The Power to Choose

Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court. Sigh. I shake my head and just keep moving, just keep working, just keep doing the things that I need to do to move forward in this life. In school we were brought up with the idea that “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” were our inalienable rights. …

Staying in Our Lane

“To be or not to be” is no longer the question. The question most of us now struggle with is, to answer or not to answer the inner call. We all have a nagging voice within that tells us, “this is the way, this is the fight, this is the path towards your birthright.” For …

Animals After All

We are such fragile creatures, and no matter how civilized our societies become, when it comes to simple existence, it always boils down to ‘only the strong survive.’ In a struggle between harmony and discord, it is natural for tension, bitterness, or restlessness, to win because it needs only a ripple to do so. One …

On Pac-Man and Making Room for the Light

Which is more devastating? For it never to occur to someone to examine their beliefs, or for them to willfully choose ignorance? I’ve got this new thing for sitting on the toilet and playing Pac-Man on my phone… We’ll leave hygiene out of the discussion… Somehow, the two things, games and poops, fit nicely together …

Rage Against the Machine Day 22 by Rebel Willing

Fated by Rebel Willing of The Dungeon   Reality television is stressing me – check that – CNN, FOX, and Facebook are depressing me – Twitter – yeah I had to disable that quick no, not going circumspect, but to get through the day tamed by a news cycle without borders – from the grassroots to …

Rage Against the Machine Day 20 by Monika

#BeKindToElephants by Monika of The Life of Monika blog   This week Donald Trump announced his decision to permit the importing of elephant parts from Zambia and Zimbabwe into the USA. Although he has now stated that he will delay any further decisions on the matter until he has fully reviewed the conservation facts, it …

Rage Against the Machine Day 5 by Mark Paxson

Let’s Choose Love by Mark Paxson aka KingMidget of King Midget Ramblings   It’s been a year now since Donald Trump was elected President. A year unlike any in my adult lifetime (I’m now 53 years old, so I’ve lived through a few decades of American politics.) and very possibly unlike any in the 241 year history of our nation. …

Rage Against the Machine Day 3 by Karuna Poole

Creating Light in the Darkness by Karuna Poole of Living, Learning and Letting Go I’ve watched and read more news in the last two years than in the rest of my life combined. I feel almost compelled to keep informed about what is going on in my country, and to some extent in the world. …

Rage Against the Machine Day 1 by Rudran

Thank You for Your Service Mr. Trump By Kevin (Rudran) Degnan   As the story goes, Donald Trump was recently at a function with the Cardinal of New York City. The Cardinal bowed his head and took a moment to “thank the omnipotent Creator for all of His blessings.” Donald Trump deeply touched, stood up …