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The NFL Moves to Silence Voices of Dissent

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Would women have the right to vote today if they were told by men to only protest inside their homes? Would African-Americans have equal protection under the law if the Civil Rights movement was confined to the churches? Would farmers and migrant workers have just working conditions in the fields if they were forced to […]

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A Constitutional Crisis Is Already Happening

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        America is not facing a looming constitutional crisis, the nation is fully immersed in one right now.   Let’s examine the record. This is a president who has continuously violated the Separation of church and state by suggesting that America is a Christian nation. The recent embassy move to Jerusalem was an […]

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Is Torture Immoral or Not? What Say You, Ms. Haspel

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    Along with millions of my fellow Americans, I watched the Open Hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee for the nomination of Gina Haspel to become CIA director. I saw a seasoned bureaucrat of remarkable intellect, unswerving loyalty, and self-evident leadership poise. In a different time both Democrats and Republicans would have no qualms […]

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Lawmakers Argue Trump’s Proposal to Cut $15 billion In Unused Funds Could Negatively Impact Low-Income Children

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent lawmakers a plan Tuesday to wipe more than $15 billion in unused spending off the government’s books. The plan wouldn’t have much practical impact on targeted programs such as the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program. But the move would take away leftover money that could be used to […]

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Trump should share Nobel Prize, if North Korea peace deal goes through

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    When Donald Trump won the 2016 Republican primary in Iowa, I started my literary protest against everything his campaign stood for. I even called Iowans who voted for him treasonous. Rarely have I missed an opportunity to criticize his policies.  That said, I believe that Trump is on the verge of achieving a diplomatic […]

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Forget 2021, Time is Up to Release Last Remaining JFK Files

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        “I am afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of National Security.” – Jim Garrison   After a decade or so of looking into the JFK assassination, I finally decided to visit my favorite used book store and grab a copy of Jim […]

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4/20: With Congress divided, public support for marijuana grows

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  By Spectrum News Staff WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is planning to propose legislation next week that would decriminalize the drug at the federal level, he said Thursday. 64 percent of Americans support some form of marijuana legalization. Around 30 states now allow at least medicinal marijauna use. President Trump says […]

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Black Starbucks Exec Says ‘Watching That Video Was Quite Painful’

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  by  Selena Hill   In midst of the national outcry over the two African American men who were arrested for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks last Thursday, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer, the company’s chief operating officer, has called for the coffee giant to hold itself accountable and make changes to prevent a situation like this […]

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Biden and Booker in 2020

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  I recently came across a survey on Democrats.com, a website that claims to be the “oldest community of progressive activists, with over 3 million supporters.” After clicking on potential candidates for president that I would vote for in 2020, the survey’s results popped up on the next screen. Here was the breakdown:   Joe Biden-14.8% […]

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk missiles Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace, and was ordered by President Donald […]

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Sanctuary Cities are Sacred Spaces

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  There are over 200 so called “sanctuary cities” in America today. What does it mean to be one them? That is a question that will elicit many diverse opinions. As a philosopher and theologian, I think it is more than a place of legal refuge and protection. It is a holy section of the […]

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A National Matter: Why Trump’s Silence on Sacramento Speaks Volumes.

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  For a man who cannot stop talking on Twitter about every single thought that pops into his head, Donald Trump’s silence on the killing of Stephon Clark in Sacramento says all you need to know about how the President of the United States of America views the death of young black men. Frankly, I do […]

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Broken Statue: American Liberty and the Assault on Immigrants

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  Liberty means freedom. Freedom is not about borders, passports, driving licenses, tax stubs and censuses. Freedom is not about race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, or one’s economic worth. Freedom is the feeling of being free. Freedom is the pursuit of life and happiness. Recently I have been thinking about a sweet little children’s book called The Statue […]

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