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Poetry (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • How many articles did Khashoggi write for the Washington Post?

    10/16/2018 2:15:26 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 35 replies
    grey matter between my ears ^ | 10/16/18 | Rebelbase
    The crux of the media's eruption over the killing of Kashogi is that he was a WaPo contributing journalist. Does anyone know how many articles he contributed to the WaPo? I can't find anything about it online. The Wikipedia entry for WaPo journalists doesn't even list Kashogi.
  • After Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation, One Word Ignited A Massive Debate About Feminism

    10/12/2018 10:05:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | October 12, 2018 | Ja’han Jones
    Jasmin Kaur wrote her poem “her voice” in December 2016. At a time predating the official start of the Trump presidency, her words were meant as a guiding principle for Sikh women like her, who struggle against racism and the feeling of invisibility that accompanies it. In her poem, she writes: Scream, So that one day a hundred years from now Another sister will not have to dry her tears Wondering where in history she lost her voice But in an ironic turn, last week Kaur saw her poem go viral in the days following Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to...
  • 911+17=.....

    09/11/2018 5:28:03 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/11/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "You Tube has banned a number of Syrian state-run and pro-government channels....The reason provided was that these accounts allegedly violate 'You Tube's Terms of Service'" "Southfront"-9/10/2018 "Around four weeks ago, we knew that British intelligence was working toward a chemical attack in order to blame the Syrian government to hold Syria responsible" Virginia State Senator Richard Black (R-Loudoun) quoted by "Washington Post" 9/8/2018 "We've tried to convey the message in recent days that if there's a third use of chemical weapons, the response will be much stronger" National Security Adviser John Bolton 9/10/2018 "When it comes once again the debt...
  • The Only Blue Wave The Democrats Will See This Fall

    08/04/2018 4:31:56 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 20 replies
    Website ^ | 8/4/18 | Rebelbase
  • Ocasio-Cortez: I Plan To Pay For My Agenda By … Er …

    07/28/2018 3:48:48 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 52 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 27 July 2018 | Ed Morrissey
    Great news: The new face of the Democratic Party has spent some time with a “Nobel Prize economist”! The bad news: It hasn’t improved her math skills. In this clip from her appearance on last night’s Daily Show, Trevor Noah gently asks her to explain how she’s planning on paying for her Medicare for All agenda, plus the rest of her ideas in implementing Democratic Socialism. ... “This is an excellent question,” the economics major from Boston University declared, who then demonstrated her complete ignorance on the costs of her own agenda, let alone the federal budget, taxation, and coherence,...
  • Ivan’s Red Star Station

    07/13/2018 8:37:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/13/18 | William Kevin Stoos
    And soon ev’ry German Wore a fuzzy brown cap With cute little Mishas On each pocket flap “The U.S.S.R. has announced plans to construct a natural gas pipeline from Siberia to West Germany. The pipeline is expected to be operational by 1984.” (November 16, 1981). [William Kevin Stoos, Manchester Union Leader, 1981] Wolfgang drove up to The Sign of the Star And a smiling attendant Leaned into his car. (He wore a Red Star On his fuzzy brown cap And a Misha-Bear patch Over each pocket flap.)
  • Some Days the Craziness Is Just Too Much. Come. Sit.

    07/08/2018 4:47:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-8-18 | MOTUS
    Come and sit with me awhile So quickly comes tomorrow I pray for your presence A moment I might borrow.Kathleen HighamTime is fleeting. Come. Sit. Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Trump Is Coddling Sessions And Waiting For Mueller To Impeach Him

    07/06/2018 10:53:15 PM PDT · by Windflier · 129 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 7 July 2018 | Windy
    Trump is too busy coddling Sessions and waiting for Mueller to indict him so he can be removed from office. ~ Comment from a Freeper on another thread. I would normally balk at such a statement, but I've recently begun to think there's a method to the President's madness, in that regard. Until now, it hadn't occurred to me that our beloved President might be of such noble character, that he is actually baring his chest to the (very real) knives of the left, and is willing to martyr himself, at least politically, to light a fire under the behinds...
  • Chemical Warfare – Beyond Syria

    04/16/2018 7:32:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/18 | Jim O'Neill
    The attack on Syria’s chemical weapon facilities was not merely aimed at Syria – it was also a message aimed at any nation/entity that might be considering the use of chemical weapons It says something very profound about the horrors of chemical warfare that even given the inherent insanity of war the use of gas is universally considered beyond the pale. The civilized nations of the world agree – chemical warfare is anathema, no exceptions. Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and namesake of the famous “Nobel Prize,” thought that the use of dynamite in war would be so catastrophic that...
  • Some Said They’d Flee Trump’s America. These People Actually Did.

