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    Promise and Problems

    Self-proclaimed critics attempted to tie Michael Brown to the Gangsta Life of the rap songs and violence, concluding that a kid with no criminal record was no better than a thug. Perhaps these critics have forgotten about the past, when young children idolized the pirates of the 1700s, the cowboys of the 1800s Old West, and the gangsters, bank robbers and killers of the early 1900s for their criminal exploits.

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    Ferguson Police Force Deployed

    “These ISIS guys, they won’t be armed, right? I mean, we’re seasoned Ferguson cops, we’re used to dealing harshly with groups of unarmed enemies, we’re great at that.”

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    The Revolution Will Be Crimina

    Apparently, revolution and guns are only good things when in the hands of white people. Can you imagine what would be happening in Ferguson, MO right now if those protesting over the murder of Michael Brown openly carried rifles and hand guns in their protests?

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    The Police States of America

    The militarization of police forces has turned them from a philosophy of protecting and serving the community to responding to even minor situations en masse with armored vehicles, military gear and combat uniforms complete with helmets and gas masks and we see an America that only used to live in dark science fiction stories.

michael-brown-ferguson-funeral-ftr

Self-proclaimed critics attempted to tie Michael Brown to the Gangsta Life of the rap songs and violence, concluding that a kid with no criminal record was no better than a thug. Perhaps these critics have forgotten about the past, when young children idolized the pirates of the 1700s, the cowboys of the 1800s Old West, and the gangsters, bank robbers and killers of the early 1900s for their criminal exploits.

Police Shooting Missouri

“These ISIS guys, they won’t be armed, right? I mean, we’re seasoned Ferguson cops, we’re used to dealing harshly with groups of unarmed enemies, we’re great at that.”

bundy militia

Apparently, revolution and guns are only good things when in the hands of white people. Can you imagine what would be happening in Ferguson, MO right now if those protesting over the murder of Michael Brown openly carried rifles and hand guns in their protests?

ferguson-police

The militarization of police forces has turned them from a philosophy of protecting and serving the community to responding to even minor situations en masse with armored vehicles, military gear and combat uniforms complete with helmets and gas masks and we see an America that only used to live in dark science fiction stories.

Exploring Morality, Chapter 3

Posted by ADONAI On Apr - 11 - 2011 112 Comments
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Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality. William Hazlitt Welcome back to”Exploring Morality”. In this chapter we will have a more general discussion about morals and ethics than in previous chapters. Moving away from academic theory and into the area of personal […]

Vox Populi – 4-8-2011

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 8 - 2011 Add Comments

bito : I could say yes no it was a tweet. Pretty clever for 140 characters! AdLib : Very nice! Yours? bito : There once was a party called tea, who preached an oligarchy.They bitched & moaned calling the U.S. their own; while destroying the GOP AdLib : Thanks Bito! […]

Friday Music Thread – Suffragette City

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 8 - 2011 99 Comments
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  Republicans are pushing government towards a shutdown if they can’t take health care and rights away from women. Today’s theme for the Music Thread is a push back against that, songs about respect for and the strength of women. Respect – Aretha Franklin I Am Woman – Helen Reddy […]

back2future

I was raised by a father who couldn’t abide the Republican Party. In fact, I don’t ever recall a time in his life when he didn’t refer to the GOP collectively as “those god-damned Republicans.” When Mills Godwin, a Democratic governor of Virginia, defected, mid-term, to the Republicans, my father […]

planet pov award

What a remarkable year we had here at PlanetPOV in 2010! The depth, insights and wit of posts written by the community here was nothing less than impressive. There were so many great articles, it was difficult to narrow them down to the selections below. Though we call this “top” […]

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