Category Archives: Current Events

Zombie Fan Fiction

From the blog Reyna Writes Things: The poor cried, “We are starving. There is no more bread, and we have nothing to eat.” The rich man said, “Not my problem you don’t work for your bread,” as if he did not snatch away the grain by his own greedy hands and create filling bread for …

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First Lines

The poem below, by Jessica Salfia, is titled First Lines of Emails I’ve Received While Quarantining: You can visit her on her Twitter page, HERE.  

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Think Deeply

Excerpted from the wonderful article Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting* by Julio Vincent Gambuto, which you can read in full at Medium.com: And so the onslaught is coming. Get ready, my friends. What is about to be unleashed on American society will be the greatest campaign ever created to get you to feel normal again. …

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Make Myself Laugh

“If I can make myself laugh about something I should be crying about, that’s pretty good.” ~John Prine (source)

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God’s Favorite

“If God’s got a favorite songwriter, I think it’s John Prine.”  ~Kris Kristofferson (source)

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Goodbye, John.

I miss him. His music became part of me.

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A Very Good Boy

“I kept asking and we did models. These are 2.2 million people would have died.  And so, if we could hold that down, as we’re saying, to 100,000 – it’s a horrible number, maybe even less, but to 100,000, so we have between 100 [thousand] and 200,000 – we altogether have done a very good …

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Hang In There

Where’s My Bubble by Debbie Tung is on the web HERE.

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Abide

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Not “doctors,” “Germ Warriors!”

Can America do anything without couching it in military jargon?  Donald Trump is not a “war president” fighting an “invisible enemy.” He has a health crisis, and he’s floundering.

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Keeping The Issues Alive

We were so many, We were working as one, We were miles of moiling wheat In a sizzling summer’s heat. But now we are scattered and flung far apart, But you and I still live as one Through coals in the heart. And if anything is left of the coal in the soul, Oh, flash …

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Now go wash your hands.

This short video explains why, against the coronavirus, hand-washing is more effective than hand sanitizer.

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