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Archive | May 12, 2012


Sins of Our Fathers

“We dance round in a ring and suppose/ But the secret sits in the middle and knows.” ~ Robert Frost. Victors’ celebrations harbor shadows that lurk in the soul as revelers dance in remembrance, burying in laughter the suffering screams of those displaced and destroyed, furiously hiding   forgotten faces framed in fear from mocking the […]

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America Has Always Been A Bully

America has always been a bully.  Americans are convinced that they have a God-given right, or destiny, to expand the country’s borders from “sea to shining sea”. “The land of the free and the home of the brave” was conquered with complete disregard for the rights of America’s original inhabitants. Full of expansionist tendencies, Americans […]

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Abu Ghraib leash

Tony Blair & George Bush convicted War Criminals

Victory in Kuala Lumpur but no cigars in Guantanamo. Billed as a ‘court of conscience,’ the Kuala Lumpur War crimes tribunal proved to be a gathering of sharp, knowledgeable and equally kind hearted, talents from the legal and human rights world. Over four days, a packed court room in KL, heard testimony from a series […]

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The Palestinians as an “Invented People”

The name “Palestine” has been around for a long time. “Peleset”, transliterated from Egyptian hieroglyphics as “P-l-s-t”, is found in numerous Egyptian documents referring to a neighboring people or land starting from around 1150 BC. The “Philistine” States existed concurrently with the ancient Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, making up the coastal plain below Jaffa […]

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