    04/15/2018 12:29:43 AM PDT · by SmarterJr · 27 replies
    the newyork times ^ | APRIL 14, 2018 | RONDA KAYSEN
    Peering into a webcam, her face intermittently frozen over an iffy Skype connection in Medellin, Colombia, Lizz Quain was explaining not long ago why she uprooted her 9-year-old twins almost a year and a half ago to travel the world. Ms. Quain, who is in her 40s, owned a children’s play cafe and preschool near Seattle before she renounced her American middle-class existence in August 2016, fed up with what she described as a stifling, consumerist culture.

    02/07/2018 4:30:12 PM PST · by Voption · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 19, 2014 | Band Maid
    "I'm not interested to live in a plain world, Just breakin' new gate. Regret slips through the evil hands of this plot. It's an unmatched pleasure to continue living with thrill."
  • War and Sex: The Power of Women in the Ancient Greek play Lysistrata

    01/22/2018 11:36:01 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 17 replies
    For years men have waged war and, of course, sex is not a novel concept or construct. Lysistrata portrays women in a powerful role, namely in control of their sex and sex in general. They have authority over the men. When the absurdities of war have taken their men away, the women use sex as a weapon in order to obtain peace. By withholding sex, women come to essentially control their men. The men eventually succumb to the women and yield in their determination to carry out a war. This is interesting because in Ancient Greek tradition, the women are...
  • Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled

    01/21/2018 6:24:05 AM PST · by QBFimi · 11 replies
    John Zimmerman
    Happy birthday tae Robbie Burrrrrns yesterday! OK, who among ya is sober enough tae attend the Kirkin' a the Tartans today?
  • The Three Kings Epiphany a forgotten holiday

    01/06/2018 12:35:59 PM PST · by mosesdapoet · 12 replies
    reflecting on seasonal topics as observed in a southside Chicago neighborhood during WWII
  • A Christmas Gift: Good Talk Radio With Truth In It Like This......

    12/25/2017 5:41:47 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/24/2017 | Nextrush/Self
    "I am well....surprised and perhaps disappointed that the "Leavers" in the Tory Party are not being a lot louder than they are. Yes, sure Peter Bone saying things, we've got Jacob Rees-Mogg saying things but too few of them in my view are saying very much cause they don't want to cause problems for the party cause might let Labor in. And we get back to the same thing that dominates British politics. We have to support this party cause we hate the other one a little bit more. Makes it very, very difficult to get genuine change in this...
  • They Call You Racist

    11/27/2017 4:06:23 PM PST · by Richard William I · 10 replies
    RichardWilliamz.Blogspot.Com ^ | 11/27/2017 | Richard William I
    They Call You Racist When You Say HelloThey Call You Racist When You Say 'Bro'They Cal You Racist When You Say GoodbyeThey Call You Racist After You Die They Call You Racist When You Lend A Helping HandThey Call You Racist Because You Own Too Much LandThey Call You Racist When You Salute The FlagThey Call You Racist Often In The New York Mag They Call You Racist Because Colleges Told Them SoIts The Only Way Dems Can Get Every Black VoteThey Call Them Racist When The Police Are Sent To HelpBut To Snitch On The Killer, They Won't Tell...
  • Hell breaks loose in Hong Kong

    11/21/2017 6:30:13 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 42 replies
    We are in the darkest 60 days of the year here in the Northeast U.S. This is a time of year where the sun angle is very low and on clear days there is a harsh sunlight in early afternoon. By 2PM, the sun is already starting to set and just walking down the street puts the low sun directly into your eyes. Out in the woods, with the trees all bare, the harsh sunlight filters in between the trees in what seems perpetual twilight. By 4PM, it is starting to actually get dark and a chill wind starts to...
  • Eagle's Watch

    11/11/2017 12:43:18 PM PST · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    11/11/17 | Kartographer
    The Eagle's Watch In a quiet river valley Lies a green and peaceful place, Where warriors come to rest, Having honorably met their fates. No more do they stand the watch, Their worthy service done, They've passed their duties on To other Fathers' sons. Yet flying high above them, On silent wings spread wide, Soars freedom.s embodiment And a country's sign of pride. The mighty Eagle watches o'er all, And guards their well-earned rests. For he like they, knows the feel, Of Freedom in his chest. And though he does his best to guard The fallen warriors' sleep, Still at...

    11/07/2017 6:43:55 AM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 3 replies
    Saw it in the bookstore. The guy whose muslim son died in Iraq. Capitalizing on it. Let's say he goaded Trump into reacting. Just like the one who lost her son under Bush. You can't make this up.
  • Dear Frontline RE: Putin's Revenge

    11/02/2017 7:46:54 AM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 9 replies
    Dear Frontline: I'd suggest in covering this topic you seek two sides in the future. For example, ALL the intel agencies DID NOT examine the DNC server but took Crowdstrikes word for it. Also, you put on discredited hacks like James Clapper and John Brenner and others who have misled the public time after time. In addition, the DNC material metadata shows transfer speeds that indicate the DNC material was NOT hacked, but accessed by an insider and leaked. Also, Putin like most pragmatic people is not so concerned what people say but what they do. Trump's admin has lowered...