Societal Ills Archive

  • Our Lame State Flags

    Our Lame State Flags

    Ever notice how lame most of the U.S. state flags are? A majority seem to have been created by people without a creative, artistic bone in their bodies. There are only a few standouts. Alaska’s is super cool because it features the constellation Ursa Major...

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  • The Downfall Of Conservative Politics

    The Downfall Of Conservative Politics

    “Who cares whether they laugh at us or insult us, treating us as fools or criminals? The point is that they talk about us and constantly think about us.” -Adolph Hitler What once was represented by mature, respectful, clear-thinking citizens has devolved into a class...

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  • This Goddamn Wall

    This Goddamn Wall

    This shutdown is not about immigration reform/concessions. It is about billions of tax payer dollars for a risky, short-sighted, naive idea with a lot of negative consequences. This is not something noble like the U.S. Interstate System. Even if the wall gets partial funding now...

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  • Observations From The Planet 12/9/18

    Observations From The Planet 12/9/18

    So the Senate passed a bill to make it easier to kill sea lions who are feeding on endangered salmon in the Columbia River. While I appreciate anyone who is trying to save imperiled species, the reason the particular salmon species is threatened is due...

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  • Observations From The Planet 11/17/18

    Observations From The Planet 11/17/18

    In my marriage only one of us has health insurance. We are not going to sacrifice life just to afford healthcare. We would have to give up things like vacations just to help the industry continue to make billions off our health. Honestly, we’d just...

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  • Forcing The Red Wolf To Extinction

    Forcing The Red Wolf To Extinction

    Like all wolves in this country, the red wolf has a tragic history. Noble restoration efforts have only been shit upon by people who think they have the right to drive a species to extinction. In my opinion that is the worst thing you can...

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  • Observations From The Planet 6/23/18

    Observations From The Planet 6/23/18

    Immigration problems and refugee crises -though caused by many things- both have their roots in one thing: over-population. This negatively affects resources, the environment, and living space, and creates an atmosphere conducive to bad behavior (both by civilians and governments) and poor influences. Yet most...

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  • Recycling and Littering

    Recycling and Littering

    I spend my work days in a large city and assist in the day to day facilities management of many commercial properties.  These areas attract many different types of people from all over.  What I experience on a daily basis gives a good representation of...

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  • A Very Popular President

    A Very Popular President

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a “f—king moron,” National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster calls Trump a “dope.” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus both refer to him as an “idiot.” Rupert Murdoch says Trump is a “f—king idiot.”...

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  • The U.S. Minimum Wage

    The U.S. Minimum Wage

    A Living Wage is enough to: -Rent a place to live -Feed and clothe yourself -Afford transportation -Afford healthcare -All without the help of anyone else Any business that cannot pay such a wage based on the location’s cost of living shouldn’t be in business....

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