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In Dark Trees Part V

As a supposedly intelligent species we humans tend to think of ourselves as something special when, in truth, our recollection of significant events is flawed and as Emmanuelle Velikovsky once would attest to, we have a problem with…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 18, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

the unstill life

"I begin with an idea, but as I work, the picture takes over. Then there is the struggle between the idea I preconceived... and the picture that fights for its own life." -Georg Baselitz 

the above is very true for me.  always has been.  painting is a struggle and over the…

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Added by Foolish Monkey on May 18, 2018 at 9:00am — 26 Comments

"What It Feels Like To Be Palestinian..." An essay from a friend.

This is an essay, written by my friend Shahd, in response to her being asked why Palestinians risk their lives to throw stones...  

If her plea for justice doesn't move your heart then you ARE truly dead inside!

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"Being a Palestinian means that you wake up daily to more …

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Added by Safe Bet's Amy on May 18, 2018 at 8:36am — 4 Comments

SLEEPLESS IN THE WHITE HOUSE - Saying Your Prayers with Hannity!

New York Magazine tells us that our President & Fox News anchor, Sean Hannity like to chat on the phone before bedtime & their last call went something like this...…

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Added by marilyn sands on May 18, 2018 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

Oregon Man Opens Fire on Children’s Birthday Party with AK-47

Oregon Man Opens Fire on Children’s Birthday Party with AK-47:  An Oregon man has been arrested for seriously injuring two people after he fired 12 rounds into a child’s birthday party with an AK-47 - because he felt the…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 17, 2018 at 8:10pm — 4 Comments

These aren't people, they're animals.


With whom do you think this kind of talk resonates? Sarah Huckabee Sanders, perhaps?

How about your ordinary, everyday, run-of-the-mill, working class, Christian white folks....

Added by Ron Powell on May 17, 2018 at 7:30pm — 7 Comments

It Was Never About the Economy, Stupid

 This is what White Evangelical Christians would like to think they believe in, but is it really? 

  • Following the victory of Donald Trump in 2016 one criticism offered in the postmortem analysis was that Clinton and the DNC made the mistake of engaging in identity politics when the real issue was the economy. Bill Clinton’s…
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Added by Rodney Roe on May 17, 2018 at 4:30am — 24 Comments

Study Finds Chimps Beds Cleaner Than Humans

Study Finds Chimps Beds Cleaner Than Humans:  Scientists have found that chimpanzees have much cleaner beds - with significantly fewer bodily bacteria - than humans do.  So, if you’re looking for new bedding, forget going to the mattress store - go see a chimp.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 16, 2018 at 7:54pm — 2 Comments

On the first day of Ramadan Israel sent to me...

Nothing says, "Let's try to deescalate this conflict" and that I have respect for YOUR religion and culture like killing the unarmed civilians that your snipers missed by dropping bombs on them from American bought and paid for F-16s...

Egypt hit out at Israel on Friday for killing civilians in Gaza with 'oppressive policies of mass punishment', while urging the international community to act quickly to end the conflict

Funny how people around here, and in Israel, scream "anti-Semite!!!" at anyone who dares disagree with the actions of their religion and…

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Added by Safe Bet's Amy on May 16, 2018 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

Aircraft Way Ahead of Their Time Part II

 

In 1952 the Pentagon issued specifications for a new generation of high speed interceptors and fighter jets that would far exceed Mach 1. Amongst that distinguished new generation of military aircraft sprang the Vought F-8 Crusader, carrier launched Mach 2 capable US Navy…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 16, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Aircraft Way Ahead of Their Time Part I

Human nature is a strange and contradictory litany of benevolence and outright cruelty! We will go to any lengths to save creatures headed for extinction even if it means cutting off vital resources to human agriculture and housing. We will covet puppies, dogs, cats, and domesticate potentially dangerous…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 16, 2018 at 11:24am — 10 Comments

Oklahoma Republican Advocates Euthanizing Poor and Disabled

Oklahoma Republican Advocates Euthanizing Poor and Disabled:  A Republican gubernatorial candidate in Oklahoma named Christopher Barnett has allegedly proposed we employ euthanasia for people on food stamps or who are too disabled to…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 15, 2018 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

The Rapture and the Pick-up

They're already off to the deep end of the pool with this:…

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Added by Ron Powell on May 15, 2018 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

"It wasn't Martin Luther King's fault for crossing the bridge in Selma..."

Noura Erakat is a Palestinian American Assistant Professor at George Mason University.

She is a legal scholar, human rights attorney and specialist in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, refugee law, humanitarian law and national security law who received her undergraduate degree and Doctorate of Jurisprudence from UC Berkley.  

She has…

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Added by Safe Bet's Amy on May 15, 2018 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Preparing for WWIII

I started off the day with an early e-mail to my friends, remarking on the callousness of the stooge daughter Ivanka, in her trademarked goofy fake smile dedicating a plaque to her daddy who is the "President of the United States on America", while dozens are being killed outside the ceremony and hundreds more injured.

Somewhere between the reneging of the Iran nuclear deal and the placement of a US Embassy…

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Added by alsoknownas on May 15, 2018 at 11:30am — 33 Comments

Crime Suspect Wins Police-Sponsored Doughnut-Eating Contest

Crime Suspect Wins Police-Sponsored Doughnut-Eating Contest: Officers say a man who won an anti-crime, police-sponsored doughnut-eating contest in North Carolina was arrested the following day after police realized he had been wanted in two suspected break-ins.  Police say when the suspect was arrested, he had quite a lot of dough on him and his eyes were totally glazed-over - not to mention that there…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 14, 2018 at 8:56pm — 5 Comments

Close Encounters of the Racist Kind

...And when they do come, treat them like you treat black people and other people of color. ...

If they're benign, they'll leave the same way they came as quickly as possible. Why on earth would they want to stay? 

If they're belligerent, you're fucked.

And,  you'll find out what…

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Added by Ron Powell on May 14, 2018 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

Like a Chessboard Pawn

Like a Chessboard Pawn

 

Daybreak is here and tomorrow may never come

Love is the heartbreaker fear of the total…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 14, 2018 at 3:11pm — 4 Comments

a simple way to live.

You will never be rich until , rich in heart

Never be blind to the voice that reaches out to you,

Respect the treasures in life,

Time to let grudges…

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Added by keith cooper on May 14, 2018 at 1:30pm — 11 Comments

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