Category Archives: tragedy

Packages for the Homeless: “Got Empathy?”

Tuesday, November 12th 2019   Traveling through Harvard Square today, I stop by the homeless guy with all the clever signs outside the Coop.Β  Today’s reads:Β  “GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY.” Then I cross the street to give a package … Continue reading

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Impeachment Explained in the Spirit of Schoolhouse Rock

October 2019 The Good Fight’s Animated Guide To Impeachment [1:55]:Β  “How’s impeachment work? This tongue-in-cheek animated video from The Good Fight, created by Jonathan Coulton and appearing at the end of Season 2, Episode 7 (“Day 450″), will tell you … Continue reading

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Helping People is Just Not that Hard

October 22nd 2019 All this stuff cost me $25 bucks:   This modest haul -plus $5 of vitamin C cough drops- is enough to make TWELVE packages worth of stuff to hand out to homeless people. Each bag in this … Continue reading

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t-Rump: Keep the Bully on His Heels

Sunday, October 29th 2019 On the matter of the so-called “president” deciding to NOT enrich himself for ONE of his events for a change: πŸ”₯✊πŸ”₯✊🏽πŸ”₯✊🏿πŸ”₯✊🏻πŸ”₯✊🏾πŸ”₯✊🏼πŸ”₯

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The Poor are Not Making You Poor

October 2019   There’s a lot to say on this topic, but this cartoon just sums it the hell UP. ♣

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The Great Generation’s Great (Dis)illusionment

“Happy” Indiginous People’s Day – Monday, October 14th 2019   I am sad that the “Great Generation” is dying off either clinging to antiquated notions of romantic patriotism, or with the painful understanding that their entire lives were lived on … Continue reading

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My Son’s Existential Taste in Pop Culture

October 11th 2019   Compensating for my own upbringing, I vowed to always tell my kids the truth and keep them informed.Β  (It seemed a cute little game to just B.S. kids in the 70’s, and stay blithely unaware of … Continue reading

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