Reality tv shaping opinions?

Hulu Plus is now on xbox, and when I realized that the first 4 seasons of the Real World were available, my heart literally jumped. The first season of the Real World was the first tv show I really loved. It was with that season that my love of New York City was born. I was about 10 or 11 when the show first aired, and I thought these people were the epitome of cool. I realize now that the oldest cast member was 3 years younger than I am now, but watching the show again, they STILL seem crazy smart and "with it". I almost hate to admit it, but that season shaped a lot of my opinions....more

Regarding the death of an angry man

“Peace” by Mariam Askanani on Flickr Last night, we heard the news we’ve been waiting to hear for almost ten years. He’s dead. Immediate reaction? “Finally, the bastard’s dead. Is it Castro’s turn yet?” What do you expect?...more

A Born Leader

A Born Leader? by Lianne Castelino There are undoubtedly a host of definitions for what one considers a leader.  It's been on my mind a lot lately as we move towards a 5th federal election in the last 7 years in Canada.  ...more

White House Releases President's Birth Certificate. We say: Donald Trump, Birthers Are Idiots And So Are You!

I thought the “birther” movement was limited to extreme right-wingers that one could either be angry with or  ignore depending on one’s tolerance for total BS.  I thought it was old news: been there, done that.  But no, unfortunately it’s alive and well.   What has changed is that the face of the “birther” movement is no longer that of Orly Taitz, “the Queen of the Birthers,” but that of “The Donald."...more

Check out a Unique New Nonfiction Book Site: LiveTrue Books

I'm excited to announce my new book site: LiveTrue Books: NonFiction for Living True to Self & Our World! If you like non-fiction and will enjoy reading topics that relate to all the ways one can “live true” in life, you'll enjoy this site....more

365 days of Carol Anne (Learning to Love Myself)

Day 98...more

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Vote Proves the Union Battle Is Not Over

Things in Wisconsin remain heated as a race for a Supreme Court seat is too close to call as of yet. While Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg is declaring victory this morning over incumbent David Prosser, a recount is almost guaranteed a this point. All of this is on the heels of the recent union busting bill that passed the House and Senate and was signed into law by Governor Walker last month. ...more

Thanks for all these links re Wisconsin.

A recent experience brought home to me how much ...more


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