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Posted by kesmarn On Apr - 18 - 2016 22 COMMENTS
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Earlier today I had an interesting interaction with a person who happened to be a Hillary Clinton supporter — although this same dynamic could have occurred had the situation been reversed I think– with me being the fan of HRC and her the Bernie person. Exactly what we were discussing isn’t even all that relevant. It was the dynamic of the conversation that struck me.

Posted by kesmarn On Jan - 10 - 2015 59 COMMENTS
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As 2014 drifts into history and 2015 begins, let’s take a look back at our favorite sounds from the past and forward to our playlists for the coming year!

Posted by kesmarn On Dec - 20 - 2014 56 COMMENTS
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You’re invited to share your musical favorites from around the globe.

Categories: Music Thread
Posted by kesmarn On Nov - 12 - 2014 85 COMMENTS
"Walk with me. Talk with me."

As we all know, there’s a big difference between wanting to engage folks with varying opinions in conversation and just plain old garden variety trolling. When you see the following techniques employed — you know that you’ve found yourself a genuine troll. Bless his li’l heart…

Posted by kesmarn On Nov - 6 - 2013 29 COMMENTS
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When it comes to voting, you turn your back for a minute, and when you turn around, there could be something very scary that has just been elected!

Posted by kesmarn On Sep - 1 - 2011 109 COMMENTS
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How does a lib engage with a RWer in a way that doesn’t convey acrimony while still standing strong?

Posted by kesmarn On Jan - 3 - 2011 46 COMMENTS
TOOT-TOOT-- Party Animal

Sometimes you just have to make a big fuss over someone, whether he likes it or not…

Posted by kesmarn On Nov - 19 - 2010 47 COMMENTS
Our World Citizen

Happy Anniversary to You!

Categories: News & Politics
Posted by kesmarn On Nov - 13 - 2010 25 COMMENTS
price-tag

When the only thing that’s enough is too much…

Posted by kesmarn On Jun - 18 - 2010 60 COMMENTS

Oh, I’m a good old rebel, Now that’s just what I am, And for this yankee nation, I do not give a damn. I’m glad I fought agin ‘er I only wish we won. I ain’t asked any pardon for anything I’ve done. I hates the yankee nation and everything […]

Categories: Social Science
Posted by kesmarn On Jan - 2 - 2010 110 COMMENTS

Are Americans in need of parental figures to guide them through the complexities of life?

Categories: Observations, Society
Posted by kesmarn On Oct - 26 - 2009 25 COMMENTS

Do trolls help us to sharpen our wits and clarify our thoughts? Or are they an annoying interruption?

Categories: News & Politics
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