My ‘AHA! Moment’
As I have been following the news the last few weeks, I have become depressed and have been losing my faith in humanity. I see stories like Bruce Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, and what is going on with our college campuses. I can’t help but see that our society has become completely unhinged from reality. Male is female, white is black, good is evil, evil is good, war is peace and now, thanks to common core math, 2+2=5.
Based on the conversation happening in a thread on my Facebook page today, I feel it’s important to pause here and explain a few things. Regular, everyday, apolitical people do not give a crap about your Second Amendment rights. Unless they grew up hunting or around cops or military, they don’t even think about it until something or someone MAKES them think about it.
Welfare Messaging – Look to Singapore
t seems that every time there is a discussion on welfare reform, the conservative in the discussion falls into the same trap. Even with the facts squarely in their corner, the conservative plays the part of the Seahawks, and snatches defeat from the jaws of victory.
Game Of Thrones & Islamic Terrorism: A Stark Contrast
But it costs something to advocate for real rape victims. It takes more than a hashtag, and you can’t change the channel. You can’t read ahead to the Bad Guy getting his comeuppance (if he ever does), or skip past the gruesome details to the part where the heroine finds comfort and perhaps a greater inner strength. And real rape victims have the added complication of being, well, real. You actually have to do something when confronted with the crime of rape.