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Charlottesville Bigotry Scene

August 15, 2017

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I invite you to consider the scene at Charlottesville. A group of counter protesters assembled at a ally of white supremacists in that Virginia college town, and they took up the chant, “No Trump! No KKK! No fascist USA!” To which one of the white supremacists yelled back, “Too late f—–!” The white supremacists had […]

Let’s Fight Hate Together

August 8, 2017

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Sunday morning, August 5, is a day Sikh Americans will never forget. A neo-Nazi gunman took the lives of six Americans and permanently injured several more at a gurdwara (Sikh house of worship) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Americans of all faiths and political persuasions should pledge to make bias prevention a top priority. The Sikh […]

Enforce Immigration Laws

August 1, 2017

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The misery inside a tractor-trailer packed with undocumented immigrants at a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio recently was beyond horrific. More than 100 people were crammed in the trailer’s lightless, nearly airless interior. Nine people died. Those people had to suck air through a hole in the vehicle’s side. Many others including children suffered […]

What We’ve Lost

July 24, 2017

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It is with great sadness and sense of loss that we, the American people, announce to the world the loss of our dear friend, Integrity. After suffering through a prolonged illness, Integrity succumbed to the cancers of corporate greed and political expediency on January 20, 2017. Integrity was predeceased by her companion of many years, […]

Merkel a World Leader

July 18, 2017

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has seen her country overcome deep skepticism to become unified and integrated into Europe. The next step, as she sees it, is for Germany to become a more unifying force globally. The daughter of a pastor who grew up in Communist half of a divided Germany, she’s a staunch defender of […]

Trump Defies Constitution

July 11, 2017

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President Donald Trump issued an executive order in April opening up many National Monuments in a blatant attempt to industrialize these magnificent places for the oil, gas, private water and logging industries as the beneficiaries. Trump claims that he is acting in the public interest by opening up dozens of national monuments. These include the […]

Government Must Promote Safety and Happiness

July 4, 2017

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There is a growing sense that our political system isn’t functioning as it should. There were similar feelings in the 1760’s and 1770’s, when the British overlords strayed onto a course that eventually led to political upheaval and revolution. Public-spirited colonial leaders, as part of their quest for workable solutions to the crisis of their […]