Archive | November 2013

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THANKSGIVING?

Thanksgiving. Giving thanks. Who are we giving thanks to? Are we giving thanks to the people of America that opened their hearts to welcome strange people from another land to share in the bountiful gifts of their beautiful land? Are we celebrating the lives of the 45 million turkeys that will be ceremoniously butchered to […]

End Censorship, End Tyranny

A recent post on Jeff Nyugen’s blog Deconstructing Myths inspired me to write about an issue that I’ve been contemplating for a while. Jeff wrote about a reporter, Claire O’Brien, who covered the murder trial of a Mexican immigrant being denied justice. She showed compassion for this man – who acted in self-defense – and, […]