When Fear Reigns
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Oct 20, 2014 - 4:48pm
When Fear Reigns

6am when she gets upsunrise over dusty airhot already smog pollutiongotta get water cannot careso she walks two gallons an hourhot feet in leathery sandalsworn out clothes thin the fabricwrinkled skin although not oldArriving at the town water pumpshe is alone, she wondersher friend approaching, but not quitekeeping distance, no greetingsScary look, hey, what's upShe nods, sticks out her handwaits and returns untouchedFolding it behind her backYou didn't come last nightthey were waiting, butI guess you didn't have timeand I was at the hospitalI think I'm having anotherstrike of malaria as I had lastmonth I was also in bedthey gave me pillsnow my brother was ther…

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Politics 101: Negative Campaign Ads

To understand almost everything that happens in politics one only needs to understand the importance of negative campaign ads.  From foods stamp funding to the outrage over Citizens United, it’s all about negative campaign ads.  To appreciate my theory you must agree on the following…

Oct 20, 2014 - 11:08am
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Bring back the draft?

I have already been told by some fairly senior military personnel that this is impractical.  However, I have tackled what seem to be impractical subjects before and will not let that dissuade this columnist now.Why would I suggest bringing back the draft?  There are several reasons worth e…

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:19am
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The Tail-Tale Heart

What do the words love, romance, passion, lust, and desire evoke in you?  Honestly assess your immediate responses to these and then consider how such feelings developed over your lifetime.  Then journey with me through some interesting stats that may help in your present or future relatio…

Oct 19, 2014 - 8:01pm
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Ebola, (c) The Military of the United States

The United States military developed this strain of Ebola so that the government can apprehend and detain people at their discretion.http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ebola-virus-pandemic-a-weapon-of-mass-destruction/5394976Whenever you open a newspaper these days you get our friend Ebola popping up …

Oct 15, 2014 - 12:47am
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I Forgot

I forgot for a while that I am making a difference. That regardless of what I do or do not do, am affecting the world. A few months ago I moved my family from a quiet, secret, cabin style home tucked in the woods to an almost on-top of the train tracks, often visited, trailer house in the…

Oct 18, 2014 - 8:58pm
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Party Line Allegience is Bunk

When the polls open, in November, the onus is on us all. That is, on the American People. The Real American People, those of us who love this country and what it stands for. I'm not referring to the Leftists, the Rightists, the Democrats, the Republicans, the Conservatives, the Liberals, the Christi…

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:58am
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How much more crap can there be?

Starting with all the politically emotional “bla-bla” in this WB platform, “PoliEmo” let’s call it, where the effen to the power of F are we going? Look, I get that you like your guns; that you’d rather not pay any taxes; that you still do not believe that em…

Oct 17, 2014 - 4:46pm
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MONGO FOR PRESIDENT 2016

Yes..My fellow Americans..it is time for a viable Independent candidate for 2016.This furry & affectionate creature is your best bet....consider this:When he opens his mouth..he is not lying to you.He cannot be bought by big lobby (save for Whiskas & Friskies).His idea of ethnic cleansing is…

Sep 25, 2014 - 12:33pm
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HEADLINE??

The U.S. Government & the Centre For Disease Control (C.D.C.) is possibly going to be responsible for one of the worstdisasters in the history of the world. Revealed on Coast To Coast AM by Analyst Craig Hulet..The U.S. PharmaceuticalComplex has admitted to having created Vaccine to fight Ebola.…

Oct 3, 2014 - 3:38am
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About Me

Francois recently began a personal journey before our very eyes, to much applause. I commend him grandly on those efforts, because of how personal it is and how painful it must have been. This is nothing like that. But here is my story, as far as I am willing to indulge you, at this point: Kayc…

Oct 20, 2014 - 12:39am
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Missing persons

I thought I would post some questions to test the water. I can't help noticing that the same themes come up time and again on Writer Beat. And the loong comments often rehearse set viewpoints. So here are the questions.What voices are never heard on this site? What kind of people are the…

Oct 20, 2014 - 8:40am
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War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Str…

These were the founding principles of Ingsoc according to George Orwell.   He also said that those who control the present control the past and those who control the past control the future.This was to be brought about mainly by the re-writing of history.   As power shifted with …

Oct 19, 2014 - 4:58am
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A passionate defense of dependence on FOREIGN oil

The images from the Middle East seem to get more disturbing by the day.  Allow me to set the scene of a wonderful image that can be directly linked to the Middle East. My scene starts with the Grimes family; they’re traveling from the northeast to Florida so that little Anabel can see the…

Oct 14, 2014 - 10:49am
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Vladimir Putin Reminds Obama That Sowing Discord B…

The following is written by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts a former official in the RayGun White House and quoted in its entirety. He is so much more eloquent than I am: Putin Speaks: Hope that Washington HearsPaul Craig RobertsIn an interview today with Politika, a Serbian newspaper, Russi…

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:40pm
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Evolve This

Ug, the pre-human at whatever stage you're comfortable with calling someone a pre-human, and his best friend, Og, were walking home from the watering hole, when Ug saw something that made him stop and exclaim in his pre-human tongue, "Dog, Og, it's a dog."Og said, "Where? I don't see a d…

Oct 17, 2014 - 11:17am
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Do Species Evolve from Other Species?

One of the most blindly accepted and rarely thought through very carefully claims of modern science is, that species “evolve” from other species.  This concept is indoctrinated into the impressionable minds of modern students from elementary school forward.  But, is this in fac…

Sep 21, 2014 - 9:23pm
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Trolls Under the Bridge

I had a discussion with my nephew Leland about trolls, not the Grimm's Fairy Tale trolls, but electronic trolls who follow people, businesses around to try and keep them from getting their message over the bridge. They create electronic roadblocks, mounds of disinformation meant to ke…

Oct 19, 2014 - 1:40pm
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The Nature of Capitalism II

Some comments posted to my article entitled “The Nature of Capitalism” were interesting, but one was wrong. I will not try to summarize my previous essay here, and you will be hard pressed to understand this one without reading the original.One commenter stated: “If you meant to de…

Oct 19, 2014 - 2:46pm
 
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What is

Define. Confine. Finite. Finish.Finance.The word finance shares its root, the Latin word finis meaning "boundary" or  "end," with many other terminal words. In fact, the mere mention of the word "finance" to many people causes an abrupt end to conversations. As much as we like to harp on t…

Oct 14, 2014 - 2:56am
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Design or Evolution?

     My last article brought comments that made me decide to write this one. Apparently, there are a lot of people out there who think that if you don't believe in Evolution you don't believe in Science. Well, I hate to inform them of the bad news, but I do believe in Science, BU…

Oct 12, 2014 - 4:11am
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Onus On Us

I'll keep this one short: The onus is on us all. That is, on the American People. The Real American People, those of us who love this country and what it stands for. I'm not referring to the Leftists, the Rightists, the Democrats, the Republicans, the Conservatives, the Liberals, th…

Oct 14, 2014 - 7:19am
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Absurd gun laws in California

California has been busy banning guns, not outright, but by making it tougher and tougher for gun owners to know about, understand, and comply with all the rules. Quite some time ago it became illegal for Californians to carry a concealed weapon, and then they made it illegal to carry one…

Oct 12, 2014 - 9:33pm
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