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Militarism and the Precipice of Spiritual Doom

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 799 more words

Archived

Colin Kaepernick and the national anthem

As someone who listens to a lot of sports talk radio, I have been struck by the steady drumbeat of all the white callers who make the same point, as if they were almost reading from a script. 1,003 more words

War

"Proud parent of a US Marine" - equal parts parental pride and jingoism

We should be proud of our children’s career choices, regardless of what they are, not just those who choose to go into the US armed forces. 619 more words

American Culture

Globalization and Jingoism always coexist

I have been raring to write on this topic for a long time, because the first time I wrote about it, it was a wreck.  So without wasting further time, here is my take on the topic at hand. 618 more words

Essays

What Went Wrong With... And What Is Wrong With... Howard Stern?

A very worrying aspect of our society is that we never learn from our past mistakes and this is perfectly illustrated by the way people changed their opinions and morals following the… 2,915 more words

Celebrities

May's #fullTrump meltdown confirmed all No.10 denied re negotiating disaster

Theresa May’s bizarre and blatantly electioneering speech in front of 10 Downing Street last night has been described as ‘going full Trump’ in its ‘conspiracy nut’ strangeness. 663 more words