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Let’s See Whom Else We Can Offend

Politics and religion make strange bedfellows. Reading or hearing that worn-out saying makes me always think of an unlikely pair in the sack. Not wanting to date myself too badly, I’ll go as far back to picturing Margaret Thatcher between … Continue reading

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Steal This Blog

Abbie Hoffman, a political and social activist, was a counter-culture hero who wrote a literary gem during my hippie days, entitled, Steal This Book. My best buddy Marco picked up a copy and learned several of its techniques for ripping … Continue reading

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Watching the River Flow

Went down by the river in Andalusia today to see if my beloved ospreys returned yet to their nest atop the old Mud Island range marker. They arrive usually like clockwork on or around St. Patrick’s Day. Prior to last … Continue reading

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No Laughter is Prohibited!

What has happened to everyone’s sense of humor? Can’t we poke fun at anything anymore without feeling like a pariah afterward? In this politically charged society: be it correct or incorrect, racially motivated, downright hateful, selfishly inspired; or truly symbiotic … Continue reading

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Ode to Social Media

Tired of being politically correct, With my latest thoughts, feelings, anger and philosophical merriment,Afraid to offend those feeling they are Heaven sent,Who have the very prospect of being hell bent,To make me feel like I ain’t worth a bloody red … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Political Philosophies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Look Beyond Hatred to See That Life is Beautiful

Sixx:A.M.’s song from the The Heroin Diaries entitled “Life is Beautiful” delves deeply into the dark side of despondency, yet the moving masterpiece offers an encouraging light, seen at the end of an emotionally long tunnel for many. “Just open … Continue reading

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