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Questioning Israel

Question: Which country alone in the Middle East has nuclear weapons?
Answer: Israel

Question: Which country in the Middle East has just recently used a weapon of mass destruction, a one-ton smart bomb, dropping it in the center of a highly populated area killing civilians including children? 766 more words

Injustice

Divide and Conquer

I don’t know why everyone is so surprise at the Obama Administration. The pendulum swings back and forth between conservatism and liberalism like an old grandfather clock – such is the way of politics. 421 more words

Self-Protection To A Fault

We discover very early in life to protect ourselves from harm.  This urge towards self-protection is a primary energy, clear down to the cellular level.  I think this urge is the primary basis for the emotion of fear.  894 more words

Meanderings

Retrograde

Prying ancient boneyard gate
A primal necropolis did bide
Curious hands
Thirsty eyes
A pair embarked sphere enchanted
Foraging lore taboo

Pandora’s Box
Two did find… 144 more words

The Dark Side of the Love Poem

When most people think of Valentine’s Day, I’m sure the traditional love poem comes to mind. I thought today I’d break that stereotype, and write one for the other side of the love poem. 87 more words

Poetry

Brink

Brink

Look into my eyes
Share one final kiss
Send our beasts unto the pyre
Killing innocence

Take me to that state of grace
The world that lies between… 177 more words

Why fighting corruption in Africa fails

INTRODUCTION: COLONIAL ROOTS OF CORRUPTION

Post-independence African countries inherited deeply corrupt institutions, laws and values from colonial and apartheid governments. In the majority of African former colonies, the colonial elite centralized political, economic and civic power, exclusively reserving top jobs in the public and private sector, as well as education only to fellow colonials. 3,363 more words

Corruption