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Bullies, Protests, and Politics: An Analogy

An opinion by guest blogger Kristofer James I want to think that analogies may help people understand who truly don’t. This is my simple analogy for anyone who keeps wondering “why in the heck are these people protesting?” This is … Continue reading

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America’s Last Righteous War

Seventy five years ago today, the United States of America declared war on the Empire of Japan. America had what was widely recognized as a very good reason; the day before, Japanese forces bombed the air base at Pearl Harbor in the then territory … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Sees Women as Sex Objects: So What?

Some of Donald Trump’s most prominent supporters are now backing away because of a 10-year-old tape in which he jokes about kissing women without asking and grabbing their genitals.  Why?  Haven’t they been paying attention? The three-time married Donald Trump had an affair … Continue reading

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Five Years After Troy Davis Execution: The Problem Remains

Troy Anthony Davis was executed five years ago in America among international controversy for the slaying of a police officer. There was controversy over whether there was enough evidence to convict him.  Many people, including Former FBI Director William Sessions, … Continue reading

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Here’s How We Can Stop Racism

My Facebook friend Jake Estrada posted this on Facebook: Here’s how we may be able to stop racism, and finally come forward as people. You stop talking about how you are white, black, purple or any other color out there. … Continue reading

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U.S. Marines Enter 21st Century

The U.S. Marines is following orders.  U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told the Marines to start making titles more female friendly, i.e,, more genderless.  This is especially important as the first female has signed up for the Marines as an Infantry … Continue reading

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America is Better than Everybody Else

If you haven’t noticed, we’re moving close to the Fourth of July, the American Independence Day.  While the phrase is rampant all the time, this is especially the time to hear, “America is the greatest country in the world.” Ever … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Resigns from the Presidential Race–Why?

Once again, I am astonished. Ted Cruz has resigned as a candidate for the U.S. presidential nomination. Why? Yes, Donald Trump, whom I originally predicted had almost no chance, is well ahead. Yes, there’s a chance Trump could get the votes … Continue reading

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Three Republican Candidates, Three Republican Parties

The Republican Party is in serious trouble. OK, so that’s hardly news. An NPR commenter said that both Donald Trump’s political career and the Republican Party can’t survive this election. Right now, Donald Trump is thriving. Each of the three … Continue reading

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Facebook Fake Name Purge is Over

The Facebook Fake Name Purge is finally over! If you don’t know, Facebook had a real-name campaign. It was removing or blocking accounts of people who didn’t use their real name. That included reporters and freedom activists in dangerous countries, … Continue reading

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