Wage Disparity, The Sanctimonious Rich & The Demonized Poor

The McKillips, my great-grandfather’s family of my maternal grandmother’s side, likely immigrated during The Potato Famine.  (Interesting article:  “Irish Teeth Reveal the Chemical Signature of the Great Famine” published by Mental Floss.) The poor have ubiquitously been blamed for the state/caste system into which they are born. It is poverty – wage disparity in all […]

Deconstructing Sexist Fallacies & Soundbites

I’ve heard a lot stupid shit lately. And I do mean of epic stupid proportions. It is disconcerting how many seemingly intelligent people are susceptible to bad statistics, propaganda, and soundbites. Social media makes it possible for circulation of bad ideas and incorrect “facts” in the ether of the virtual world. This proverbial double-edged sword […]