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Walls and Doors

Jackson Browne recorded a song a few years back that seems so appropriate for our world today. It was written by a Cuban singer songwriter named Carlos Varela. According to Browne, he is a man who likes to speak the truth about peoples feelings. According to Wikipedia he is critical of the status quo. According …

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The Hook and The Ties That Bind: Thoughts on Political Struggle in America

avoiding the hook makes for a weak internal structure. Good bread needs a thorough beating to develop muscles, the gluten fibers, that provide strength to the loaf and give bread a chewy texture and a good crust.

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Sexual Assault and the Deplorables

I was sexually assaulted. In broad day light. On a bright and sunny afternoon as I walked to work in a middle class neighborhood in south Tacoma, Washington. I was in my early twenties, working a retail job in a strip mall. I was walking down 56th street a couple of blocks from my home. …

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Dangerous Times for Truth

  These are dangerous times for truth. Especially¬†on the internet. The internet can make you crazy. It can convince you of things that just aren’t true. Like that Obama is a mom’s jeans wearing secret evil Muslim who wants to outlaw all your handguns and kill your grandma to save health care dollars. Or that …

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