Tag Archives: bullying

#MarchForOurLives: POEM – Don’t Let Adults

DON’T LET ADULTS   Don’t let adults try to box you in silence, More worried about their guns than repeated school violence; Not caring if children die while school is in session As they cling to these silly, inanimate possessions. … Continue reading

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Why White Males Can Plant Bombs, Shoot Up Schools and People, Yet Are Viewed More Favorably Than Anyone Else

Mark Anthony Conditt (not pictured) was the name of the serial bomber who terrorized the nearly 950,000 residents of Austin, Texas, for the past week or so that was responsible for killing two people and injuring four others. Conditt killed … Continue reading

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Dear #EmmaGonzalez: From a 21-Year Army Soldier With Two Children…Thank You

Dear Emma, My name is Robert People and of course, you don’t know me. I was introduced to you in the same manner that much of the country was as you made your voice heard following the tragic events that … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Reasons We Shouldn’t Be Angry At Those Who Don’t Speak Up Enough About Bad People

Back in 2003, I was deployed to Iraq. I moved from one unit to another and it wasn’t long before I made new friends. One friend in particular, a fellow soldier, confided in me that she was being physically abused … Continue reading

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How And When Exactly Did The Responsibility Become OURS?

There are so many instances where it’s clear who is responsible for something taking place. However, over time, that responsibility somehow completely shifts elsewhere. How exactly does this happen? And when? Here are a few such instances: Restaurant Tipping No, … Continue reading

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#MerylStreep at the #GoldenGlobes: Negative Reactions To Her Speech Are Exactly Why It Was Needed

“I DO NOT AGREE WITH MERYL STREEP BECAUSE…” and THAT is how a mature, intelligent, grownup discussion begins. But oh…we’re not dealing with mature, intelligent grownups here, are we? I’ll get right to the point. Here is the portion of … Continue reading

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#ViolenceAgainstWomen: Like Much Else, Speaking Up Against It Bothers More Than The Acts Themselves

Let’s say you’re a man and walking down the street, a kid comes up to you and kicks you in the shin. Or, let’s say the child just shoves you. Now I understand that kids can be brats at times; … Continue reading

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