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I am not outraged

I am not outraged by the…

  1. Actions of a police officer in Minneapolis
  2. Rhetoric of the president
  3. Economic disparity
  4. Islamophobia
  5. Fears “those” people have of losing or not having health care
  6. Unhealthy living conditions “those” people are in
  7. Educational inequity
  8. White women calling the police because black men are “threatening” them
  9. Pandering to religion by politicians who lack any morals
  10. Disdain displayed toward people not like me

You see, I

  1. Live in a safe suburb
  2. Reside in a comfortable home (paid for solely by the hard work of my spouse/partner and me)
  3. Take an annual summer vacation (because I need a break from all that stress in the world)
  4. Think people are free to believe or not believe in God
  5. Am surrounded by so many people who agree with me
  6. Give money to a couple charities (see, I’m a good person)
  7. Tip my server at least 15%
  8. Refuse to complain about the hard knocks that come my way
  9. Agree with Ronald (Reggie? Rodney?) King; we must all like each other
  10. Wouldn’t dare joke about “First World” problems (but, come to think of it, my God, my community pool must open now!)

Clearly I am not that “r”-word

BREAKING: Wife of ex-Minneapolis cop Chauvin filing for divorce

According to WCCO-TV,

A lawyer has issued a statement from the wife of the now-arrested and charged former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, and she said she has filed for divorce.

“This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving this tragedy. She has filed for dissolution of her marriage to Derek Chauvin,” reads the statement released by Sekula Law Offices.

Youngstown State University announces academic reorganization, cuts

WFMJ-TV has the details.


The number of academic colleges will be reduced from six to five:

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Williamson College of Business Administration

Cliffe College of Creative Arts

A new College comprised of programs from the Beeghly College of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

This reorganization letters states it will also result in a reduction and reorganization of departments and fewer department-level administrators and staff.