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Taking notes 47: Black Americans and the military: this country is not to die for

by William C. Anderson

If violence is wrong in America, violence is wrong abroad. If it is wrong to be violent defending black women and black children and black babies and black men, then it is wrong for America to draft us, and make us violent abroad in defense of her.

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American Empire Imploding Both at Home & Abroad

By John Wright

Russia Today

Reuters / Eric Thayer

The crisis and chaos engulfing the Middle East and Ukraine is evidence of US imperial decline, as Washington learns the harsh lesson that no empire lasts forever. 175 more words

Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

CHRISTIAN PIETISM AND THE DEATH OF THE WEST

PMT 2015-066 by by Larry E. Ball

Since the conversion of Constantine and the later events surrounding the Reformation, the West has been identified as Christian. 555 more words

Church

#BringBackOurBookstores

At PJ Media, I mourn the steady death of chain bookstores:

Borders is gone, as are B. Dalton and Waldenbooks. The market was left wide open for Barnes & Noble, but they chose to downsize.

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Saying Hello Is Now A Radical Act

At PJ Media, I talk about how older people, who learned how to interact with other human beings before cell phones and the Internet, can help the rest of us enjoy real conversations: 171 more words

Observation & Reflection

Does Posting Selfies Make You A Narcissist?

I have been traveling for the past few weeks and dealing with family issues, so I am only just getting around to posting about this… 95 more words

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11 Year Old Girl Raped, Disbelieved, Arrested

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/a-seven-year-search-for-justice/2015/03/12/b1cccb30-abe9-11e4-abe8-e1ef60ca26de_story.html

This girl was a crack baby abused as an infant. She was raped twice when she was 11, but the police never investigated either because her story–confused by trauma and mental illness–had inconsistencies common to trauma survivors. 51 more words

Poverty