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Typical American Weekend

This weekend has been a typical weekend for the United States. In Virginia, a klan rally gathered around a statue of one of their heroes, carrying torches. They even killed someone and injured many.   A lot of Americans were … Continue reading

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Avert Your Eyes

‘Be all you can be in the land of the free fight for de-moc-racy, hold your head high   Theres money for school and the uniforms cool if you play by the rules you’ll be just fine   But avert … Continue reading

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South of Richmond

Every other billboard literally every other billboard along a one mile stretch of I-95 just south of Richmond, Virginia is for the Army National Guard The others are for God, Jesus, and the Navy Federal Credit Union. This is God’s country … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Billboard after billboard too many to count mile after mile road after road state after state buy this car buy this whiskey buy this beer call this lawyer when you get pulled over for driving this car after drinking this … Continue reading

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You’ll see the world, kid…

written March 13, 2013 If you think that you have it bad these days living in poverty in America, the ‘land of the free’, just imagine living in extreme poverty in Afghanistan, or Pakistan, or Yemen, or Somalia, or Uganda, … Continue reading

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