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The Resurrection

Flashback to 1964. I was a fifteen year old know it all living in a suburb of the world’s largest steel town – Youngstown, Ohio. My dad did shift work at the mill as a plumber. It didn’t pay the … Continue reading

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The New Sheriff In Town

On Friday, President Trump met with Angela Merkel for his first personal meeting with the German Chancellor. Previously he had called Merkel’s policies ‘insane’ and a ‘disaster’ for Germany. He also repeatedly claimed that Germany wasn’t paying their share for … Continue reading

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An IQ Test For Dummies

So what’s your IQ? You were probably tested in the sixth grade and maybe they told you your score or maybe just your parents or maybe they just wrote it down in your school record and passed it around from … Continue reading

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I Love Donald Trump

              I’m the new president of the United States I’m rich and smart and really great stand up, salute and clap your hands as I turn this place into white man’s land   Arabs … Continue reading

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Snakes In My Blood In My Heart-Blood Warm

Finally here –Gracie Hardings’s Snakes In My Heart-Blood Warmed, Part III of Lamentations.  With verse by Jerrod McKinsey, music from The Avalanches, Awolnation, James Blake, Bon Iver and Mogwai and featuring the Little Rascals, this completes the five part series … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter Doesn’t Anymore

‘We Won’t Negotiate With Trump – Period.’ – Patrisse Khan-Cullors “We’re not going to be taking meetings with Donald Trump. We’re not going to be sitting with his attorney general. What we will be doing is protesting. What we will … Continue reading

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