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#102 Something worse than Planned Parenthood

I’ve seen, read and talked more about Planned Parenthood in the last few days and weeks than I would care to in a lifetime. The endless thoughts of hundreds of thousands of children murdered every year at their most vulnerable moment haunts me. 777 more words

Not the Happiest Place on Earth

I am unbelievably tired of all of the violence that has been going on around me. Everyday in this city there is another incidence of violence. 196 more words

Obama Vows to Defend Arab Allies, But Can't Defend US Troops

I am particularly struck by accounts of Obama seeking support for his Iranian Nuclear deal by Vowing to Defend Arab Allies

Four US Marines murdered today, July 16, 2015 and a fifth, a  Navy Sailor died days later from wounds inflicted by Muhamed Youssef Abdulazeez. 55 more words

National Politics

Gun Rights Benefited Black Americans During the Civil Rights Movement and Still Do

From Reason.com, by Sheldon Richman

Dylann Roof’s racially motivated murders of nine black churchgoers have brought predictable calls for new restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms. 507 more words

2nd Amendment

Surveillance court judge: No need for opposing view in ‘simple’ cases 

From Washington Post, by Ellen Nakashima, June 2015

The nation’s surveillance court this month faced for the first time the issue of whether the newly minted USA Freedom Act requires that a technical expert be appointed in a case involving a novel or significant issue, and the court ruled that it doesn’t.Judge F. 137 more words

Tyranny

These are not my words...

Quit your worship charades.
I can’t stand your trivial religious games:
Monthly conferences, weekly Sabbaths, special meetings—
meetings, meetings, meetings—I can’t stand one more! 130 more words

they’re coming

they’re coming

the dogs taste your fear in their nostrils
behind windows behind doors
from a mile away they appreciate your tentativeness
especially when you walk head down… 122 more words

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