Ziggy Marley rejects calls to boycott Israel and performed there this week

Ziggy Marley rejected online pressure to boycott Israel and performed there this week. Here are couple quotes from a  press conference he did in Israel. Do you agree? What do you think Bob Marley would have done? “Rastafarianism has a lot to do with the Old Testament and Solomon and David and Moses, so we have […]
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If He Were a White Man…

I can’t help wondering how President Obama would be treated if he were white. I know being a Democrat in the White House – regardless of color – is no picnic. Republicans do everything they can to make your life miserable. But being a black President is something else. I doubt the House of Representatives would […]
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With Friends Like These…

  I keep hearing that Israel is America’s closest ally in the Middle East, but if the Israelis are among the best friends Uncle Sam has, he is in deep trouble. The Israelis are currently heaping derision on the heads of US Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama for one thing. Criticizing Kerry’s […]
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The Bug Man’s Story

Joe the Bug Man comes once a month to poison the myriad pests that bug us here in Central Florida. He’s a stocky, opinionated fellow, who has worked hard all his life and doesn’t see why his taxes should pay for other people to lay about and do nothing except have more and more kids, […]
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Stand up and Fight!

  So New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is under suspicion and it looks as if his hands are dirty. Is nobody to be trusted? I would expect this kind of thing from a Republican but this man is (was?) a shining star in the Democratic Party, son of a political giant, a fearless crusader against […]
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Just the Horrible Facts

  The following excerpt from an AP news report today should need no comment. Surely, the facts speak for themselves: Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as […]
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What You Don’t Know

  There’s an old saying that what you don’t know won’t hurt you. Of course that’s nonsense. What we don’t know could make us placid zombies in a world where nearly all media is falling under the control of a few giant corporations. I bet you didn’t know until now that Rupert Murdoch was making a $76 billion offer […]
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