What does it means to be human?
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Mar 21, 2017 - 11:21am
What does it means to be human?

So as the title says, what does it mean to be human?         We all start out in the same way, a tiny creation formed by our parents during a moment of sex, sometimes we are created out of love and sometimes we are a horrible unintended accident, but no matter if you were wanted or not, loved or not, cared for or abused as you grew up, those circumstances do not define who you are or what it means to be a human being.   Scientists can sit you down and detail out exactly what your body is comprised of and how it functions and point out strengths and weaknesses but is that all you are?  Are you defined by the building blocks of your body?     A poet may weave pretty words and ideas into graceful and artful definitions of humanity but are you defined by their ideas or your own?   A warrior or cri…

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False conceptions about conservatives

The most common gripe I hear from liberals/Democrats regarding conservatives/Republicans is disagreement with our stance on social issues.  The problem is that most of what they have been led to believe by the media and their Party elites is false.  Correct me if I’m wrong, but the l…

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:08am
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On Judging Victims

Learning about humanity’s nearly infinite shades is an unending process, so lately I’ve been getting to know a rape victim. It started with asking her to sit next to me and trying to give a beginner’s lesson on how to read people at a glance. It continued one night with hearing tha…

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:00am
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The Swamp Is Alive and Well

Trump just got his first major defeat as the repeal of replace of Obamacare failed, even with a GOP majority house and senate.  Trump will soon come to realize the swamp creatures do not want any change and they just want to lay on a rock and sun themselves all day, moving only to feed themselv…

Mar 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
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ABORTION: The good old days.

When I was a teenager, Abortion was a felony in New York, and doctors who performed it, were guilty of manslaughter. There was no Planned Parenthood, and girls had no where to go for advice. Some were fortunate enough to have parents or church, or school councilors they could trust, but many only h…

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:44pm
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Descent Into Madness

I think we have all seen this. An institution has gone off the rails. It started with one their members going in the wrong direction, ignoring ethical standards, taking shortcuts, causing harm. Because they were doing their job, but not very well, they were accepted. This person or group of people m…

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:38pm
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Being Non-PC in a PC World

Nobody on this planet can tell me that they have never said or done anything that could be construed as being offensive toward people of certain groups, especially in today's hypersensitive and lopsided PC world. Whites, blacks, browns, yellows, whatever. Nobody is innocent. Whoever tells me that th…

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:36pm
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How to fix the US Healthcare System: Buy like Walm…

When compared to other countries, many defend the US system as being the best in the world. That very well may be true, when it comes to the quality of Healthcare available. There is no doubt that places like the Mayo Clinic are leading edge, but that is only if one can afford it. And that is where …

Mar 25, 2017 - 9:16am
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Cambodia Receives $500 Million Bill From US For Ge…

Cambodia is asked to pay a $500 million "war debt" 50 years after the U.S. killed 500,000 Cambodians. Another satisfied customer serviced.         Half a century after United States B-52 bombers dropped more than 500,000 tonnes of explosives on Cambodia's countryside Washin…

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
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The Fear of the Majority

The Fear of the Majority     The most powerful people among us are scared of the majority. They are frightened. This is why terminology like mob rule or the tyranny of the majority arises when one wants to be anti-democratic. However, this fear is largely baseless.   When h…

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:45am
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Hillary Clinton War Criminal and Traitor

Hillary Clinton, War Criminal & Traitor   Looks like the Hillary Clinton State Department was working for Israel, not American interests.      The Hillary Clinton email below also makes it clear that Washington orchestrated the Syrian “civil war” in order …

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:52pm
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Trump’s Healthcare Tweet Sets Up New Lawsuit…

When it comes to lawsuits Trump is his own worse enemy. His numerous bigoted . Now on the heels of the he has taken to Twitter once again with a Tweet that will set up arguments against his future executive actions related to Obamacare.   The Tweet is significant because it suggests that Tru…

Mar 26, 2017 - 1:32pm
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Thank Heavens for Good sense in The Netherlands

I am so pleased that the recent elections, in The Netherlands, have put to rest the consideration, contemplation and possibility that a right wing party headed by a person whose only remit is to eliminate Islam from the country, have made clear that extremism, nationalism and xenophobia is not on th…

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:09am
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What Do You Know?

Unless you are a teenager or were recently educated, the answer might be, not much.  Half of what you think you know may not be true.It was a common fact when we were kids that dinosaurs were cold-blooded.  Evidence today indicates that at least the larger dinosaurs were likely…

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:37pm
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Unity Must Work BothWays

Do progressives belong in the Democratic Party? Establishment Democrats are calling for unity, but many progressive Democrats are angry and on the verge of disengaging or even leaving the Party.     There is good reason to want unity in the face of a political blitzkrieg by the Pre…

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:23am
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Another Glorious Victory For Transgenders!

In a move sure to spark applause from the feminists who support the T in their LGBTQ allies, transgender weightlifter “Laurel” Hubbard has won the Gold medal at the Australasian Championships. Well, really, he’s a guy. He wore women’s shoes, called himself by a girl’s n…

Mar 21, 2017 - 9:55am
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AND YOU TROD ON

AND YOU TROD ON The deeper you go The more you don’t know Be aware of the surface A starting point is always needed But you trod on.   The brain can only handle so much We haven’t the experience to fend off overload The deep end of the pool is not always the safest place The shallo…

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:42am
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Time To Say: “USA, GO AWAY!”

Time To Say: “USA, GO AWAY!”     Donald Trump is not the problem. The US government is the problem.   Like many world leaders, Donald Trump is a nasty, racist imbecile, surrounded by people who are even more deplorable. Since entering the White House, he has m…

Mar 23, 2017 - 9:35am
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Linking Articles

Hi Autumn,   Very glad you are still with us.  Keep up the good work!   To make this website more popular, (not sure that is your goal) can we link our articles to other media like twitter, facebook, or LinkedIn? I know how to go on twitter and link to my article but cannot do the opp…

Mar 24, 2017 - 9:12am
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Why Political Correctness Bothers Me

Why Political Correctness Bothers Me   Source:   Many of us have likely experienced one of the following: Using a term that we view to be relatively harmless yet has offended the person next to us, or mistakenly calling a trans person the wrong gender pronoun and later needing to …

Mar 25, 2017 - 7:04am
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BYE GUYS ... CATCH YOU LATER.

I'm off. Just wanted to say goodbye for a while. I'll send some life signs from Senegal from time to time given we have Internet and a stable connection.   Sorry for writing no ARTICLE - just sending some greetings. I hope Autumn is not mad at me for this :-)

Mar 25, 2017 - 12:29pm
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Fear and Loathing of Russia in the U.S.: Taking th…

  (This is an unpublished piece I wrote last fall after the final presidential debate but before the election. I have added two brief notes here to reflect the outcome.)   As a long time observer of U.S.-Russia relations, I can say that this presidential election has been particularly di…

Mar 20, 2017 - 1:34am
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Trump Protestors Professional Patsies

From the snowflake college students who need a safe space to protect them from anyone who might be cruel enough to disagree with their progressive programming to the America last crowd at the DNC what we are witnessing is an organized effort to over throw the government of the United States one prot…

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:48am
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