The end of NXIVM might shed light on where the country is headed

About ten years ago, my new neighbor in Austin, Texas invited me to a meeting with a group called “Executive Success Programs, aka NXIVM.” This program was designed to “help individuals develop the emotional and intellectual skills necessary to reach their maximum potential in all areas of life.” I was intrigued by the invitation as she also had small children, a ready laugh and was beautiful, interesting, and outgoing. …

The line crossed by the president makes a case

What happens when a group of criminals decides to commit armed robbery, but someone dies during the commission of the crime? Under the felony murder rule, they all can be prosecuted for murder. Although one might wonder what this has to do with Trump, January 6th was more than a terrible day in American history. It is more than a day where Trump’s lies resulted in angry and delusional supporters trashing our Capitol, as if they were wolves pillaging chickens in an unguarded coop. It is a day where five people died while conspirators — Donald Trump and angry rioters…

And Who Will Stop Them If They Do?

There is a new crisis percolating in America, stoked by the sitting president of the United States. This is something that has been unimaginable in my lifetime. While the most vocal Trump supporters have been fierce defenders of Trump, they now find themselves testing lines to see how far they can go. While four years ago it was alarming to see crowds chanting “lock her up,” we now see words moving into actions on many disturbing levels, and across many states.

A few days ago in Texas, a caravan of Trump trucks flying Trump flags attempted to drive a Biden…

Karyn S

Startup founder, Modern Mom on a Mission

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