Author Archives: Robert P.

#SavedByTheBell: 10 Things I Just Wasn’t Feeling

Yeah, you know this group here. If you grew up in the 90s, you’re likely well aware of who they are. Kelly Kapowski, Zack Morris, Screech Powers, A.C. Slater, Lisa Turtle and Jessie Spano from “Saved By the Bell.” At … Continue reading

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#BrittneyGriner Sentencing Reaction vs. Insurrection Response: Sounds About White

WNBA player Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for possession of less than 1 gram of cannabis oil in her luggage. Griner has also protested the National Anthem. Trump supporters (putting it nicely) committed … Continue reading

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“I DON’T GIVE A SH*T ABOUT THE KARDASHIANS!” Then Stop Using Them to Get Social Media Clout

This blog post is LONG overdue. Every few days or so, I skim through my social media, and I can just almost always rely on someone saying some form of these: “AS THE KARDASHIANS ARE ENTERING THEIR 20TH SEASON, I … Continue reading

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LOL and the Laughing Emoji: The Passive Aggressive “Insult”

It seems that just about everywhere you look that has comment threads, especially when it comes to anything near controversial content, it is littered with either laughing emojis or “LOL.” These days, it seems that people have this profound need … Continue reading

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#Karen: Having Basic Standards Does Not Make You One

A little over two years ago, my wife and I went to Denny’s in Texas when we still lived there. We enjoyed the place up to the last few visits, but that particular visit was a little interesting. For starters, … Continue reading

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Aaron Rodgers vs. Colin Kaepernick: Just Proving What Intelligent Americans Already Know

Colin Kaepernick took a knee for social justice in 2016. He was blacklisted from the NFL shortly afterward. Aaron Rodgers lied about being vaccinated during a pandemic. He received a fine of $14,650, which, considering his salary, is the equivalent … Continue reading

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How Systemic Misogyny Destroys Little Girls Before They Even Have a Chance

Chances are, I don’t have to explain what the t-shirt means to most of you reading this. Because if you clicked on it, it’s more than likely you already know. But for those who may not or haven’t had your … Continue reading

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#JonGruden: Before You Use the Typical Excuses, Read This

By now, if you’re an NFL fan, you know what happened with Jon Gruden as of last night. He and the Las Vegas Raiders have parted ways because of a series of misogynistic and homophobic e-mails he had written between … Continue reading

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#Racism: The “Absent Father” Excuse

I will start this with something I say very often. Americans from the Civil Rights Era are still alive today. Just last night, my mother talked to my daughter about how things were following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading

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#GetVaccinated: Why (and How) Pro-Vaccine Individuals Are a Big Part of the Problem

Many of you who are pushing for the vaccination, especially on social media, are part of the problem. Here’s why. Please read the entire post before commenting. I’m not entertaining those who make it clear that you stopped reading after … Continue reading

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