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Poetic essay: "True class-warfare"

The best definition of this style that I could think of, in this short little piece where I try to be a little bit provocative, though I don’t offer any solid answers at the end, I hope to have made you think a little at least. 624 more words

Poetry

Wanted: A Few Good Idiots

The Idiot is a book by Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky (b. 1821, d. 1881). The story begins with Prince Myshkin returning to St. Petersburg from Switzerland. 693 more words

Discipleship

The Ice Bucket Challenge and What It Says About Us

My son posted this rant on his Facebook page yesterday and I felt you might enjoy it.

“At the end of the day, I’m fine with the ice bucket challenge.

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Politics

You Don’t Need to Know What is in Your Food; Nothing to See Here, Move Along

It is fascinating to me to observe that the same people who are lobbying vigorously against the people’s right to know what is in the food we are sold are the same people who extol the virtues of Free Markets. 104 more words

Politics

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Ferguson is not just about systemic racism — it’s about class warfare and how America’s poor are held back, says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You probably have heard of the Kent State shootings: on May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on student protesters at Kent State University. 199 more words

Government

FERGUSON UNREST FUELED BY OUTSIDERS LOOKING FOR POLITICAL GAIN.

Ferguson, Mo – IN THE DAYS SINCE AN UNARMED TEEN WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN FERGUSON, MO, UNREST AND OVERNIGHT LOOTING HAVE RAISED QUESTIONS ON THE HANDLING OF SUCH SITUATIONS AND WHETHER EVEN AFTER SO MUCH EXPERIENCE IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT MANY WONDER IF WE REALLY EVER HAD IT RIGHT. 1,024 more words

News And Politics

The Aftermath of the Ferguson Police Shooting and Economic Disparity

I believe that people, police and civilians alike, possess a natural right to defend themselves and others with lethal force when legitimately warranted. I also recognize that police officers are as human as the rest of us and thus not inherently above reproach. 902 more words

Economics, Fiscal Issues, Monetary Policy, & Taxation