Point for Discussion: In our days of the #metoo movement, the Miss America Pageant is also going through some evolution. With the elimination of the swimsuit suit and evening gown competitions, there is a goal of transitioning from a “beauty pageant” to a “competition” among women. Shifting from a focus on the appearance of women … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .From Miss America Pageant To Competition
Point for Discussion: Over the past year, several athletes and cheerleaders have “taken a knee” in protest. What started out as a personal protest by Colin Kaepernick in 2017 has become part of a movement. For some, it’s about social injustices, and for others, it’s become more about freedom of speech. Whatever the intention, there … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Kneeling in Protest
Point for Discussion We are almost halfway through Donald Trump’s first (maybe only?) term as President of the United States. This presidency has been plagued by childish indignation, staff turnover, media bashing – much behavior that is unbecoming of the office of the President. The white supremacists feel emboldened by the constant barrage of hatred … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…560 Days & Counting-Chaos vs. Confidence
Point for Discussion: Police pursuits, where police cars are chasing someone who is committing a crime, puts innocent people at risk on the roadways. There must be a better way for police to catch criminals than having multiple police cars speeding through traffic, chasing the same car, causing the criminals to drive even faster, until a crash … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Police Pursuits
Point for Discussion: About a week ago, President Trump reached an understanding (not calling it an agreement until we have proof) that supports denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. In theory, this is good for everyone. Geo-political risk is reduced and, if all goes well, North Korean residents could find themselves living in a more modern world. … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Denuclearization – is it Possible?
Point for Discussion The level of technology in cars and trucks is exploding. Electric vehicles were the start, and now, a set of autonomous features are becoming standard on many vehicle models. While backup cameras have been in place for a while, people are now expecting several new features, such as emergency braking, lane assist, … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Autonomous Vehicles Now or Later?
Point for Discussion: People came to America to escape persecution in their homelands. Many still do. It’s unfortunate that certain groups forget that we are all (with the exception of Native Americans) immigrants. We are all the same. We deserve respect and should treat others that way. Our President can stop calling people “animals” to … Continue reading Sisters Talking on…Transforming from Racism to Respect