A Growing number of voters want a third party and Moderate candidates
In order to understand how the political parties have changed and evolved over time and have led to the current distrust of both the far left and far right ideologies I am including a short history of politics in the United States. Third parties first came into existence as far back as 1828 with the “anti-freemason party” which later merged into the Whig Party, and was one of two parties prior to 1856. Their party platform was based on hate for the freemasons. Although the anti-freemasons failed to…
Children as young as preschoolers can show aggressive behavior
There is growing concern about the incidence of violent behavior among children and teens. Parents, teachers, and other adults need to understand the complexitiesrelated to violence among those under eighteen in order to help children deal with their anger in a positive and constructive manner. The one definite is that poor anger management escalates as children mature if they do not learn positive conflict resolution beginning in early childhood and continuing as they get older.
Both a lack of anger control or constructive conflict resolution skills have been linked to domestic…
A white female coming of age in the sixties, I saw the horrors of racism at home and during a stint with the U.S. Army in Grafenwoehr Germany. I watched the Civil rights movement come into being as a portion of the national population set out to demand equal rights as women, African Americans, and LGBT’s along with equal voting rights for every American. White Evangelical Religious leaders like Pat Robertson worked in the background to derail the movement, calling it an abomination.
In every state, blacks and gays were the victims of blatant racism by the majority of students…
The public’s perceptions and beliefs about Native Americans was generated, in large part, from a sad and tragic history, political actions, Evangelical Christianity, and various media sources for centuries. Television was one venue in which stereotypes were delivered to the public. In the 1960’s there were three major TV networks; CBS, NBC, and ABC. The major fare was variety shows like the Ed Sullivan, the Sunday creature feature, westerns and war movies. Series like Gun Smoke, the Wonderful World of Disney, or sit coms like Leave it to Beaver and Father Knows Best were family orientated.
The depiction of Native…
Trump swore repeatedly during the 2016 presidential campaign he would turn the country around economically by ending the outsourcing of American jobs and cutting taxes, and still sticks to that premise today. First of all the new tax law benefits corporations, investment groups, and other financial entities over the average hard working Americans. And second, outsourcing is on the rise with jobs going overseas or to multiple locations around the U.S.
Whether campaigning for Secretary of State, Governor, or U.S. Senate, KS Cris Kobach takes on the persona of Mr. all American, friend of the populous usually appears casually dressed, boyish, and flashing his charming smile at campaign stops, in posters, and videos. …
Over the past two decades schools have seen a growing number of students with little anger control, who have few or no social skills, and who are unable to meet emotional challenges positively in a classroom or public environment. The result has been a dramatic increase in disruptive behavior, in the number of students who can’t get or sustain good grades, and who lack the ability to form healthy relationships with peers or adults. The number of suspensions and expulsions has also increased, with students bringing weapons to school, bullying other kids, and even attacking students or teachers inside the…
Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign drew largely from the Talk shows of the 80’s and 90’s, that had devolved from serious topics and public discussions with professional guests to vitriolic displays by screaming guests attacking each other and audiences cheering them on. Producers pulled all the stops to win for ratings and hosts willingly went along for multi six figure salaries. Unscripted episodes using divorce, adultery, parentage, relationships, teen angst, weight or looks, sexual identity e.g. became a mainstay.
The twilight sky is the blue
of your eyes that dreamed us
and I search its expanse for some sense of you.
You have gone beyond
the reach of my dreaming
things left unsaid tremble forever
on my lips like wild birds seeking flight.
The heavens, ever sentient, will not give up its secrets
and guards you jealously.
You were the brilliant thread
my soul is embroidered with
and I was gentled and made great
by the wisdom and love of you.
If I become even half of what you were
in my rite of passage…
Considering the facts on the mating and reproduction habits of female mosquitoes it is important first and foremost to control their breeding grounds. One female can lay a set of up to 100 eggs after biting one person or animal about every third night, after mating only once. They typically lay as many as three sets before dying. It is only the females that bite and feed on blood. Eggs are laid in or near standing water no matter where it is located. Find and empty anything containing standing water in the yard like empty cans, children's outdoor toys, tires…