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Paris, Daesh, and Fear

As has been widely stated, reported, corroborated, the attacks in Paris were an assault on our free, democratic way of life. The sites chosen – the Bataclan concert hall, the Stade de France, le Petit Cambodge restaurant, and cafes on the bustling Boulevard Voltaire, Rue de Charonne, and others – were soft targets, designated because they were easy, unguarded locations in a youthful, bon vivant part of Paris. 930 more words

Domestic Affairs

Chronicles from #BrusselsLockdown

Yesterday everything seemed to be back to normal. I went jogging in the morning, and I didn’t run into a single soldier. Even the soldiers that are usually stationed in front of the synagogue were not there – I later learned that the authorities had asked the synagogue to close straight away, and that therefore the security was not needed but rather moved to more urgent spots. 752 more words

Opinion Pages

POEM: Intelligent Teef!

Yu draw yuself tu mi attention, how yu have very bad intention.

Yu ah teef, born ah liad, an noh matter ah who yu noh tiad. 143 more words

Is the United States Becoming a Nazi Replica?

-Doctor Ben Carson: ‘We should have a database on everybody’

-Donald Trump told NBC News there should be a database of all Muslims.

-Senator Ted Cruz agrees with Donald Trump. 606 more words

Social Behavior

America Has Not Been and is Not Now Friendly to Immigrants

The reality is that the United States has not been the welcoming nation that is portrayed by many of America’s leaders. The verse on the Statue of Liberty was more likely a wish than a fact. 629 more words

Social Behavior

What Makes America Great?



  First read this.

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses, yearning to breath free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless, tempest tost to me, 273 more words

Social Behavior

Why Ben Carson has no business near the Oval Office

by Los Angeles Times commentator Doyle McManus, on line and in print November 11, 2015

I don’t really mind that Ben Carson thinks the pyramids in Egypt were used to store grain; that’s a folk belief that’s been around since the Middle Ages. 849 more words