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Flashing yellow arrow traffic signals are unnecessary and needlessly confusing

I’ve been driving over 35 years. And I was a professional truck driver for over 25 years. I also know something about semiotics. A sign (or symbol) represents (or points to) something else. Although some signs (or symbols) may resemble … Continue reading

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The cultural revolutionaries hate beauty

The cultural revolutionaries hate beauty “People say sometimes that Beauty is superficial. That may be so. But at least it is not so superficial as Thought is. To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only shallow people … Continue reading

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Target and Transgenders: The Triumph of Subjectivity

“Trans* is an umbrella term that refers to all of the identities within the gender identity spectrum. There’s a ton of diversity in the different identities there, but we often group them all together (e.g., when we say “trans*” issues). … Continue reading

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One Year Review – 2015 Giant Anthem SX

One Year Review: 2015 Giant Anthem SX I rode the bike stock (except for the seat and grips) for over one year. I got the 1x and wheel upgrade at the end of March 2016. Upgraded parts: Stan’s Arch EX … Continue reading

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Trump = Republicans = Racists

The Meme: Trump = Republicans = Racists Trump declines to condemn Ku Klux Klan http://politi.co/1oQxodF Trump retweets another white supremacist http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-gop-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/02/donald-trump-white-supremacist-retweet-219915 Donald Trump stumbles on David Duke, KKK http://cnn.it/1QESDVE How a Trump win in South Carolina could tear the GOP apart http://theweek.com/articles/606687/how-trump-win-south-carolina-could-tear-gop-apartContinue reading

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Black men rob and murder more than any other group in the USA

Although only 13% of the US population, blacks commit more murders (52.2% of total) and robberies (56.4% of total) than any other race in the US. (Source: FBI 2013 Crime Data) FBI 2013 Crime Data – https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2013/crime-in-the-u.s.-2013/tables/table-43

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Incidents of church vandalism

Incidents of church vandalism Sheriff: Vandals Paint ‘Gay is OK!’, Similar Messages On Church http://on.wfmy.com/1ym792g via @wfmy Another Guilford County Church Vandalized With Pro-Gay Graffiti Over Weekend http://link.myfox8.com/1CvBKGI  Anti-religion vandals strike again at Midwest City church https://youtu.be/jHUouERWXLU  Church shrine hit with … Continue reading

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