Gaslight, when used as a verb, means — to cause (a person) to doubt his or her sanity through the use of psychological manipulation. The phrase became popular after the movie, ‘Gaslight,’ was released in 1944. In the film, an abusive husband secretly and repeatedly dimmed and brightened the gaslights in the house while accusing … Continue reading “What do you Weigh…100 pounds?”
Social media is dangerous. Although it’s horrifying, I’m not speaking about criminals live-streaming their violence or online bullying that devastates so many children, teens, and adults to the point of suicide. I’m talking about the rest of it. It is a soul-sucking time thief that distorts our view of of society with impossible images, portrayals … Continue reading Five Facebook Free Hours
I have grown children, and that’s the closest I’ll ever come to discussing my age. But having grown children is the reason the act of dumpster diving should be a distant memory for me, and it was. My neighbors across the road are moving. Their house sold in a day, undervalued in my mind. For … Continue reading Pride and Dumpster-Diving
Call me a cynic if it makes you happy, but I'm not biting. A word from the horse's ass: Mmm... really? Does Trump actually have COVID? Are we supposed to believe he didn't cheat on this test? What's the saying? Desperate sociopaths take desperate measures. Something like that. This guy who paid someone to take … Continue reading Trump Tests Positive?
I am among a growing number of people who don’t have television service. The internet keeps me apprised of daily news, and I believe I’m more informed now than I was when I depended on television because I have more sources of information. The reason I don’t have television service because I have to prioritize … Continue reading News Blues
twitter.com/jameskosur/status/1286360041700958208 100 Days "This is really a page right out of the textbook for tyrants. Historically what dictators and authoritarian regimes do, when their people turn against them, is to pit their own people against each other" ~Frank Figliuzzui, former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the FBI 100 Days The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. … Continue reading 100 Days