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Supreme Court Justices are not beholden to politics.

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As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse. Here we are just days away from confirming a replacement for the great Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.

Before she was known as Judge and eventually Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her career litigating cases for women’s rights before the Supreme Court. Eventually she was appointed to the high court by President Bill Clinton. She spent the remainder of her career quietly ruling in favor of equality over and over. Her famous dissents made her a feminist and pop-culture icon in the first part of the 21st century.

And now, here we are. President Trump has appointed conservative Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. A good, submissive, white, Catholic wife and mother who couldn’t possibly be where she is today had it not been for all the work Ginsburg did for women’s rights during her career. …

SATIRE

From COVID-19

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Hey America!

Thank you for letting me stay with you these past several months. Your hospitality has been amazing. When folks said Americans know how to show someone a good time, they weren’t kidding.

I was pretty concerned when I arrived on your shores in January. I thought it was the beginning of the end. I mean, you’ve got so much wealth. And you’re always talking about how America is better than every other country. I assumed America was where infectious diseases went to die.

How wrong I was! Our viral voices have been heard, you truly are a democracy where a person’s a person — no matter how small. This place has been great. …

SATIRE

I can’t believe how well this works

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I learned about abundance mentality a few years ago — after I started freelancing. I’ll admit, I was super skeptical. As a somewhat logical person, it didn’t make sense that simply thinking about an abundant life would actually make it happen.

Boy was I wrong! It took some time, but once I got into the habit of meditating on abundance every day, I started to see changes. I’d just close my eyes and meditate for twenty minutes and then I’d open them and see the things I needed — and some things I wanted.

As I developed my manifesting practice, I improved my manifesting abilities. …

About

Kim Funk

A hockey mom who writes about hockey, writing, and life lessons with a dash of humor. Find out more at www.kimfunkcreative.com.

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