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The Grand, New, American Police State

In case you wondered how the police got militarized, they didn’t ask the people if they wanted it. They took Homeland Security and other terrorist-war funds, and bipartisan fear, as permission to arm themselves for war at home. Vets have … Continue reading

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The Three Myths: PostSexism, PostRacism & PostPoverty

The desire to consider humanity has progressed feeds a blindness to issues remaining. Worse, this blindness makes people halt what progress there has been to a stasis of status quo complacency. If we are going to continue progress to allow freedom, equality, … Continue reading

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Can Atheist Corp’s Exclude Religious Offenses?

Courts have used two measures in the past to deal with religious exclusions. Sincerity and tradition. Atheists would need to show proof of sincerity and a history of action to that end. The concern has always been (is) that people … Continue reading

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Biggest Threat of Nuclear Blast, Pakistan

It’s been a long time since I was in school and had to practice nuclear bomb preparedness. Hiding under a desk didn’t seem to have much point when everyone knew if the blast didn’t get you the radiation would. I guess … Continue reading

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Reparations for Everyone

Ta-Nahesi Coates’ Atlantic article “The Case for Reparations” deals with repairing past wrongs by doing right now (HR 40). By discussing house discrimination in Chicago Coates demonstrates that far too many race issues have continued with both blindness and malice leading … Continue reading

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ExMilitary, Governor, Business Executive Should Run for President

A PEW poll shows Americans would rather vote for a pot smoking philanderer than an atheist or so HP says.  I’m not surprised as we already did that and Bill Clinton is still as popular as ever. While 35 percent of respondents … Continue reading

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