Category Archives: Ageism

Progressive Commerce


Imagine shopping at a hypothetical store of the future, where the price of any product is displayed via your cell phone app. The store doesn’t put a price tag on any item and there are no prices on the shelf displays. The convenient app does it all for you. But there’s a catch.

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Will ICER Ice You?

Army Reserve team earns bronze in ice sculpting

ICE–Definition, verb (slang):  To kill or murder.

ICER–Definition, noun (slang): One who ices, in other words, one who murders.

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A Tale of a Few Doctors

Lions_in_Pombia - CopyNoted veterinarian, psychologist, and newspaper advice columnist Dr. Michael Fox once responded to a question about the “slaughter” of Cecil the Lion by another doctor–Walter J. Palmer, DDS.

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Boycott the Oscars?

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In keeping with the current reality of everything coming down to race in our supposedly post-racial nation (as expected and promised–but not fulfilled–by the election of Obama), controversy is brewing over a lack of Academy Awards nominations for black actors, directors, or movies:

Outrage erupted online Thursday about the lack of diversity in this year’s Academy Awards nominations, and stars are continuing to weigh in.
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Obama’s Executive Actions to Take Guns from Social Security Recipients?

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I couldn’t and wouldn’t watch Barack Obama’s town hall about his recent executive actions concerning guns. (Note: They are actions, not executive orders. To date, there’s no officially published executive ORDER on this topic at the White House website.)

In the course of the town hall, did anyone mention the Obama policy to  encourage the Social Security Administration to rat out beneficiaries who have others handling their financial affairs, for any reason? I’ll bet not.

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Obama Establishes an Ageist, Racist, Sexist “Not-for-Profit”

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Obama recently announced his newest initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. This “alliance” follows and compliments his previous similar initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Challenge. [emphasis added to quotes]

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