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Outrage Over This Superbowl 2014 Coca Cola Commercial Outrages Me : “This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.” -Theodore Roosevelt

By On February 4, 2014

For many, the Superbowl is a spectacle of commercials with some football breaks thrown in between segments of the year’s best advertising. Not me, I love it all. The cold beer, the… Read More

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“Boys Will Be Boys” is Bad for Everyone : “See things from the boy’s point of view.” -Robert Baden-Powell

By On January 30, 2014

Image Credit: 2 Boys by tanakawho There are many things in this world that bother me. This is no secret. Recently a friend asked me to name my top five most persistent… Read More

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A Letter to the Woman Who Told Me I Could Be Pretty If I Wore Makeup

By On October 19, 2013

“Earlier, watching her apply mascara with ritual concentration, he’d wondered just how beautiful a woman had to be before she believed it.” -Alison Fell To the woman who told me I could… Read More

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Harper Helps the Homeless : "We have come dangerously close to accepting the homeless situation as a problem that we just can’t solve." – Linda Lingle

By On October 9, 2013

Homelessness is one of America’s many social issues. Recent estimates put the homeless population in the US at upwards of 2.5 million. Of that total, 1.37 million are children under the age… Read More