in the Republican Health Care Plan that just squeaked on through the House, I mine as […]

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What’s Happening With The Environment? Oh Right, It’s Dying.

Guys, we have a problem. We live on this planet known as Earth, and there aren’t really any other options if we screw it up royally.  We can’t all pop on over to Zillow and look for real estate if things fall through here.  Obvious as this may seem, it doesn’t appear that the American […]

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Working Moms: Building A Career in Guilt

If we made a list right now called, “Things We Didn’t Know We Would Feel In Motherhood,”  what would be on it? Well my initial guess would be several million things. I never knew a love like the love I have for my child could even exist. I never dreamed I could be this tired […]

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Mother Does Not Know Best, Parent Sue Over Child’s Name

Please tell me you all have read or seen this headline in the news recently:  Parents Sue Georgia for right to call baby girl Allah.  I couldn’t let this one just be, I had to see what was up with this story.  Was this the state government’s way of imposing their power and taking an anti-Islamic […]

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