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The Victimhood of Donald Trump

Posted: 3 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 2 minutes, 59 seconds
This morning I was forwarded an email from a 79-year-old who felt the need to rant about the mistreatment of poor Donald Trump. I will join his or her chorus and rant too. I am 65-year-old who believes the number one problem in America today is hypocrisy. For those who are unfamiliar with the dictionary meaning, I will quote Merriam-Webster here so we will all be on the same page. Hypocrisy-a feigning to be what one is not or to believe what one does not: behavior that contradicts what one cl...
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Trumpian World

Posted: 3 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 1 minute, 9 seconds
The new reality show Trumpian World broadcast episode #009 yesterday. The drama featured #45, homeland security and immigrants fleeing oppression from maniacal foreign governments. The twist to the story is that these weary and hopeful immigrants found themselves seeking refuge in a land that is governed by a reality show performer who was selected as the leader of the richest, most powerful nation in the world by a large minority of fearful and maniacal citizens.The tension i...
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The Burn It Down Party

Posted: 3 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 2 minutes, 6 seconds
Burn It Down. Baptism by Fire. Purifying Fire. America needs a cleansing and for a large minority of Americans Donald Trump is the man for the job. He is going to burn down our corrupted federal government and from the ashes a golden Phoenix will arise.  While the same people that put him in office don’t have a vision for society after the fire, they know ‘something’ must be done and #45 will do it.The country is a disaster and something must be done. The Burn It Down Party sees f...
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After The March: What Next?

Posted: 3 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 1 minute, 21 seconds
The afterglow is rosy and warm.  We stood up, we marched, we showed we are a force to be reckoned with but the question lingers, now what? This is our chance to move forward with real political change but it will require that we take action on an individual level.The first step is to know who represents you in Congress. To find that information is easy.  
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Politics 101 - Where's Walter Cronkite When You Need Him?

Posted: 4 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 4 minutes, 30 seconds
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty - Proverbs 14:23I grew up in the time of Huntley & Brinkley and Walter Cronkite. Trusted professionals who worked at the craft of Journalism, a profession that had strict rules and a stricter code of behavior. To stray from the professional code of conduct established by men like Edward R...
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Politics 101 - The Great Divide

Posted: 4 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 4 minutes, 17 seconds
Empathy is born out of the old biblical injunction 'Love thy neighbor as thyself.'  - George McGovernAt the onset I declared Footsteps to be a place of exploration and discovery. Together we were going to learn about living an intentional life though personal discovery and group support. I worked to be inclusive and kind. I avoided controversies and subjects that could poten...
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Community: How To Care For The Least Capable

Posted: 5 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: General | Read Time: 0 minutes, 48 seconds
I came of age in the early 1970's. No, I did not go to Woodstock; I freely admit I am the only one of my generation not to claim to be in attendance at that seminal event. On August 15, 1969, I was not rockin' to the sounds of Jimi Hendrix on Yasgur's farm. More than likely I spent my weekend at my part time job at JC Penney's waiting on moms and daughters as they shopped for back-to-...
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