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Mar 5, 2017 - 12:12pm
Weigh In Here to Save WriterBeat

I hate goodbyes.  If you want Autumn to stick around, if you want Stone to stick around, say so or just click the "Like" button.  It's ridiculous that unsavory characters can sully this site and its great members so far to destroy the construct entirely.  Well, I'm pissed off about this.  I use WriterBeat as a platform and I'll be damned to have the rug pulled out from under me by some adolescent barking.   Should Autumn temporarily moderate WriterBeat?  Should she ban the characters who abuse the site and its members?  How can we save WriterBeat?  We can't let Autumn just drop and abandon all of this.

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Why Should Women Bother Showing Up?

  In the picture above, is knocked to the ground and beaten by police officers.  Her heinous crime?  Trying to vote.  Women have fortunately come far since then, yet there is still a lot of inequality, especially in underdeveloped nations.  Sadly, a new movement makes me …

Mar 8, 2017 - 1:06am
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Goodbye Writer Beat

I’m sorry but my involvement with the Writer Beat endeavor is officially no more.  The ugly truth about the site is that nearly all of our users are the product of my behind the scenes personal outreach efforts.  In the beginning that was to be expected, but it’s been four year…

Mar 5, 2017 - 8:36am
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Thank Heavens for Good sense in The Netherlands

I am so pleased that the recent elections, in The Netherlands, have put to rest the consideration, contemplation and possibility that a right wing party headed by a person whose only remit is to eliminate Islam from the country, have made clear that extremism, nationalism and xenophobia is not on th…

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:09am
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What does it means to be human?

So as the title says, what does it mean to be human?         We all start out in the same way, a tiny creation formed by our parents during a moment of sex, sometimes we are created out of love and sometimes we are a horrible unintended accident, but no matter if you were wanted…

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:21am
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Stay Free And Responsible, Writer Beat!

I’m breaking the rule about posting while I have an article in the top 23, but the situation is such that it seems necessary. Guys and gals, WB has a storm raging in its tea cup and we’ve got to calm the waters before we’re forced to go to places where we are censored worse than th…

Mar 6, 2017 - 4:40am
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Moral Tyranny . . . Again?

Ok.  I watched the  with Dawn Laguens of Planned Parenthood and Fox News, Tucker Carlson. I completely agree with Dawn . . . it is a woman's choice.     Dawn Laguens is advocating liberty.  She stands for the individual in choosing and making value and moral choices. &…

Mar 18, 2017 - 6:14am
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The Truth About the 1%’ers

The 1% are evil.  Why?  Because they own 35% of all the wealth.  Twenty percent own about 82.7% of the wealth.  How can this be fair?   Fair or not, what if I told you that there is nothing unusual about it?  What if I told you that it follows nature’s pattern? &#…

Feb 26, 2017 - 11:49am
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Why can't we learn to be good losers?

  People worry about how they want to raise their children.  Their babies should be smart, strong, well-mannered, industrious, confident, and many other good qualities.  Basically, we all wish for our kids to be winners.  No one would dream of teach…

Feb 27, 2017 - 2:54pm
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What Do You Know?

Unless you are a teenager or were recently educated, the answer might be, not much.  Half of what you think you know may not be true.It was a common fact when we were kids that dinosaurs were cold-blooded.  Evidence today indicates that at least the larger dinosaurs were likely…

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:37pm
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Payback is Sweet

Trump is doing something that Republicans' have not done in my life time.  Use the tactics of the Democrats on them.   You see the Democrats believe in the big lie.  Repeat it over and over again until people think it is the truth.  Democrats tried to make the popular vote more i…

Mar 6, 2017 - 6:34pm
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Censorship, good and bad

Considering the recent news on WB and in general with society as a whole I wanted to address the issue on my own terms.   Is Censorship good or bad?  Well as most would agree it is a complicated topic, filled with a lot of problems and traps to go with it.  Any time you alter or restr…

Mar 6, 2017 - 9:04am
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The Normans from Rollo to William; Either Conquer…

793 A.D., Scandinavian men sailed across the North Sea landing at the island of Lindisfarne, and this is the first known encounter between Vikings and Anglo-Saxons. For the next three centuries, the Vikings and their legendary Longboats marauded across the English continent, seeking treasure and ter…

Feb 25, 2017 - 9:06pm
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Global Thermonuclear War with Russia?

  Global Thermonuclear War with Russia?   We  We have to ask ourselves, is this something we want?    The insane hysteria over Russia needs to stop. It probably will not. For reasons of domestic and imperial politics the American public…

Feb 28, 2017 - 12:16am
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School Vouchers Cannot FIX Education

School vouchers seem a great answer to the problem of bad education, applying the capitalist system to education. However, it cannot work as currently attempted.One problem in education is the way subjects are taught. In the 1950s New Math was introduced and it failed. In the 1960s Sight Readi…

Mar 6, 2017 - 11:28am
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FIGHT FOR WB (SEE TOM'S ARTICLE)

  Now what's that ? I have deleted my Goodbye article. Why ?   I was dead sure to stop here, you know why. But then I read Autumns article about her stopping to be part of WB. And I was shocked. Because I have been here for so long and have made so many dear (virtual LOL) friends, and....…

Mar 5, 2017 - 1:22pm
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Automation v. Immigrants (Jobs Fake-Out)

Job loss for U.S. citizens is NOT actually due to Automation.  Job loss is NOT due to Immigration either.  But the conglomerate businesses and tycoons want to plant that idea of automation-vs-immigrants in your head as does the elitists and intellectuals.  They have set the strawman,…

Mar 16, 2017 - 3:33pm
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What will hapen to Liberals?

I am a Conservative (not to be confused with a Republican) person who is mostly happy with the fact Conservative values are starting to see some daylight in the last few years but I wanted to take a moment and consider what has become to our Liberal friends.  Of course I am talking about actual…

Mar 3, 2017 - 8:07am
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Writer Beat Constitution

Having seen the tumult raised by discordant views among varying members among us, it appears that a Writer Beat Constitution is appropriate, to ensure happiness and tranquility, and preserve peace, and the pursuit of happiness.   This Constitution should rely upon laws that are ancient, and not…

Mar 6, 2017 - 1:36pm
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While we were being distracted...............

With all of the distractions going on with the new administration, a few other little known "efforts" are happening in the background. The first one is an effort to overthrow the Internet Privacy Rules that were put in-place during the Obama Administration which require broadband service provid…

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:24am
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White supremacy, Male White Supremacy

No remorse. I had an advantage. My Dad was the first in his family to go to college. He was a WWII war hero, bronze star, purple heart, went to North Eastern on the GI bill. Certified Public Accountant and stroke victim before he was 35.   Dad, worked and drank himself to death at 70. Died in h…

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
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The Psychopathic Crowd

Since the 1980s we have seen the emergence of the psychopathic crowd.  No surprise psychopaths are often tied to financial success and riches.  Most psychopaths are intelligent and can be extremely charming when it suits their ulterior motives.  Its often learned behavior, a belief in…

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:02pm
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Beyond Frequency And Amplitude

Dedicated to my truest friend. Though nameless, it hasn’t let me down and always scares the crap out of people so that I never have to kill. May it serve me well while I have it, and may I be able to afford something better, because Hail Marys make for good movies but lousy reality when you…

Mar 2, 2017 - 2:09pm
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