Talk! Yet Aim Not To Wound. Thought is Your Friend. Embrace it. Own Your Emotions. Don’t Let Them Own You.
Racism is a false belief, born out of a desire to prematurely close the inquiry into what makes each of us human. At the root of such desire is fear – fear of knowing the other – which when unexamined leads to their devaluing, their mistreatment, their abuse and death.
Tough subject.We are a nation of immigrants and should remain so, but there’s a lot of anger stirring on the subject.Are we overpopulated? No.Is there room for more people? Absolutely.Who wants to keep the door open to new entrants? Business.Who doesn’t want to? Those who perceive themselves as being left behind, feeling the newcomers are… Continue reading Immigration. The Economic and the Cultural
Kim Jong Un gets a call from Xi Jinping early in the morning. Xi – Good morning.Kim – You’re calling about the missile I shot over Japan.Xi – Yes.Kim – It went very well.Xi – I’m not calling to congratulate you.Kim – I see.Xi – You’re a fool. Pause Xi – Suppose the missile had… Continue reading North Korea Shoots a Missile over Japan
On September 16th, Mahsa Amini, a 22 y/o woman of Kurdish origin, was detained in Tehran by the Morality Police, an outfit dedicated to enforcing strict adherence to the religious mandate of wearing head scarves and robes. She was visiting the city with her family. She died later that day while in custody. Physical abuse… Continue reading Hijabs and Fertility
The man who shined as an athlete – a football player – during the 1980s, is now running for Senator of the State of Georgia at the national level. He is running against the incumbent, Raphael Warnock, a pastor at the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King used to preach.They are alike in that both… Continue reading Herschel Walker Runs for Senator
He is in one of his vacation homes, a hilly, secluded area heavily guarded by a top security team.He strolls in the open field behind it accompanied by his faithful dog. Putin carries a short stick in his hands.In the near distance, a small lake glistens invitingly. It’s early morning.Much has been happening in the… Continue reading Putin on the Progress of the War
Two old friends, Pete and Sandy, get together for breakfast at a diner in Greenville, South Carolina. Pete – Heard about the two doctors who got charged with conspiracy?Sandy – No, I didn’t.Pete – Read about it yesterday. They were working at a military base, I think in Virginia, and they contacted the Russian embassy… Continue reading Hate Russia?
The time is now.Now that Putin is scared of Ukraine’s mounting offensive and growing desperate that the exodus of Russians cries out loudly, ‘we don’t trust you, you’re destroying our nation, do not sacrifice our lives for your lies.’If he had been sleeping well at night, that has changed.That cry is haunting him and has… Continue reading Dear Russian Military
This is a critical moment in the war. The tanks can make a difference.Ukrainians are gaining ground in some areas but meeting fierce resistance in the south where Russians have had time to dig in and fortify their positions.President Zelensky said the other day that approximately 50 of his soldiers are dying daily.You stated recently… Continue reading Mr Scholz. The Leopard Tanks
The mass of protesters surged forward, some of them with their faces covered, some not. Men and women of various ages, arms interlocked, a look of fierce determination.‘We won’t fight Ukraine! We won’t fight Ukraine!’ They chanted vigorously. ‘Long live Russia!’A block and a half away a unit of riot police in full gear, four… Continue reading Vasily!
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