Tag Archives: Activism

The mercy rule

While I’ve spent the last two weeks on a road trip to the Chesapeake Bay and Smoky Mountains with my family, Israel has spent that time nobly defending itself from rocks and accuracy challenged, manually fired rockets that “lack guidance … Continue reading

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Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog:
http://consortiumnews.com/2014/07/15/israels-war-crimes-in-gaza/ Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu knows he has Official Washington so deeply in his pocket that he can get away with almost anything including the stealing of Palestinian land and the slaughtering of civilians…

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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: al-saber) Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up…

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Jeffster Awards #31

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Gaza, where you have 58 seconds to live

Originally posted on Sixteen Minutes to Palestine:
The sky is clear. There are no clouds to hide the drone coasting above your home. Despite being thousands of meters above you, its camera sees everything. You wonder if the drone operator,…

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“operation” bomb-the-hell-out-of-Gaza-this-has-nothing-to-do-with-security

Originally posted on In Gaza:
People gather around a vehicle targeted in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza City on July 8, 2014 that killed four Palestinians. (Photo: AFP – Mohammed Abed)http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/israeli-war-jets-bomb-50-sites-gaza The Zionists are again bombing Gaza, in another sadistically-named…

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Blurred lines

 “Fascism is capitalism plus murder.” -Upton Sinclair Well, now that I’m done scarfing down mom’s apple pie, furling up old glory for another year and retrieving my chihuahua/pug from under the couch, where he’s been hiding since the fireworks commenced … Continue reading

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Douglass v. Key redux

May the rocket’s red glare the bomb’s bursting in air give proof through the night that our drones are still there… Full text: The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro  

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Mic check: Peter Schreiner

Force Be Damned by Peter Schreiner “How I wish I could surrender my soul; Shed the clothes that become my skin; See the liar that burns within my needing.” Tears and Rain – James Blunt Some of the planet’s smartest, … Continue reading

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Jeffster Awards #30

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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