Monthly Archives: December 2018

Our Southernized America (Pt. 3)


Our Southernized America (Pt. 2) October 29, 2018 I’ve never believed that apathy is the biggest reason people don’t vote…it is instead avoidance of rejection… By Kevin Anthony Stoda to vote or not to vote, to have a vote thrown out, … Continue reading

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Our Southernized America (Pt. 2)


Our Southernized America (Pt. 1) “Evolution of violence in the West.”–Deconstructing an American Myth Posted on December 30, 2018by eslkevin       “These characters don’t seek violence… But the notion that it’s sometimes necessary… is the Western’s most fundamental ideal.” —Screenwriter Craig Storper, OPEN RANGE by … Continue reading

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Our Southernized America (Pt. 1)


December 2, 2018 The Southernization of America By Kevin Anthony Stoda Even in the 1960s, as small kid, I knew that there was something wrong with my father’s supporting the Southern Hero George Wallace for President. We lived in Illinois … Continue reading

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“Evolution of violence in the West.”–Deconstructing an American Myth


“These characters don’t seek violence… But the notion that it’s sometimes necessary… is the Western’s most fundamental ideal.” —Screenwriter Craig Storper, OPEN RANGE by Kevin Stoda I believe that our generation,–more than any generation before it,–must wrestle with, appropriate, transform … Continue reading

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Good Film Needs to be Discussed: “Open Range (2003 film)”


“Kevin Costner grew up reading the western romance novels of Lauran Paine and Open Range is based on Paine’s 1990 novel The Open Range Men. Screenwriter Craig Storper wanted to make a movie about “the evolution of violence in the West.” Storper continues: “These characters … Continue reading

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What would you love to expect from a Leader?


1. He is a symbol for peace, religious tolerance, equality and humanity. 2. He cares for people. 3. Keeps his nation’s interest first.  4. Never blindly follows other leaders.  5. He is a man with a golden heart.  6. He … Continue reading

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Trumps Final Days?….?


Will Trump Resign If He’s Impeached or Indicted? Amid Mueller Probe, Some See Echoes of Nixon 12/27/18Newsweek If Nixon’s final days are any guide, however, the system is in for a whole lot of shaking before Trump exits. He has … Continue reading

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President Trump’s Tactics of Fear And Loathing ….Can Be Defeated… There is a path that leaves anger and disgust behind


ILLUSTRATION BY ALEX FINEU.S. At a glamorous event in December at the New York Public Library in Manhattan, an international who’s who—Princess Beatrice of York, model Karlie Kloss, David Rockefeller, Wendi Deng Murdoch and Kerry Kennedy among them—gathered to honor … Continue reading

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8 Million Vulnerable Americans are Losing out on Nutrition Assistance during this Shutdown!!!!!


An office within the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for overseeing food stamps and other nutrition services is almost completely without funding during the government shutdown. CNN reported Wednesday that the Office of Food and Nutrition Services — which oversees … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Innocents–What was that about?


From the Manger to the Cross: Mourning the Slaughter of the Holy Innocents Michele Morin  December 28, 2018   Church Life,  General,  Theology In December, Christians delight in lifting from the gospels the most iconic moments of the Christmas story: the angelic visits, shepherds … Continue reading

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