Archives for the day of: November 16, 2016

It takes courage to stand up to a bully and not just walk away but again…sometimes, those of us who runaway live to fight another day…Yes you need a plan, a well thought out plan. ~~dru~~

What a Witch


Great. This is a necessary behavior in the face of the election of the most overtly racist, sexist, xenophobic, anti- gender and sexual minority candidate in the history of the modern United States. You know the rhetoric of his campaign was wrong. It was the very worst thing about America and you want to do what you can to combat the result. Good. Do that.

But don’t do it without a plan. Because the very last thing a tense situation needs is someone full of good intentions but with no knowledge of de-escalation tactics or self-defense. Your intentions are not a tangible shield. If you don’t make a plan, you will get yourself or the person you are trying to defend very killed.

Let’s avoid that.

So make a plan.

Some of you can stop reading now. You have, or know how to make a plan and you don’t need…

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“The hardest part for anyone to admit in all this is that in order to support someone elses right to be safe, their right to live as a human being, we need to sacrifice our own mental safety for a period of time to effect action that benefits everyone.” So True a long read but so worth it. ~~dru~~

“It takes ordinary people to do extraordinary things”
Thank you Samia for another extraordinary post. ~~dru~~
ps, I find your short stories fascinating.

Samiyah J. Hassan

My followers, the +200 beautiful amazing souls & exceptionally talented human beings, my friends, my tribe , my WordPress family I love you so much & thanks for the support, though I would have liked to hear what you have to say about my writings! Your idea’s, corrections, suggestions, your take on what I write, where I might had gone wrong & so on.

But thanks & here’s a beautiful song that I came across to express to you how much I appreciate all the love & support.

Your contributions, writings, art, talents, & efforts is what makes life colorful, meaningful, & beautiful. Combined all those humanly contributions lights our planet & lifts it up.

Your are beautiful all of you.

Thanks a million times & bless you.


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…because if we don’t stand for something, we shall fall for anything

Attributed to Peter Marshall, Chaplain


Peter Marshall (May 27, 1902 – January 26, 1949) was a Scots-American preacher, pastor of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC and twice appointed as Chaplain of the United States Senate.

He is remembered popularly from the success of A Man Called Peter (1951), ISBN 4871876284 a biography of him written by his widow, Catherine Marshall, and the 1955 film adaptation of the same name, which was nominated for an Academy Award for its cinematography.  Source: Wikipedia   ~~dru~~


Wow Rob, don’t shilly shally around….just come out and say it!
This is one VERY good article and states a lot of what I felt and have been feeling this year. THANX for GREAT links. ~~dru~~

Art by Rob Goldstein

Abstract dgital painting by Artist Rob Goldstein that is a vividly colored collage of different parts of peoples faces President-Elect Puppet

This may seem ridiculous but as I see it, Donald Trump is a puppet.

The former director of the KGB, Vladimir Putin, does not have friends; he has subjects, operatives, and useful idiots: he has puppets.

Putin’s favored weapon against enemy governments is weaponized disinformation.

A disinformation campaign is a long-term strategy designed to divide a nation’s people, cause them to mistrust their own system of government and to ultimately lose their sense of reality.

If I am right Putin used disinformation to subvert the 2016 elections in the United States and it worked.

If I’m right, our real President-elect is named Vladimir.

That’s some wild ass conspiracy theory, right?

Wikileaks BOMBSHELL Reveals that Bill Clinton Raped a Child

Am I the only person to see no WikiLeaks bombshells in our headlines this week?

I guess the only threats to the integrity of American politics were democrats.

Julian Assange deems us safe from…

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