Tag Archives: Social Justice

A trumpet over troubled waters

So much to talk about, so little time. Life is crazy busy now with school back in session. While Obama whips the masses into a froth at the National Mall, the masters of war contemplate making it official in Syria. … Continue reading

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Mic check: hunglikejesus

Good Morning by hunglikejesus this may enhance your reading pleasure: Morning greeted me next to her. As sunlight strikes my love I am consumed by the emotions that accompany the realization that she is indeed mine. I have succumbed to … Continue reading

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A plain little thing

“Your Majesty, please… I don’t like to complain, But down here below, we are feeling great pain. I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, But down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.” -Dr. Seuss … Continue reading

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For the Nguyen

Things tend to get a little heavy around here so I thought that a little humor was in order to lighten things up a bit.  When a friend showed me this skit I laughed harder than I have in a … Continue reading

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Clear creek blues

Don’t you muddy the waters with your high heeled words justice for just one is justice for none Now don’t you know when the east winds blow there’ll be a reckoning of sorts to bring us to our senses So … Continue reading

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A war like people

It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer. Deconstructing Myths will be taking a brief hiatus from its regularly scheduled (de)programming. I am currently traveling with my family in the Southwest and am doing my best to check in … Continue reading

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They walk the line

“You’ve got a way to keep me on your side You give me cause for love that I can’t hide For you I know I’d even try to turn the tide Because you’re mine, I walk the line” by Johnny … Continue reading

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A weapon of mass emotion

The past week has seen clashes between citizens and the police in Turkey, the start of the Bradley Manning trial in America and the overturning of the conviction of Rios Montt in Guatemala. Its important in these troubled times to … Continue reading

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A wider net

It’s the eve of the court-martial trial of Bradley Manning in America and not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. As has been the case from the beginning, there has been virtually no Main Street media coverage or … Continue reading

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The heaviest medal

In May of 2012, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held its summit in downtown Chicago, while on the streets veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan tossed their war medals into the street. At the ceremony, each veteran … Continue reading

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