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Story by Chuck Tackett Get You Some Business: Cease Playing Dime Store Psychologists Bill Maher, comic/activist – “You like kids and families? Great!! You do you. But for millions of others, getting a good night’s sleep, not sharing a remote, or changing a dirty diaper, never having a relationship talk, or listen to a passive-aggressive […]

American Girl is committed to introducing more diverse characters to its best-selling range, and the most recent arrival to the AG family is part of its inclusivity efforts. Kira Bailey, the Mattel brand’s “2021 Girl of the Year,” is a 10-year-old from Michigan committed to conservation action. She made her first appearance on Dec. 31 […]

The reboot of the animated kid’s show “Blues Clues” is marking new territory in 2021 with a song that teaches children to celebrate the LGBT community. Last week, the Nickelodeon program “Blues Clues & You,” which launched in 2019, debuted the “ABC Song w/ Blue!” The song is sung by the famous blue dog, voiced […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Our Home Country Is Where the Hatred Lives James Baldwin, Civil Rights activist – “We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.” Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights activist – “We must face the […]

Story by Chuck Tackett John Krasinski’s SNL Episode: Am I Missing Something? First of all, I have never seen an episode of “The Office,” or the Netflix series, “Jack Ryan.” With that declaration, I am not very familiar with the actor John Krasinski.  If you are a regular reader of mine, you know I am […]

Story by Chuck Tackett KUDOS MS. SHAYMALA GOPOLAN. YOU KNEW THE DEAL. Author “Caste: The Origins of our Discontents” Isabel Wilkerson – “They (Non-White immigrants) faced the painful dilemma of either rejecting the lowest caste of indigenous African Americans or making common cause with those who fought so that they could enter the country, to […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Can Righteous Values Bloom During Unprecedented Barbarism? Allow me to paraphrase a quote that I showcased in last week’s Chuck’s Chat for 11/26/20. Horror movie aficionado Eli Roth stated what scares him the most about disaster movies is the human reaction to it and how people behave when the rules of […]

Story by Chuck Tackett It’s Not My Job To Provide Comfort To Trifling Ass Trumplicans “It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted, which is exactly what Donald Trump understood when he started peddling assertions, that I had […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Trumplicans: Stop Serving Us Your Irresponsible Toxic Butch Realness “He hosted a super-spreader event to honor a justice who would have the government control your body but refuses the duty to care for it, and when the virus he helped go around came around, he availed of the healthcare he would […]

Story by Chuck Tackett STEELE & SCHMIDT: REAL TALK FROM 2 REASONABLE REPUBLICANS  “Yes, I am my brother’s keeper, to the extent that my brother wants to be kept.” Michael Steele Former GOP National Chairman MSNBC News Commentator With the 2020 national elections a little over 30 days away, I thought these words of wisdom […]