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A couple of new PBS shows on gun violence in Chicago…

https://interactive.wttw.com/firsthand/gun-violence https://www.pbs.org/show/firsthand-gun-violence/ This is unacceptable.  It has always been unacceptable.  I’ve lived in Chicago my entire life and I’ve never had to live the way the people in these stories live, because I’m white and live in a different neighborhood.  … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

We had a warm day, in Chicago, so 21 people were shot, 7 shot to death.  

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PBS: The Violence Paradox…this is a rant, just so you know. If there are mistakes in the text, just ignore them, I’m not a happy camper.

I wanted a picture to represent VIOLENCE, so I could talk about the horrible and useless PBS program I tried to watch.  What I found was, there are so MANY different KINDS of violence, I couldn’t find ONE picture that … Continue reading

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This is important…always

This is exactly what I mean about not smiling, but standing up and facing what’s going on.

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These are just a FEW of the things that I think are more important than rebuilding Notre Dame…The list is incomplete and does not include pollution, corruption, violence against the gay, trans and lesbian community, poisoning of the oceans and the life in them, poisoning our own food, killing the bees and other insects/animals…and on and on…but be sure to give money to a building, because so many people seems to think the burning of the church is a real TRAGEDY.

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Okay, so…war

Someone wrote to me today saying that we’ve always had war and that war is just part of thing. War has become never ending.  It doesn’t stop.  We used to have peace between wars, but not anymore. The thing that … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

We make our world violent in many ways but one of the big ways is how we raise boys.  What we teach them and expect from them.  We expect boys not to cry, not to be weak (whatever your definition … Continue reading

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