I can barely get through reading the news without stumbling across some officious and loquacious bloody genius-essay written by some guys or dolls high on the grey matter scale. I mean, I am desperately looking to close everything and do some real-life work, but Closure of the Browser escapes me... and the brilliant words tick in my tinnitus like some canine Tell-Tale Heart following me around, barking, and waiting for tickle behind the ears!
So I found this essay about the double standard fascinating. It boils down to: there are no real problems until they affect white men.
I have lived in this country all my life so I get it in spades.
When Life gives you lemons:
Make lemonade... or
I particularly remember Reagan's ignoring the AIDS epidemic, as if disease followed his political inclinations. Incredible.
The cruel double standard that could save Obamacare
Story by John Blake, CNN
... A change in complexion leads to a change in perception...