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1 Sentence: Ms Huckabee, Mr Sessions, & Jesus

Jesus, too, was a dark-skinned child refugee. 

Added by Jonathan Wolfman on June 16, 2018 at 8:57am — 13 Comments

1 Sentence: Why His Politics Have No Philosophy

There can be nothing like a reasoned philosophy attendant to fascist states nor to people deeply gripped by authoritarian/narcissistic personality disorders, for authoritarianism in any form is not susceptible to, nor can it be illuminated or underpinned by one. 

Added by Jonathan Wolfman on June 14, 2018 at 8:06am — 7 Comments

PASSIONATE JUSTICE - SERIES 6, EPISODE 1 > Memoir: "Dangerous Toys @ the Edge of the World"; Fiction: "The Cat"; Me-Too & American Moral Awakenings; A Witch-Hunt on Men?! ...more

Friends,

Our network, Glickman Digital Media, has secured backing and adverts (Amazon, Audible) and we'll have more.

Enjoy this new episode (w memoir and short fiction read by the authors...including our friend, Gary Justis). 

Thanks for your support, and pls do…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on June 5, 2018 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

WOULD YOU EVER TAKE A BULLET FOR SOMEONE? > How We Got Her Out: Tian-an-men Massacre @ 29



To
day's the twenty-ninth anniversary of the workers and students massacre at Tiananmen Square, Peking.

This piece...some here have seen it before...is dedicated to Ms. Zhang…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on June 4, 2018 at 8:28am — 6 Comments

For My Late Father on Memorial Day (1924-2011) -repost-



                                        For My Late Father On Memorial Day (1924--2011)

My dad, along with tens of thousands of other young G.I.s hunkered down in frozen forests in December 1944, just prior to the Battle of the Bulge, was sent desert boots by mistake. The boots intended for them—the warm, sturdy ones, were…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 26, 2018 at 9:01am — 10 Comments

3 Sentences - Bloody Pleased



Now and forever
 a bloodline branch of among the oldest, most powerful Western world-wide empires will be, in part, African. That's worth quite a bit, a royal family opting to disassemble in a day some ages-old rigid and toxic stratification.

(And, please:  it's hardly as if the $42M some on the congenitally-dour far Left whine about were thieved from their own pet projects.)

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 20, 2018 at 10:01am — 18 Comments

1 Sentence: Mr Kushner's Near East Challenge

Jared Kushner may regret not having studied sufficiently the gamut and depth of the available, many and varied Wikipedia entries on the history of and inherent conflict-issues attending Near East diplomacy.

Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 14, 2018 at 10:32am — 13 Comments

Please Help: A Pilates Question

Please help me to understand how a Roman governor ordering Jesus to execution creates an eponymous legacy of tens of millions of adherents, in our own time, to a worldwide exercise regimen.

Thank you. 

Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 9, 2018 at 11:44am — 12 Comments

MEMORY'S AN EEL Poem Kent State at Forty-Eight (Re-post)

MEMORY'S AN EEL

Memory's an eel.

slips;

forty-eight years'

unreliable reach.

No news, that: plagues us…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 4, 2018 at 9:28am — 7 Comments

3 Sentences Kanye, History, Celebrity

Of course his slavery statement is, at best, inanely anti-historical.

What is at least as foolish is that our society, for so long, has looked to and cared about the historical "analysis" of pop-culture celebrities.

Why does the West lend celebs wholly and clearly unearned credibility in so many fields sufficient to catch even…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 2, 2018 at 9:31am — 7 Comments

4 Sentences Journalism Caving

The WHC's annual event's center is a comedian (of any stripe), the press caving long since, with so many bloated, self-congratulating institutions, to some of the worst instincts television induces.

Raising up press freedom, good journalism, efforts to protect reporters, and the scholarships granted to journalism students are diminished…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 30, 2018 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

3 Sentences > Most Honest Baby Boomers Would Never Have Imagined



Most honest Baby Boomers would never have imagined that we'd be hearing in our lifetimes Far Right apologia on behalf of the Russian state. But certainly this was never about Right/Left and far more about those comfortable with democracy and its tolerance of ambiguity, and the…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 24, 2018 at 8:01am — 5 Comments

For Our Salon

So much here, now, seems to be a kind of competitive identity group-grievance and/or competitive identity group-back-slapping exercise. It's so useless, demeaning, too, as it assumes a profound lack of self-confidence, pride, intelligence. It has to be off-putting, at the least, to anyone considering this venue.



I hope people will…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 12, 2018 at 8:30am — 68 Comments

This is Not a Joke. Sad.

From HuffPo

President Who Bragged Of Groping Women Declares Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“Offenders too often evade accountability,” Trump said in his proclamation.…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 31, 2018 at 4:19am — 11 Comments

1-Sentence My Successful Facebook Privacy Navigation

Given the news, I am pleased to have posted at Fb nothing more personal than my SSN, and that no more than…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 22, 2018 at 3:39pm — 6 Comments

2 Sentences > History Will Out: The Campaign Itself....

History will out:  The campaign itself was the culmination of a long-developing SVR Russian Federation operation...."The Americans" (FX Network)...Elizabeta and Mischa never dreamed they might, over time, be this successful.…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 7, 2018 at 8:10am — 10 Comments

President's New Proposal Solves School-Based Gun Violence

The president has proposed, balancing the rights of gun owners and children, to ban…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on February 26, 2018 at 8:57am — 13 Comments

1 Sentence : Legions of Good Guys and Gals

Of the legion of both farcical and horrid consequences, predictable and as yet not, clear as a bell, will ensue after he creates his classroom SWAT teams...think on this as a baseline: at his suggested 20% of our teaching corps, he will arm well…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on February 22, 2018 at 4:08pm — 8 Comments

Six Sentences: Boomers, in this New Moment



Perhaps the young ones will succeed, not on guns alone but on a range of critical social justice issues. I do hope so.

Still, while some are implying this is, as to the span of…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on February 21, 2018 at 9:30pm — 8 Comments

1 Sentence: Perhaps, In Heaven

PERHAPS,

IN HEAVEN,

JESUS IS AS INTERESTED IN HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

AS HE IS IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL.…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on February 15, 2018 at 10:47am — 4 Comments

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