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Linda Sharp
Internationally recognized author, columnist, event speaker and TV/radio personality.
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Last night as you settled in to the latest movie at the multiplex, someone was still explaining to the Commander-In-Thief why he could not buy Greenland. Last night as you perused the menu at your favorite restaurant, total strangers lined... Continue reading
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Social media erupted a short time ago as the breaking news hit the airwaves. Jeffrey Epstein, moneyed piece of pedophilic filth, has died by suicide in prison. And anyone with half a synapse left firing in their brain immediately thought,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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It was bad enough that he incited the violence in El Paso that ended so many innocent lives. Him going despite calls from leaders to stay away only made it worse. That all the victims still hospitalized refused to meet... Continue reading
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This morning I woke up and lay in bed staring into the dark as I always do. I go over the day ahead. I add to my to do lists. And I think about each of my children. What they... Continue reading
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So, 30 people died in mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend. As the very easily drawn line was being connected between the El Paso shooter's screed - many lines pulled directly from Trump Tweets and speeches... Continue reading
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Mental Illness, n; as defined by the Mayo Clinic, mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression,... Continue reading
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Round and round and round it goes, where it stops, nobody knows. That's us. That's the sick game we choose to continue to play with our country and the lives of those in it. Gun Sight Roulette. Will it be... Continue reading
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(Warning, if the word fuck offends you, take your clutched pearls and fainting couch elsewhere. I am raw, this is real, and the time for couching words is not now.) For the third time in less than a week, we... Continue reading
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I ran across a cartoon early this morning while reading the coverage of last night's People's Temple Cult45 meeting in Guyana Cincinnati, and watching the videos of Jim Jones Donald Trump push his followers one step closer to the ultimate... Continue reading
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Round and round and round it goes, where it stops, nobody knows. That's us. That's the sick game we choose to continue to play with our country and the lives of those in it. Gun Sight Roulette. Will it be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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Pearl clutching. In the face of this Trump era which began when he first started trading in birtherism (still waiting for his Hawaii investigators and what they have found!), to when he rode his corpulent ass down the Trump Tower... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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While working out last week, I found Ferris Bueller's Day Off on one of my streaming subscriptions. Aside from being a welcome throw back to my late teens, it is full of eminently quotable lines and lessons, even 33 years... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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They are everywhere. I suppose we have always known this. It's not like racism died in this country - no one with a brain ever thought that - it was simply pushed further into its sewery lair by society. But... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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I watched both hearings yesterday. I have read the Mueller Report. My expectations going in were not for bombshell revelations, not for me, at least. But then that's what happens when YOU HAVE READ THE REPORT. You already know the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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As were millions of eyes this morning, in the states and abroad, mine were up bright and early to watch the 6+ hours of questions and answers as Robert Mueller finally vocalized for the public. The 400+ page report, 22... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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There is a very ugly stripe that runs through human beings, one especially prevalent these days. If something isn't MY reality, then it isn't reality at all. So why care? It is born of privilege. And we all have some... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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Two weeks ago, reports began coming out of Yuma regarding a detention facility there. As so much of the concentration-camps-at-the-border news had been focused on the Texas-Mexico border, it was a revelation to many to hear about another state involved... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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I am not a fan of organized religion - anyone who has been around this blog for a while knows this. I am not about group think, and my personality is simply not cut out to be a supplicant to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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The school lunchroom. We all have memories of mystery meat, grey hamburgers, and feeling a reason to live when the calendar showed PIZZA - that rectangular wonder of the plastic tray. We all also have memories of watching classmates worry... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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The shock is palpable. And we truly did not think we could be further shocked. The fear reaches to the core. And we did not think we could be more afraid. The shame is face warming. And our faces were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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My grandmother had a lot of sayings she used when I was around her in my young life. But one keeps coming to mind these days as Trump supporters try to distance themselves from the really bad things he says... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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Two years ago I asked the question of Trump supporters. Two years ago there was already so much depravity, classlessness, cluelessness, criminality at play. Two years ago there was more than enough to make any supporter look themselves in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command." - George Orwell, 1984 Like Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, 1984 has proved eerily prescient in what its then fiction... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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We all know and laugh at the near constant stream of insanity that wafts into the news from the state of Florida. "Florida Man" is its own punchline given the news items that inevitably lead to the sentence containing the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp
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It's no secret that policing in this country has been sporting a well deserved black eye. With the advent of the cell phone camera, we have seen example after example of officers who do not deserve to walk among us,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Don't Get Me Started with Linda Sharp