Category Archives: Politics

Authority

The robed, wigged magistrate looked down from his lofty bench above the gathered crowd. He pointed to me and accused me of treason. The judge stated that he knew I was an American and had betrayed sacred loyalty to the Crown. … Continue reading

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Politics

Have you noticed that the amount of time turned over to political campaigning, particularly for the U.S. Presidency has continually increased each election cycle? It seems that before the voting is complete, mentions are already made for the next election. … Continue reading

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Betrayal

You trust someone enough to be perfectly candid with her but you are unaware of her deception and deceit. As best friends, you let down your guard more and more while she contributes a few tidbits of scenarios of her … Continue reading

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Creatively Maladjusted

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did not like the notion of passively accepting hurtful, harmful social norms. He stated that those who accept hate and injustice as just the way of the world, suffer a pathology. “There are some things … Continue reading

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Respectable

During this year’s political campaign season, we’re going to be inundated with seemingly endless advertising about this or that politician’s respectability. We will once again be subjected to a peculiar form of narcissistic speech and behavior that has long been … Continue reading

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Justice

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”–Dwight D. Eisenhower The nation feels terribly out of kilter these days. It appears that much of the fault is due to the promotion of injustice. I’m not alone in this … Continue reading

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Clarity

There are those who say one cannot achieve complete objectivity when observing and describing events. This argument is usually used as a reason to excuse slanted and biased news coverage. There is a basic nugget of truth to the objectivity … Continue reading

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