THERE WAS A TIME
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Jun 26, 2016 - 11:08am
THERE WAS A TIME

  There was a timewe were as oneBut now this timeforever gone   I often dreamof life beforejust to realizethere can't be more   than there had beenall ideas gonereality reached usand there's no one   who seems to knowwhich way to gowe're separatinginstead to go   and refind valuesthat we once knownbut now it's profitgreed slowly grown   We are the peoplenot quite awareof hidden changeswe only stare   and hail to peoplewho promise liessecuring own goalsthe one who tries   to shed a lightto fake agendasas well he mightbe locked away   and made a foolkeep people silentforever toolto carry on   in muddy watersa dirty wayi…

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Brexit. The Tory victory

It remains to be seen whether the 'Brexit', so narrowly voted for by the people of Britain, will occur peacefully. I personally think it will be a nasty transition. Immediately, Scottish and Irish Nationalism will gain energy and I foresee much trouble for these Islands, as the history of ireland al…

Jun 24, 2016 - 4:48pm
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Is it  in the gay community's interest to get guns…

The Orlando shooting inspired a frenzy of gun control activity with a fair amount coming straight from the gay community who were devastated after a shooter shot up a gay night club.  I'd like to examine whether or not getting rid of guns is really in the gay community's best interest, and I th…

Jun 25, 2016 - 11:36am
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THE ROAD TO HELL

It appears the officials of the nation in which we live are in the process of going insane. In the aftermath of the June 12th mass murder spree by a deranged terrorist in Orlando, Florida, and amidst a general deterioration of the social order by an ever increasing portion of the population, our ele…

Jun 25, 2016 - 7:46pm
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On Passing Away And Passing It On

On Passing Away And Passing It On By 10 Death is the great unifier! This is not to say I embrace or celebrate death nor should anybody for that matter. Death can come by way of violence, old age, disease, accidents or numerous other ways. No matter how it comes it leaves sadness, inconsolabl…

Jun 26, 2016 - 3:25pm
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It's Time for Churches Everywhere to Wake Up and S…

Seven Hard Truths Pastors and Their Churches Need to Hear By Rev. Paul J. Bern     There were once two parents with a little secret. They managed carefully to hold this secret down for several years. “Santa is coming!” their children sang. “It’s almost too good t…

Jun 26, 2016 - 4:48pm
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Down the Memory Hole

How can we possibly know the motive of the perpetrator of the Orlando Massacre?  It is a mystery to the President, the Attorney General, his whole administration, and their cheerleaders in the Corporations Once Known as the Mainstream Media.  Forget that the killer called 911 and to ISIS…

Jun 23, 2016 - 11:56am
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Is 2016 The Year of the Common Man/Woman?

We know that every year Time Magazine picks its Person of the Year.  Most of the time its a specific individual but at times it been a certain caricature.  Is 2016 the year of the common man/woman?   So let's reflect.  All throughout the 1970s through the end of the previous deca…

Jun 26, 2016 - 3:28pm
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Independence Day

Did you hear us Obama?Did you hear our reply ? When you said foreign rule!! We said >>>> you bye bye!!   Did you think your old friend would welcome your threats?Or your bankers could sway uswith scares and bad bets?Do you know what has happened? …

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:03am
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One person One Vote- No exceptions.

A cruel person possessed of an intelligent mind is as dangerous as a stupid person with a machine gun.   In the aftermath of the UK referendum, some Remain supporters are bad losers. Instead of contesting the result as electorally flawed, which might be understandable, they're beginning to reve…

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:48am
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What ruins EU.

Cooperation of countries in the EU created a good example of fast-growing economies in all EU countries by two ways – creating production lines, farms, traveling businesses in all countries of EU and using workforces from less developed Portugal, Spain, Italy countries in all EU. The same mode…

Jun 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Trump
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Trump

Trump trumps reason. The club mentality and an overriding desire to fit in with one's preferred social environment is a well-known and well-researched trait of those afflicted by Authoritarian Followers Syndrome. They live in a provincial little world with certain norms and social val…

Mar 10, 2016 - 11:07pm
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Will democracy stand?

In 23 June, as you all know, UK voted leave to EU!   Is this really the truth?   Not entirely. 48.1% of the 17 million people whom used their right to vote did vote for stay. Yes indeed, 51.9% voted leave, and in a democracy, this is then the decision. Also despite the fact that huge major…

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:38pm
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ALWAYS REMEMBER (8):

No matter what happens, no matter how upset you are! ___________________________________________________________________________________________   MULTIPLE FACES OF LOBBYING                               &…

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:19pm
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Wibble

My first thoughts when seeing Thursdays Brexit results were that of confusion and disbelief. A result only endorsed by the likes of Donald Trump and Marion Anne Le Pen. However, people rejoiced in a victory many didn't understand. The future of our Schools, Hospitals, Businesses and Pensions ar…

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:22am
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ALWAYS REMEMBER (11):

No matter what happens, no matter how upset you are! _____________________________________________________________________________________                            

Jun 26, 2016 - 11:58pm
 
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Why Hillary Clinton Clinched Nothing. And Can't.Re…

There is an old Woody Allen line, "When you tell the truth all the time you never have to remember anything". What a dishonest Democratic party, super delegates, a dishonest Debby Wasserman-Schultz and DNC and an even more dishonest collection of banana republic news media headed by the AP, New York…

Jun 24, 2016 - 8:12am
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THE WINNERS OF BREXIT

As most are aware Britain has opted to leave the EU. And yes there are winners in this shocking vote. The immediate avalanche effect was to have the pound plummet to an historic low. This is just one of the facts the pro-Brexit camp rarely discussed. The housing market, already on shaky grounds, wil…

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:23pm
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After Brexit: A Brief History Review of the Europe…

      Why European Integration?       The countries of Western Europe were willing and able to make the first concrete steps towards integration in the immediate postwar years after World War II because Germany needed to be rebuilt and integrated into…

Jun 26, 2016 - 12:38am
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News Is Only News Because It Is Out Of The Ordinar…

News is only news because it is out of the ordinary – this is something that is really easy to forget when we live in a society where there is no escaping “The News”.   I lived pretty much without news for eleven years. For five years I worked in the Okavango Delta in Botswana…

Jun 23, 2016 - 9:24pm
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Deep Mourning -- A Series Of One Of Specials!

  Now and again there will be events in the world that will have me greatly puzzled.  That occurred when the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union.  My mind was on the economic aspect.  Those who wanted out had their minds firmly fixed on sovereignty.  Did I miss …

Jun 25, 2016 - 12:33pm
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Alice in Wonderland?

June 25, 2016: Alice in Wonderland?: This election campaign is like an SF movie (so far)... an updated version of Alice in Wonderland, starring Trump as Alice, Clinton as the Red Queen, and Sanders as the Cheshire Cat... and maybe Speaker Ryan as the Mad Hatter, and all those who voted in the …

Jun 25, 2016 - 1:58pm
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How are we going to Fix this Bullshit Economy?

 Since 2007 the economy has been basically in the tank. The Great Recession was responsible for lowering the standard of living for millions of Americans.The opportunities for many have been eliminated.A stimulus was enacted which was just large enough to stop the bleeding.Since then only minim…

Jun 21, 2016 - 10:12pm
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