Category Archives: Myths

Setting the captives free

It is almost Easter Sunday in the land of genetically modified milk and honey, a fitting time as any to speak on a subject that has long been steeping in my consciousness. Its a time rivaled only by Christmas in the … Continue reading

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Free at last

A charismatic leader who had the audacity to hope for a new day for his country and who wasn’t afraid to fight for hope and change for the people he represented and loved dearly has been in the news a … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it was fun while it lasted. One of the … Continue reading

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It must be a struggle

Man, I was just thinking to myself, “I wonder when the next war will start? It’s been at least a couple of months since the last one.” Sure enough, France has launched airstrikes in Mali to combat the ever elusive, omniscient … Continue reading

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Second verse, same as the first

It’s 2013 on the non-Mayan calendar and the Year of the Snake according to the Chinese Zodiac. There is a man languishing in a 80-square foot cell (still) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and another man presiding in the 800-square foot … Continue reading

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The fighter still remains

“In the clearing stands a boxer And a fighter by his trade And he carries the reminders Of every glove that layed him down Or cut him till he cried out In his anger and his shame I am leaving, … Continue reading

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The road more traveled

I recently came across a fellow blogger whose entire post consisted of the following quote from Utah Philips, “The state can’t give you freedom, and the state can’t take it away. You’re born with it, like your eyes, like your ears. Freedom … Continue reading

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Love hurts

Many years ago, I was in a school parking lot waiting for one of my classes to start when one of the most powerful speeches I’ve ever heard was broadcast on a local public radio station. I remember sitting riveted in … Continue reading

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When an irresistible ant meets an immovable grasshopper

“Now let me tell you how things are supposed to work. The sun grows the food, the ants pick the food, the grasshoppers eat the food.” Hopper, the grasshopper This week, the POTUS and wanna be POTUS lunched on white … Continue reading

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Have you thanked your captors lately?

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo As Americans gear up to celebrate Thanksgiving, I thought it would behoove me to show a little more gratitude to the powers that be like … Continue reading

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