R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – A Reblog

Published May 29, 2018 by Nan Mykel

(Almost makes me believe in “possession,” which Webster’s Dictionary describes as “domination by something (as an evil spirit, a passion or an idea)” and “another “a psychological state in which an individual’s normal personality is replaced by another.”) I’m reblogging.

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T. … remember the song by Aretha Franklin?  Well, guess what folks — it needs to be re-released, for far too many have forgotten the word.  One of Donald Trump’s promises during his never-ending campaign was to ‘get rid of’ political correctness.  Now, as I said at the time, political correctness is nothing more or less than respect for others and their feelings.  Is it sometimes taken to extremes?  Maybe, but I would rather err on the side of kindness than not.  Today, two glaring examples of the ugliness Donald Trump has unleashed in the nation came to my attention, and I would like to share them with you, dear friends, just so you don’t forget what Trump has turned this nation into.


Remember how incensed some people, mostly republicans, were when Colin Kaepernick, on 01 September 2016, kneeled during the playing of the national anthem, rather than stand?  Of…

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