Who are the democrat party today?
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Oct 23, 2018 - 12:25am
Who are the democrat party today?

We all know the history of the democrat party.  It is well documented.   It was founded by Andrew Jackson, based on making sure slavery continued to survive.  This was the person who turned the American idea of “divine providence” into the warped belief of “Manifest Destiny” and initiated the biggest Indian genocide through the “Indian relocation act” which led to the trail of tears.   We can then move forward and show how they initiated and forced the Civil war, all for the maintenance and continuation of slavery.  The very constitution of the CSA stated that your state must allow slavery in perpetuity, but work to expand it to any territory that wished to be part of the CSA.  A state couldn’t join the confederacy without agreeing to this basic tenet. (not really abo…

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Remember, remember, the 6th of November...

On November 6th, the United States of America has many elections for city councils, house of Representatives, the Senate, etc. Also, at the same time, the ENTIRE American federal government is run, and has been run for almost two years, by republicans- the Legislative branch, the Executive branch, a…

Oct 23, 2018 - 12:07am
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Unplanned pregnancy and what to do about it

The legal standards for medicine in general and for abortions are not set up for ones who will have uneventful pregnancies and uncomplicated cases. The way our government regulates by payments and by saying what and when and where and who can do it has never been about the majority who will have unc…

Oct 22, 2018 - 7:33pm
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Why not justice for the 900,000 Jews who were expe…

All Arabs came to Israel from Arabia and the Muslims in "Syria Palestina" are from all over from Afghanistan to Spanish Morroco. Some are converts from Judaism and there are also converts from Judaism in Iran and other Muslim counties. For some reason, the international community is not ap…

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:57am
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A way of conceptualizing comparative wealth and wh…

This began life as a post elsewhere in 2011 but is heavily edited.   We throw a lot of numbers around when talking about wealth. A million, a billion, they’re big numbers. However, when we look at those numbers, we don’t really visualize what they mean. In order to make the scale ob…

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:15am
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God's View of Tolerance

One of the pet words of this age is "tolerance". It is a good word, but we have tried to stretch it over too great an area of life. Too often we have applied tolerance where it does not belong.   The word "tolerant" means broad-minded, willing to put up with beliefs opposed to one's convictions…

Oct 22, 2018 - 8:19am
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Digital Tavern: New York in 1971 at the end of the…

New York in 1971 at the end of the Hippie dream   I finished college in summer and we immediately embarked on our big adventure. We were heading off to discover the rest of the planet. The USA seemed an obvious place to start. I wanted to have a look at the New York City scene and get across to…

Oct 22, 2018 - 4:13am
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The Rise of Gnosticism

Gnosticism is exhibited as a mental instinct of some humans that has a long pernicious history. It is ancient AND modern. Prof Philip Lee in his book, Against the Protestant Gnostics, notes that most Christian congregations of the Early Church were Gnostic and the minority were orthodox. St. Au…

Oct 21, 2018 - 7:24pm
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Celestial Billiards

  Earlier this year I wrote about some of the risks facing humanity. I’ve begun to expound on those risks with additional information. Here is the first risk in the list, Celestial Billiards.   One risk we face that is certainly out of our control involves our environment. Not the e…

Oct 21, 2018 - 7:06pm
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2018 Midterms:  Some Fearless/Fearful Predictions

Confusion will be my EpitaphAs I crawl a cracked and broken pathIf we make it we can all sit back and laughBut I fear tomorrow I'll be crying--Epitaph, King CrimsonI'm thinking of the song lyrics above as an epigram for the elections themselves, or for one, or mor…

Oct 21, 2018 - 4:50pm
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If you are really convinced that increasing CO2 le…

All of our oh-so-smart elites are telling us we need to lower CO2 production. OK, if you are serious, here are two things we can do to immediately achieve that objective without forcing folks back into the 1850s.  63% of our electricity is still produced from fossil fuel sources. 38% of our ene…

Oct 21, 2018 - 1:24pm
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Clamping Down on Glamping

Have you heard of glamping? Apparently it means glam camping, which in turns means glamorous camping, which in turn means camping in luxury and style. This continued shortening of words and terms is the topic of a whole other blog. I'll just say here that by the beginning of the next decade someone …

Oct 21, 2018 - 11:39am
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Am I Brainwashed?

I recently had a rather vociferous debate about our Canadian Prime Minister, specifically how good a job he has done since being elected two years ago. Frustrated that he could not convince me of the exact opposite, declared that I was "brainwashed".  This is a common scenario that happens…

Oct 21, 2018 - 9:41am
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Socialism:  Yes, please!

Hello!  My dad is a veteran who uses the VA for medical and psychological care.  I recently discovered that my white republican neighbors do not like the VA even though they are not veterans. That seems strange to me.  Why would white non-veterans not like the VA?   Just to clari…

Oct 21, 2018 - 12:35am
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Have we abandoned the rule of law in this country?

I keep hearing these women saying that because SOME men have sexually assaulted women, THIS particular woman with no evidence whatsoever against Kavanaugh should be believed. What's up with that illogical thinking? If I am robbed at gunpoint by some guy, do others get to accuse DIFFERENT men of robb…

Oct 20, 2018 - 6:55pm
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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

Oct 20, 2018 - 5:44pm
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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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Could We Actually Achieve

Everybody knows ‘the speed of light’ is fast. The only thing faster is Chuck Norris, who, the legend goes, can turn out the lights and be under the covers before the room gets dark.     But just how fast is light?   And does it always move the exact same speed? Can we use…

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