Europe’s Favorite Genocidal Warlord
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Aug 27, 2016 - 8:36am
Europe’s Favorite Genocidal Warlord

Hypocrisy marks the EU leadership. Tainted, blood-thirsty, criminal terrorists are embraced by EU for purposes that are essentially nefarious. Imagine a criminal who ius wanted for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, and is the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the International Criminal Court. and he has the good fortune of being the proud recipient of tens of millions of dollars in cash from the European Union.The EU’s embrace of one of the world’s most loathed leaders may be hypocritical, but it has strong strategic reasons for backing him. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is about as much of a pariah as it is possible for a head of state to be. The man seems never to have met a terrorist group he did not like. Bashir invited Osama bin Laden to the country in the 1990s, shipped weapons for …

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Excessively Narcissistic People

Everyone is a narcissist to a certain degree. Why else were mirrors invented? We usually act in our own self-interest, and nature has provided us with a range of survival mechanisms. As we grow up, many of us are taught various forms of self-worshipping behavior in addition to those we pick up on ou…

Aug 28, 2016 - 4:28pm
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Sense is not so Common  Have you ever faced a situation at work that has had you saying… what was that about? The "that" could be anything from a co-worker's emotional meltdown to emails without subjects or any real body, meetings where the manager talks and no one responds and lastly, th…

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:24am
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My Dad Would Be 89 Today

My dad never found a fight he couldn't walk away from, except my mom. His fight with her was completely one-sided. She attacked and he used guerilla tactics. Hide within a wall of silence until the bombs stop dropping. Eventually bombs get used up, planes need to refuel, armies need to eat, and…

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:07pm
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Divide and Conquer–Recruiting the Sheeple

Never be intimated by your enemy's appearance. Instead, look at the parts that make up the whole. By separating the parts, sowing dissension and division, you can bring down even the most formidable foe. When you are facing troubles or enemies, turn a large problem into small, eminently defeatable …

Aug 27, 2016 - 4:04pm
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He did it - not me, the maltreatment of liability…

A bad habit which many children pick up is to blame others for their mistakes.  It’s hard to admit to wrongdoing, as to do so then means to bring forth punishment and a need to remedy the wrong and make whole the injured party.  So much easier to blame someone else.   This ̶…

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:01pm
Accepting Power

What we have seen in the world is that the people who have been given power tend to use it irresponsibly. That's what I think when I look at the news. Then there are people who run companies like Patagonia, using a model of good citizenship, not the corporate model of maximizing profits, and my hope…

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:57am
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Empathic Animation

If you've been watching what is happening in animation over the past few years you've probably noticed the eye popping level of detail which has begun to fill the screen.  It started with Toy Story, but 2014's Big Hero 6 announced that something *really* big was happening. The images of San Fr…

Aug 29, 2016 - 10:59am
Wealth of the nation / The era of the Robot

From an economic viewpoint, looking back at the past victories and failures of state economic models is a futile exercise, as what lies before us is what really matters, as we contemplate, what the future economic realities, forced upon us by our own progress as a race, may bring?   As the new…

Aug 27, 2016 - 7:07pm
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For an Open or a Covert Society?

I am all for an open society. I do not want to work with some people against other people; this smacks of total failure in ethics and intelligence. I WANT TO WORK WITH PEOPLE FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL PEOPLE: This is my open society. This is irrespective of whether I am working for a business or for a …

Aug 28, 2016 - 6:50pm
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I Dont Understand Today's Republicans! Help!

Please for the love of God, Gummy Bears, and Luke Skywalker, if you are Republican reading this, please give me logical, nondiscriminatory, and professional refuting statements. The reason why I am writing this now is because although I am not Democratic nor Republican in my views, I find that Repub…

Aug 28, 2016 - 4:03pm
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I live in Thailand by choice, because my country, America, has become diseased, and no longer offers the variety of life and freedom for me, it once did.   The beach town that I live in, attracts tourists from around the world. The Thai people who come here to work, largely come from rural com…

Aug 28, 2016 - 4:43am
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A Cold Civil War - 2016

In one hundred years, this time in America could very well be called the 'Cold Civil War Era'. It would be an accurate statement.   Today, however, the lines are not delineated by geography. They are delineated as 'Liberal' or 'Conservative' and a smattering of slang terms in between. For the f…

Aug 27, 2016 - 3:34pm
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Random Thoughts that Should Concern You

Did you ever wish on a shooting star. I do all the time. Sometimes I pray that Jesus would turn all the Korans in Bibles. Or a blinding light would make all the criminals disappear. We all have foolish fantasizes at one time or another. I believe they are brought on by the unsolved problems of toda…

Aug 26, 2016 - 12:47pm
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One of the preeminent issues that faces America today, is how do we treat Islam?  In the light of overwhelming evidence that Islamic terror is a threat, and while it is not practiced by anywhere near substantial numbers of the worlds 1.4 billion Muslims, yet still, there have been 29,000 cases …

Aug 27, 2016 - 9:41pm
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A Young Native American’s Journey From Jail…

Lessons In How To Help Our Struggling Youth   “I have been in trouble for drinking, selling weed and beating up people since I was fourteen, and by the age of sixteen I was already in jail.” That was Wendell Mills Jr.’s life up until a year ago. In July of last year, two month…

Aug 26, 2016 - 9:04am
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How Racist Are You?

  HOW RACIST ARE YOU?   Result: Optimistically Open-minded   "You are about as open-minded as they come. It's a rarity, but you actually see people as being the same but having different circumstances and cultures. You think stereotypes only serve to dehumanize groups. If more people…

Aug 29, 2016 - 8:45am
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To the Educated and Inspired Woman I may engage in…

...say "Yes" only after the Umpteenth Meet!   Dear Woman of the 21st Century,   I embrace you with open arms. I welcome you to the corporate jungle, where I understand you may make a few "true" friends and a whole lot of, so called "friends." And hey, then you may meet me!   Someone w…

Aug 29, 2016 - 5:36am
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Snakes and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

When I was in the 5th grade there were these two boys who terrorized me, terrified me…one of them was short and scrappy, the other one was tall and blonde. I spent a good deal of that school year in constant torment.   They were always sneaking around on the hunt for me, I would be o…

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:43pm
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A Letter to My Christian Brothers and Sisters, Par…

I am writing this letter to my brothers and sisters in Christ to express my opinion because I feel that this is an issue that can no longer be ignored. It doesn’t matter what denomination you belong to, i.e. Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, Agnostic, Pentecostal, Non-denomination, Protestant, Lut…

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:05pm
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About Those Carbon Emissions

Ever since the discussions on how to address "manmade global warming" started to gain traction in the 1990s trillions of dollars have been spent on infrastructure, subsidies, R&D, regulations, trading schemes and even political organizations with the explicit intent of reducing greenhouse gas em…

Aug 27, 2016 - 5:18pm
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The Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program

Years ago I was in Bamaga for work and had the privilege to see the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program (AACAP) in action. They had landed with all of their equipment and personnel who were working hard to build new housing and infrastructure. Dentists, doctors, veterinarians…

Aug 28, 2016 - 4:59am
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Thoughts on Church and Worship

I've heard many a preacher say that we should be more excited in church, because they know we can get excited as evidenced by our behavior at a sporting event. However, I would like to make the argument that church is not a sporting event. It is a place of humble worship, and we are to show reveren…

Aug 25, 2016 - 9:57am
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