Tag Archives: Social Justice

Marvelous Justification

What were you thinking? Oh, you just wouldn’t understand. Justifications are tricky, but if someone does something totally unexpected, or completely out of character, or inexplicably nasty, or just strange, you do ask them why they did whatever it was … Continue reading

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The Curious Absence of White-Hot Social Anger

A quiet Sunday evening in Hollywood, rain on the way, browsing the news and opinion sites, trying to get a sense of what seems to be going on in the world, or what people think is going on – with … Continue reading

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Our National Bad Mood

The national mood is sour – everyone knows that, or is told they know that. Just look at the polls: A pair of major national polls has a mixed bag of findings for Republicans and Democrats, but a common denominator … Continue reading

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On Being Told To Run As Fast As You Can

When CNN found Glenn Beck a bit of an embarrassment and he understandably jumped to Fox News, where he felt more at home, his career took off – his ratings soared and he found his voice, and ended up on … Continue reading

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