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The Problem With Impeachment, by Chris Hedges — Rise Up Times

Every single person who has their eye on the impeachment consideration should read this.  Chris Hedges knows EXACTLY where we, as a nation, are at right now.  I can see where the slick puppetmasters would like to offer up the easy target of Trump and keep doing business as usual.  The Democrats are pushing Biden… Continue reading The Problem With Impeachment, by Chris Hedges — Rise Up Times

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#MM– Saturday Mix – Resist

  They came to take Assange away. Ecuadorian embassy. A small grey man in evil's grip. He cried out then, “You must resist” The overlords and keep speech free Darkness croaked it would have today Serve fifty weeks for skipping bail Dismissed charge from other country? Melting candles of freedom drip Manning, Snowden, who's the… Continue reading #MM– Saturday Mix – Resist

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #102

Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenges.  Reena asks us to write to this short sentence: Public figures make us hate their enemies. I decided to deconstruct the sentence and took each word and gave it a working definition: Public = Out in the open figures = icons make = coerce us = a… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #102

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Anti-Prophecy

image link   The week after second Tuesday in November 2020. The votes have been counted and reviewed, with all “inconsistent” votes flagged for deeper investigation. It doesn't matter. Cheeto won by a landslide. As Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned, Cheeto tweeted, “Need official way to sanctify my relection [sic]. New Christen [sic] flag… Continue reading Anti-Prophecy

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the cursed of the white house

The town hall clock struck midnight; ghouls clamored around the white house. The twelfth gong's peal faded away; creaking echoed into silent darkness as the front door opened. Fluorescent green accented a stout figure who clomped onto the raised porch, its shellacked pompadour rising in the night like an unholy erection, belying the lack of… Continue reading the cursed of the white house

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America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

Fandango has written an exceptional essay on the old-new slogan.  Please take a few moments to read it, and make sure you read the comments section also.  There is an unforgettable youtube newscast you won't want to miss. “America, love it or leave it” was a popular bumper sticker back in the late 60s and… Continue reading America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

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Enough

image from site with info on first prison in VA Government soldiers were told to kill every man in enemy territory and capture all of the women and children. The government was the U.S. and the enemies the Native American First People. Charles had been killing and capturing for a good twenty years now. The… Continue reading Enough

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A Man for the People or A Man of the People?

image link Voters in District 9 were polarized during the campaign for mayoral primary. A volley of public accusations was hurled by each side. Although both candidates were Democratic, each had a distinct style of governing in other positions they held. Candidate Smith was an intellectual, had studied finance and had a passionate commitment to… Continue reading A Man for the People or A Man of the People?

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#FF — Limbo

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll I'm here. Thinking of them, there. It only took ten years and tens of thousands of dollars. USA, land of the fee. We could have built the best house in our village for what it has cost. My children are growing up without their father. I am safe from… Continue reading #FF — Limbo