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I’ve been feeling the nudge for awhile to write about the dynamic within the Social Justice Warrior (SJW) culture, but it’s taken some time for me to really find the words for what to say. What’s happening right now within the collective is so complex, and I’m trying to do my best to unpack the different layers in order for you to be able to see things as clearly as I do.

You may or may not agree with me, and that’s fine. I’m simply here to give a different perspective and to give a voice to those who see it but don’t necessarily have the words for what they see. …

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First I’m going to make a very bold statement and then regardless of your beliefs, I hope you’ll hear me out. Regardless of who you’re voting for in 2020, it’s important for you to understand why your own personal energy matters.

Donald Trump is going to be re-elected in 2020.

For some, that is amazing news and to others, it’s your worst nightmare.

I remember in 2016, I was on the anti-Trump train. I didn’t like Hillary, but having been a Democrat my entire life, I did what I was told to do — vote Democrat — because a vote for Hillary was a vote against Trump. …

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I’m sitting here, staring at a blank cursor, simply noticing the overwhelm filling my body as I try to write this. Everything I’m currently feeling and everything that would potentially hold me back from writing this is exactly why this needs to be written. I know I am not alone in my feelings and experience of life and therefore, if I’m feeling called to write it, it’s because others are feeling the same way and may not have the words to express their experience.

I never thought I would leave the liberal party. I grew up believing the liberal party was the one of inclusion, acceptance, love, and equality. I believed it was progressive and was the party that would evolve humanity into a more loving, peaceful world. I believe that about many of my liberal friends and family members. …

Anne Livingston

I’m Anne Livingston, better known as “Anne the Nomad” across the country. I left Chicago in 2017 with my two cats, to surrender to my intuition.

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