Monthly Archives: March 2010

“Whoever kills a person . . . it is as though he has killed all mankind.”

At the anti-war demonstration in Washington, D. C. this past March 20, 2010, a Muslim Imam, speaking from the stage, quoted the above verse from the Quran; adding that “life is sacred”. Considering the setting—an anti-war demonstration—I thought it very appropriate. Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Days of Deceit: 12/07 and 9/11

Days of Deceit: 12/07 and 9/11 The number one issue facing America and the world today, which must be faced down by the People (i.e., the citizens) of the United States of America, is the so-called “War on Terror”. This … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Health Care Violence Scare

In light of the recent political violence, which has been occasioned by passage of the Democrat’s heath care reform bill, I would like to repeat here something that I said back in October 2009: “Have things gotten so bad in … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

America, Symbolism, and Revolution

All well established political/governmental orders, including— especially—the United States of America, understand power, as well as the power of symbolism—their own political/governmental power having been established, long ago, and enshrined in enduring, symbolic forms (e.g., flags, seals, monuments, songs, myths). … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Perks for Federal Workers

So I was riding the Metro, which is the name of the subway system in Washington, D. C., yesterday and I came across a front page article in the Washington Examiner that read: “Thousands of Federal Workers Ride Metro for Free” … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Compassion and Imagination

It’s difficult for me to imagine, considering how fucked-up the world is, that most people simply don’t seem to give a shit about the world or the people in it. I understand that I’m more aware of what’s going on, … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Outlines of Revolution – America

This is a very simple outline of revolution. America, as a nation, is in trouble; and, as American citizens, it is our responsibility—our duty—to serve our country in whatever ways that we can in its time of need. The question now is: “Has the political situation in America actually gotten so bad—so desperate—that it can only be remedied by revolutionary action?” Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Government, history, Law, Philosophy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment