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# 121 : Monday 9-1-2017 @ 06:18
 
 
Meryl Streep kicking butt at the Golden Globes last night

There was one performance this year that stunned me. It sank its hooks in my heart. Not because it was good. There was nothing good about it. But it was effective and it did its job. It made its intended audience laugh, and show their teeth. It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter — someone he outranked in privilege, power, and the capacity to fight back. It kind of broke my heart when I saw it, and I still can’t get it out of my head, because it wasn’t in a movie. It was real life. And this instinct to humiliate when its modeled by someone on the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing. Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose

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# 122 : Monday 9-1-2017 @ 09:29
 
 
Fair play to her, sadly too many dumb trumpette's out there to care.
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# 123 : Monday 9-1-2017 @ 11:43
 
 
Someone said :
Meryl Streep kicking butt at the Golden Globes last night

I just adore that woman
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# 124 : Tuesday 12-9-2017 @ 20:54
 
 
"Buddhist troops carrying out ethnic cleansing in a country run by a Nobel peace prize winner - can things get more depressing?"

John Simpson, veteran BBC reporter
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# 125 : Wednesday 13-9-2017 @ 13:27
 
 

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# 126 : Sunday 17-9-2017 @ 03:33
 
 
I'm sure religion is a force for good, just some bad apples etc
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