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Black History They Didn't Teach You In School: Pro-Black Doesn't Mean Anti-White

So I decided to do something different today. Simply because this racial tension is so unnecessary and I feel like if people actually took the time to think about things it would prevent the discussion I’m about to have now. 536 more words

Yitro (Exodus 18:1 – 20:23)

This week, in Parashat Yitro: The Ten Commandments.

But first, we pause for a brief family interlude.  Jethro, aka Yitro, aka Reuel, the father-in-law of Moses, meets him in the wilderness, bringing him his wife Zipporah and sons Gershom and Eliezer.  926 more words

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakuer

“Rape is the most unreported serious crime in the nation.”

Wow, the author’s note mentioned that some portions of this book would be hard to read, and I did find that to be the case.  

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Channeling Martin

What would Martin say if he were alive today? Maybe: ‘It’s deja vu all over again?’ On this the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we are mindful that as a nation we are in the midst of a curious political season. 452 more words

Injustice, indeed

“Nothing surprises me, but many things disappoint me.”

It’s something I often said while working as a reporter for more than 20 years — and it’s something that remains true today.

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Law And Order

Separation of Church and State

The U.S. Government seems to think that eliminating church from government grounds is separating Church and State. They are seriously mistaken. If the Ten Commandments is on government grounds, they have no legal right to have it removed. 203 more words

U.S. Government

Justice vs. Vengeance

People hate criminals, and I don’t mean that in a broad idealistic sense.  I mean that, in real life, people genuinely despise criminals.  I had to qualify the last sentence with  1,044 more words