It’s time to stop exploiting people’s deaths for clout online
It’s time to examine our political motivations and whether it’s worth sacrificing voter intentions for partisan turnout.
It’s time to acknowledge how ineffective social media virtue signaling is. No matter how good it feels to craft a snarky tweet, it does nothing to effect real world change toward whatever issue the respective parties are using as cannon fodder for one another. If we really care as much as our tweets say we do let’s stop the scoreboarding and work together to create a solution.
Remember those videos a few years ago that would open on a room of people either standing motionless or quietly moving about, totally independent of one another, while music builds and builds up to a breakdown, and then just before the breakdown some outside voice would command, "Do the Harlem Shake," at which point all … Continue reading Professional Victimhood is 2016’s Harlem Shake
Two years ago I watched as a two figure irrational minority group of a city's population used emotion to manipulate their local government officials into ceasing efforts to close the municipal golf course. They didn't use facts, because they couldn't. The facts showed the golf course had not been profitable for years, but the facts … Continue reading Madame President
Now I know this could never happen because of our incredible ability for technological advancement wiping out a species at lightning speed, but just suppose that life wasn't quite as easy as it is today? Suppose we had a constant dangerous threat to our existence that forced us to be much more alert and much more … Continue reading Mankind Needs a Predator
I am a male. I am American by birth, from Texas, specifically Midland. I am left handed, blue eyed, white, Irish/Danish by descent. I align politically conservative, more precisely constitutionally conservative, though I am registered Republican. I am average height/weight, listen to nearly all genres though I prefer traditional country, truthfully traditional anything because I … Continue reading Why the US could be a little more maroon