Banning TikTok? Restrictions on the popular video app are spreading across the US

by Marina Pitofsky Bans and restrictions on the popular social media app TikTok are spreading at the state and federal levels, with some lawmakers seeking to block TikTok in the United States.   The U.S. Senate this week approved legislation to ban the use of the video platform on government devices. Some state lawmakers have blocked TikTok on state devices too, andContinue reading “Banning TikTok? Restrictions on the popular video app are spreading across the US”

Arizona refuses US demand to remove containers along border

by Anita Snow PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has refused the federal government’s demand to take down double-stacked shipping containers it placed to fill gaps in the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it won’t do so until the U.S. moves to construct a permanent barrier instead. The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs dugContinue reading “Arizona refuses US demand to remove containers along border”

Book Review Tuesdays: Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette.

Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one was a book that I read for work. We have a few book clubs at the office. I felt like this book does a lot of repeating of the other books that are in the same genre/category. ThereContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette.”

Red Door Meaning: 7 Symbolism You Need To Know

Believe it or not, a red front door will match almost any home style and facade color. It’s up to your preferences to pick out the right shade of red among the thousands available. Consequently, you will send a message of love, safety, pride, positive energy, welcome, or sacrifice. Although the red entrance is aContinue reading “Red Door Meaning: 7 Symbolism You Need To Know”

Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

Book Review Tuesday: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey.

Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey My rating: 5 of 5 stars I listened this via audiobook. This was a fascinating story about lessons that the author learned throughout his life. He didn’t have the traditional upbringing of the privileged talent that we see coming through today. He had trails and tribulations. He grew up in aContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey.”

Most Conservative States 2022

Most Conservative States 2022 What states are conservative in the United States? What are conservative politics? The Republican Party is the major conservative party in the United States. Conservative politics aims for a smaller, deregulated government and desires to preserve the political philosophy and regulations articulated in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. There isContinue reading “Most Conservative States 2022”

Most Liberal States in 2022

Most Liberal States 2022 “Blue states” are states that have a more liberal population and culture, as opposed to the conservative “red states.” While there are many more red states than blue states, the blue states tend to have much higher populations, so they have higher numbers in indexes like the electoral college and the number ofContinue reading “Most Liberal States in 2022”

Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo My rating: 2 of 5 stars I read this book for work, as it was suggested to fulfill my Diversity requirement for the year. I chose the audio book, as I concentrate better with audio books. The author readContinue reading “Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism”