Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

On the Supreme Court Leak (by Winston Smith)

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I will address the real issue which the mainstream media may not be giving enough focus on. Instead, the main coverage has to do with virtue signaling and grandstanding of political pundits, politicians playing to their respective bases. Corporations doing their thing kissing their customers’ asses as usual. I would ask you to check your bias at the door for a moment, and take off your varsity jacket for a moment, and tell you why I think we all lost a bit due to this leak today regardless of what tribe you belong to.

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Woke Done Right

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This was from almost half a century ago. Here we see Marlon Brando reflecting upon his refusal to show up for the Oscars. Watch the interview, and you can see what a thoughtful, gentle person he was, and how he carefully takes time to make himself understood. What a marvelous contrast to the way things are handled today. (And I’m not even referring to the fact that the big controversy back then was a gentle speech by a Native American as opposed to some guy smacking another guy in the face).