Welcome to the views of a real American liberal.
This blog features the random rantings of a Mississippi mad woman. Rush Limbaugh is the inspiration for this blog. If an overweight, fake far-right, and cigar smoking raving idiot can have a voice then so can an overweight, real far-left, and Wal-mart shopping Mississippi mad woman.
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Say A Little Prayer
Today as I have for several days, I felt a little guilt. The guilt I felt was over the joy of not having another storm heading towards my state. I am thankful that Mississippi is being spared Irene. If it sounds selfish it is. However, I have watched the people here carry on after storms and floods. I know the people here are very resilient but another Katrina after the year of storms we have weathered thus far this year would be a bit much for any sane mind left in the state.
I send out a prayer for those in the path of Irene. I solicit the prayers of others for the people in the path of Irene. Positive thought in my view can do much. Keep positive thoughts flowing for those facing Irene.
This weekend due to an enduring cough, I decided to binge watch Wayward Pines. In truth, I actually need to binge on Game of Thrones but I shall save that binge($$$$$) for my birthday. Let me not chase that rabbit for now. Wayward Pines is one example of how having majority White writers of science fiction/fantasy continue to ignore the actual composition of Earth's population, the societal norms of those populations, and the ability of those populations to thrive outside of White intervention.
I am a lover of Fantasy and Science Fiction since childhood. What I have noted over the years is a common theme, humans(White people) have changed the environment to the point of either some horrifying human mutation or some climate apocalypse. I often wonder why in these writings we don't see an evolution that leads to world peace. Start Trek is one of the few that shows the possibility for humans after we learn to work for peace not war. However, even Star Trek fails to accur…