*Online Debate Speech Concerning Defunding the Police – From Thursday, June 18, 2020 *

(I participated in a civil dialogue on the recent popular slogan – “Defund the Police”. The words below are read aloud to those in attendance. / The bullet statements are other thoughts that I had but did not say.) Hello, my name is Jerome Danner, and I have been a blogger, writer, and recently anContinue reading “*Online Debate Speech Concerning Defunding the Police – From Thursday, June 18, 2020 *”

Ellen DeGeneres Defended Herself (But She Really Should Not Have Had To Do So)

‘Why should Ellen have to defend her friendship with George W. Bush?’ Imagine being so sensitive that seeing someone you love getting along with someone you hate triggers your emotions. It sounds like a scene out of some John Hughes flick from the 80s. Actually, this scenario could be pulled out of many movies aboutContinue reading “Ellen DeGeneres Defended Herself (But She Really Should Not Have Had To Do So)”

Why I Think The “#Racist” Label Will Stick with #Trump (from January 23, 2018 – for The Daily Nerv)

Donald Trump By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America (Donald Trump) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Here is a bold prediction for 2018: President Donald J. Trump will continue to be called a racist. Yes, the prediction is not all that surprising. It is not that dramatic of a projectionContinue reading “Why I Think The “#Racist” Label Will Stick with #Trump (from January 23, 2018 – for The Daily Nerv)”

What Makes America Great? Well….it depends!

America is Great!  Without a doubt!  However, it’s greatness (or lack thereof) is still subjective to each and every person that lives within its borders.  Please check out my thoughts! Please feel free to send me your questions, thoughts, and/or comments at: jadanner1@yahoo.com! ____________________________________________________________________________________________ **Order you some Two Good Cocoa** ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Jerome Danner (jadanner1@yahoo.com) is a member ofContinue reading “What Makes America Great? Well….it depends!”

Thinking It Through – Ep. 64 – Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) Interview

Next on Thinking It Through: I have the pleasure of speaking with Commentary Magazine‘s very own Noah C. Rothman!  We spoke about the latest in politics, such as Trump’s government shutdown threat over funding for his border wall and the Mueller investigation, and his July 30th piece for Commentary – America’s Entitlement Crisis Is aContinue reading “Thinking It Through – Ep. 64 – Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) Interview”

How Social Media Can Change Your Reality: The Case of Greg Schiano and the Tennessee Head Coaching Position (from December 1, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Photo via Business Insider — http://www.businessinsider.com/greg-schiano-fired-bucs-2013-12 Social media is a strange beast. It provides many of its fans with information faster than any form of media that has ever existed, and all at their fingertips too. Today, media is not just in some select group of people’s hands in a distant studio somewhere. Now, those without anyContinue reading “How Social Media Can Change Your Reality: The Case of Greg Schiano and the Tennessee Head Coaching Position (from December 1, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Don’t Talk Politics for Thanksgiving. It’s that Simple. (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

(Photo via SEMI-PARTISAN POLITICS) As most of us know, talking politics can cause a rift in relationships when individuals participating in the discussion hold opposing views about any number of topics. People can forget the term, ‘civility,’ a moment after hearing a word, phrase, or idea that seems to trigger something in them to respond inContinue reading “Don’t Talk Politics for Thanksgiving. It’s that Simple. (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Time for Consensus on Coarseness – The National Center

This National Center for Public Policy Research post is based off of my opinion piece dealing with Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee – https://www.newsmax.com/jeromedanner/roseanne-barr-samantha-bee-trump/2018/06/04/id/864109/

Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s Words at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Were a Success (Even If They Weren’t Funny)

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner, held back in April, was the annual shindig, where a specially selected performer – typically a comedian – gets to ‘roast’ the president and anything or anyone associated with them. Now, the success of the performance of the ‘roaster’ is always relative to the political leanings of any individualContinue reading “Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s Words at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Were a Success (Even If They Weren’t Funny)”

White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)

  (Photo via 10News WTSP)   Many people find that their race and/or culture (among other things, such as religion and career) gives their life meaning and rightfully so. One may take pride in the beliefs, art, and/or cuisine that they have learned and enjoy sharing with others. It is quite possible that these things haveContinue reading “White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)”