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Six Word Story — The Tony Burgess Blog

A person’s work is their trademark.

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Blogapalooza Meet and Greet Update

Hey all you bloggers! Meet us just west of Chicago on August 26th! P.S. There is an Ikea in Schaumburg!

Life of an El Paso Woman

wp-1490197008047.jpgHi everyone! Some bloggers have reached out to me regarding the U.S.Blogapalooza event. The eventwill behappening on Saturday, August 26 in the Chicago area. Thank you to those who signed up and helped pay the deposit over the past few weeks. The money was used to reserve the location. There is still lots ofroom for otherswho maywantto attend. If you have anyquestions, please reach out to me at: amaya587@gmail.com Dinneris $30-40 per person. You are also welcome to bring guests. The meal can be paid for at the restaurant. We will have guest speakers and fun! Althoughthis is a smaller event, I know it’s stillgoing to be a blast! Unfortunately, a few bloggershad to cancel or couldn’t go this year. This will most likely be the last post regarding Blogapalooza. The list of attendeesso farincludes:

Marci from What’s for Dinner Moms

Van from Van by the River

Linda from Nutsrok…

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Far Right Interpreted NPR’s Tweeting Of The US Constitution As Dishing President Trump

Are you telling me Trump supporters listen to NPR? I didn’t think they knew what NPR stood for, maybe they thought is was the NRA! Ha ha!

Gronda Morin

Image result for photos of the constitution and paintings with forefathersOn July 4, 2017, NPR News tweeted the entire US Constitution to honor the US July 4th Independence day, our day of celebrating when this country broke away from the United Kingdom to become the USA.

But conservatives who were not familiar with this famous document took offense to certain passages which they believed  described the republican President Donald Trump in an unflattering way. And they responded, accordingly.

Dear Conservatives, “Methinks thou protest too much.”

Image result for photos of the constitution and paintings with forefathersHere is the rest of the story...

On July 5, 2017,  Jeremy Binckes of Salon penned the following report along with a transcript of US Constitution that some on the right found so offensive, “NPR’s Declaration of Independence tweet-storm angered some Trump supporters.”

“In an act of patriotism and civic responsibility, National Public Radio tweeted out the full Declaration of Independence — the document that told England’s King George that the 13 colonies would be…

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July 4, 2017 …. “😳 Just Another Day …. first time in my life …. 😳 …. !””

My co-worker today asked what I was doing for July 4th. I said I’m doing nothing, as the reality show that is our current administration has me feeling very unpatriotic.  I was talking with my husband later and said this may be our last July 4th as we know it.  I hope like hell I’m wrong.

 

Source: July 4, 2017 …. “😳 Just Another Day …. first time in my life …. 😳 …. !””

Who Says Protest Doesn’t Work?

I certainly hope all of the protesting done in the United States has a positive outcome for our citizens. I won’t be bullied by an orange haired nitwit!

Filosofa's Word

In recent months we have seen a number of protests in the U.S., from the Women’s March on January 21st, to the People’s Climate March on April 29th, and most recently the March for Truth on June 3rd. Some have said these protests accomplish nothing, but I have disagreed, and today I have proof that organized protests DO sometimes make enough waves to bring about change.

uk-petition.jpgIn January, just a week after Trump’s inauguration, UK Prime Minister Theresa May invited Trump to make a state visit to the UK later this year, which he gladly accepted.  However, the good citizens of the UK do not want Donald Trump to visit … understandably.  Early on, citizens and members of Parliament called for May to rescind her invitation, which she refused to do. In February, a petition circulated and was signed by more than 1.8 million…

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