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Politics

Originally posted on O at the Edges:
Politics No snakes here, but a little voice says the mice will return, and which do you prefer, the one that gnaws open ramen packages then craps on your plate or the one…

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Pursuing ideals

The important thing is to never give up. Here is a poem that describes what we must do in crazy times like these. ~ ~ ~ Even though our reality Is filled with discrepancies and problems We should not stop … Continue reading

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President-elect Trump and Israel

If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to put himself, his family and the rest of the United States in IS’s terrorist sights, he could hardly have found a better way than sending Jewish attorney David Friedman to Israel as his Ambassador. … Continue reading

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Comments on an Israeli propaganda video

Israel has one response to critics like historian Ilan Pappe, author of “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine,” attack the book and its author as frauds, the object being to kill the book and destroy its author. That is the only purpose … Continue reading

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The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, a book review and commentary

From the time of modern Israel’s birth in 1948, the message from Israel to the world was a simple one: For the first time in over a thousand years, Jews have a home where they can live free of the … Continue reading

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Jerk

Jerk is a word that shows contempt. We don’t talk with jerks, we ridicule them, push them away, and call them names. So when I read an article online about an elector on his state’s electoral college who had resigned … Continue reading

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The terrifying power of “Othering”. There’s nothing new in Donald Drumpf’s tactics.

Originally posted on Well, This Is What I Think:
? Comparing Syrian refugees to a bowl of Skittles – three of which may be poisoned, so best to discard the whole bowl – is an idea that has deep roots.…

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