Monthly Archives: April 2015

Forty Five Years Ago – Kent and Jackson State

This Monday, May 4, marks the 45th anniversary of the Kent State shootings involving the killing of 4 unarmed university students by the Ohio National Guard. Jeffrey Glenn Miller was 20 years old. He was 265 feet from the National … Continue reading

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Forty Years Ago – The Fall of Saigon

This Thursday, April 30, will be the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. On that day in 1975 the North Vietnamese Army rolled into Saigon and the last helicopter carried the last evacuees from the roof of … Continue reading

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Magi in America

Did the Magi follow the star across the seas to the new land, to America seeking God that will reveal himself again in a cave? God in a cave; now so difficult to find for the star is obscured by … Continue reading

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“Green” Capitalism – an Oxymoron

How close are corporations to acquiring de-facto nationhood? In this country they have already acquired “personhood”; a corporation, a legal; construct, can now have religious beliefs and political views. Don’t ask me how. Corporate money can be contributed to support … Continue reading

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African Sight

Women of dignity with regal deportment wrapped in cloth of pulsating hues heads and bodies clashing geometric senses scream as splashes of color emerge from smoky haze billboards peeling in the heat congratulating the President on his birthday Women delousing … Continue reading

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Refugee

We left our home in novecento left padrone and prominenti ‘Ndrangheta and the priests the almond trees for golden streets. I wasn’t born with dreams like yours; tending trees I would never own; almond butter, a crust of bread before an … Continue reading

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