Category Archives: Rae’s Rules

Rae’s Rules to Remember #67: “Inherent Racism”

A good friend of mine read an article that claimed that everyone was inherently racist and she asked me if I agreed with that. No. I don’t. If you have racist thoughts and biases 1. You either know that it’s … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #66: Stop apologizing to your readers

If you read my post on Blogging Pet Peeves then you know how much I hate this. The more I see it, the more annoyed I get. Seriously, think about it. First of all, no one pressures you to post … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #65: Actually, your “preference” IS racist

“I don’t date [insert race/ethnicity] guys” “I only date [insert race/ethnicity] women” “Oh, you’re attractive for a [insert race/ethnicity] person” Yes, these comments are racist. If you can’t understand why (I’m sure this will ruffle someone’s feathers) then I suggest … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #64: Reading Pet Peeves

Yes, more pet peeves, but not about blogging this time! Have you ever read a book and found yourself rolling your eyes? I have. Well I roll my eyes a lot in general but you know what I mean. Typos … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #63: Blogging Pet Peeves Part 3

Oh yes! There are more! If you missed part 1 and/or part 2 the links are below. First let me start with my ultimate pet peeve because people continue to do it…..STOP BLOGGING TO SATISFY OTHER PEOPLE. Why are you … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #62: The Second Amendment

I’m not against the second amendment. If you want to have a gun for whatever reason and you’re licensed, go for it. However, I do think that regulations are necessary. People asking for gun control don’t want your guns taken … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #61: My skin color is not a costume

We are halfway to Halloween and at first I thought that I wouldn’t have to write a post like this, but it’s been made clear that I do. My skin color is not a costume. Do you really think blackface … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #60: Now is Not the Time for Protest Votes

In case anyone doesn’t know (aside from the Democratic and Republican candidates), Jill Stein is the Green Party candidate and Gary Johnson is the Libertarian Party candidate. Right now (10:40 am EST) #ImVoting4JillBecause is the number 7 top trend on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #59: Blogging Pet Peeves Part 2

I am back with another round of Blogging Pet Peeves! Click the link to see the first post. Don’t apologize to your readers If you can’t blog on a consistent basis, you skip a post, or post something late….so what?! It’s … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #58: You Need to Vote

When the presidential race first started, I supported Bernie Sanders. Out of all of the options I truly felt that he was the best. Now that he’s out of the race, I’ve had to jump on the Hillary bandwagon. Of … Continue reading

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