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I Voted

I. The first time that I voted, back in 2004 I was twenty¬† years old and I was in the military so I submitted an absentee ballot and I voted for the incumbent… because he had given us a pay … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam’s Muslim Ban

We want to ban Muslims from coming to America because it is a lot more socially acceptable for Uncle Sam to kill them when they are in their own countries rather than here in America unless, of course, they are … Continue reading

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From Jerusalem To Jericho

Luke 10:25-37 Are we the priest, passing by on the other side of the road or are we the Levite, passing by on the other side of the road or are we the Samaritan, stopping to help and heal do … Continue reading

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Starfish

We are the kid from that story tossing stranded starfish back into the ocean making a difference, one at a time.   We are that kid as an adult ignoring endless miles of beached whales and sea turtles trapped in … Continue reading

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Them

‘you’re either with us or you’re with them’ as lines get drawn in¬†sand we can’t stand one another forget we’re sisters and brothers sharing mothers and fathers and why bother trying when we can’t see the dying and we’re already … Continue reading

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East v. West part 3

the flys I the ointment the eggs in the pan the cats in the cradle of uncivilized man tit for tat this and that choose to sit out the game don’t even remember when all this fear came year in … Continue reading

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Standing Rock

Standing on this rock all alone looking glass shattered can’t find home can’t escape sticks and stones thrown by a falling Rome names don’t hurt when Redskins flirt with victory the Missouri doesn’t flow to the sea it flows through … Continue reading

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