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Bloodsucker

For almost three years now, we’ve called the 8th District of Missouri home. It’s a big district, land wise. Home to 749,444 people (2010 census), of which 92.36% are white. It’s the poorest district in the state. Median income is … Continue reading

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Freaking on the NSA

I’ve been ruminating on the whole NSA freak out and a few questions strike me. One: What is terrorism? There is not one standard definition that all of our federal security forces are working from. And states have adopted their … Continue reading

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Life’s Illusions

I’ve been thinking about safety lately.  In my post recently about rape, I recounted that one in three women will be assaulted/raped in their lifetimes.  You can’t know that and feel safe. And yet, when I’m alone and locked inside … Continue reading

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