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April 1st, 2018 - 9:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

During Passover, A desperate march  from Honduras toward the United States.

Pueblos Sin Fronteras (Abstracted and edited from Buzzfeed)  A group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders has organized hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men . The hope is that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause[...]

March 20th, 2018 - 1:13 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Being a Trump Female Visiting Saudi Arabia

Deena Loveland  FACEBOOK I WAS IN SAUDI ARABIA a few years ago and this would be worth your time to read. There is a place in the center of Riyadh called “CHOP CHOP SQUARE”. This is where, on Fridays, various body parts are chopped off.. Fingers, hands, heads etc, or other forms of tort[...]

March 15th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Jefferson, Repugnants

Today is the birthday of an American Monster … Andrew Jackson.

If you want to better understand this president, you should read about a campaign almost 200 years old.  Mr. Trump has dedicated his Presidency to Jackson’s Memory. In 1828, Andrew Jackson became the first president of the United States who wasn’t a founding father or son of a founding fath[...]

February 20th, 2018 - 11:22 am § in Bill of Rights

This assault weapon ban didn’t need legislative action.

In less than a week, Scott Pappalardo’s viral video has garnered nearly 17 million views.[...]

February 4th, 2018 - 12:29 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Treaty of Tripoli Celebrates America as a Jesus Free State

The late 18th century treaty reached by America with certain Muslim pirates of the African coast states: As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion,-as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquility of Mu[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 7:59 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Civil Rights Leader Dies As a Political Prisoner

Liu Xiaobo Dies A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images Prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, the only Chinese citizen ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize while still residing in China, has di[...]

July 4th, 2017 - 12:36 pm § in Bill of Rights

A Wonderful Essay on Becoming a US Citizen

The Country I Love By PRAMILA JAYAPAL JULY 4, 2017  SEATTLE  NY Times— Seventeen years ago, I celebrated my first Independence Day as a United States citizen. I couldn’t have predicated then that I would one day have the enormous privilege of being the first Indian-American woman to serve in[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Legal Thuggery Under the Bar

Law student who turned her life around can’t take bar exam because of her past Tarra Simmons, a nurse and mother of three, survived drug addiction, divorce, loss of her house and served 20 months behind bars.  In prison she became excited by lawyers.  She went on to win virtually every acade[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 6:00 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

Black and Jew, Then and Now

As we see angst over a Jewish professor caught in the poisonous mix of  white guilt and racism at Evergreen College, it is useful too look back a hundred years when the progressive Jewish newspaper, The Forward, introcuced WEB DuBois to what was then the Jewish left. “When the immigrant from [...]