Tag Archives: Pretense

On Objectivity No. 2

The recent encounter between CNN reporter Acosta and the Presidential Press Secretary Sanders is only one of many contemporary signs that objectivity and professionalism of the press has gone by the way side.  My response to this and the nearly … Continue reading

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First Principles: Do Not Be Defeated By False Politeness, Effected Delicacy Or Feigned Decency

“Be not intimidated … nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.” -John Adams … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Fact

It’s a natural born fact That it’s more than an act Manufactured news isn’t new Yet, it misleads me and you Propaganda is misery’s tool Destined to create a land of fools When alleged facts make no sense It’s up … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Neighbor

Rumors have it that to have good neighbors, depends on good fences I believe these rumors to be at the very best really bad pretenses To the best of my recollection of the life I’ve lived in experience Is that … Continue reading

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