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Leaves In Compost

We’re leaves in compost changing, decaying, dying, reincarnated.

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A Decent Family Man And Citizen: A Requiem For Vietnamese Peasants

There are certain things that can’t be taken away from the late John McCain: He was a Navy pilot he was shot down over Vietnam and captured he was held as a prisoner of war for five and a half … Continue reading

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Truly Grateful

I am truly grateful for all that I have so grateful that I was able to remove myself from the confines of capitalism a system that has killed countless millions, billions even, of people far better than I and I … Continue reading

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Are You Happy

Life isn’t about being polite because wrong is wrong and right is right and if you have to fight don’t fight for the oppressor and don’t fight for the aggressor and use art as your weapon use your words nuclearly … Continue reading

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Angels & Alligators

When I was a kid I used to think that Florida was Heaven not because I had been there or had even seen pictures of it or really knew anything at all about the place but when I was 5, … Continue reading

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You Can Sing Out Of Tune

Don’t let them tempt you to barter your soul never bow down for plastic, or gold or paper, or powder, or dwellings, or cars turn off the noise and look to the stars…   The answers are out there, the … Continue reading

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Life, Death, & Food

Anthony Bourdain used food as a way of introducing America to people around the world, their history and culture. He let food speak for itself, and importantly, let people speak for themselves. Bourdain’s Hawaii episode was the first time many … Continue reading

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