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9.26.2015

Nuclear Holocaust is the last of my concerns. At this point, truly, I would almost welcome a nuclear planet-wide annihilation. It is the torturous death by a million cuts that horrifies me.

Nuclear Holocaust is the last of my concerns. At this point, truly, I would almost welcome a nuclear planet-wide annihilation. It is the torturous death by a million cuts that horrifies me.

***** must read: September 11, 2001, had the unintended consequence of serving the breathtaking expansionist plans of the neoconservatives who dominated the Bush administration. Only a plausible enemy was lacking to make their execution possible. From the storehouse of the Western historical imagination, age-old images of a hostile Islam were retrieved. Islamic terrorists conjured up in a believable form for a frightened America the “threat to civilization” that every empire requires to justify its own violent acts of domination.

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/26/we_are_at_war_with_an_imaginary_islam_lies_propaganda_and_the_real_story_of_america_and_the_muslim_world/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

President Jimmy Carter: 'I Was The Only White Child In The Neighborhood'

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/5605a23ee4b0768126fd8840

U.S. Doublespeak on Palestine

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/09/25/u-s-doublespeak-on-palestine/

Jeremy Corbyn moves to a more humble office because his grand leader's one is too big

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-corbyn-moves-more-humble-6519149

The Piercing Cry of Child Poverty in Economically Rich but Spiritually Poor America

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/8198586

9.25.2015

**** Those who do not live, moment by moment, in humility... have no knowledge of or feeling for or relationship with Creator, notwithstanding whatever we might think. Creator is the stuff of overwhelming awe where humility is the only possible response.

**** Those who do not live, moment by moment, in humility... have no knowledge of or feeling for or relationship with Creator, notwithstanding whatever we might think. Creator is the stuff of overwhelming awe where humility is the only possible response.

12 Lakota Virtues, Essential to balance and happiness. (VIDEO)

http://www.whitewolfpack.com/2014/11/12-lakota-virtues-essential-to-balance.html?m=1

Striking Warehouse Staff Call On Amazon For Better Pay And Conditions

http://www.buzzfeed.com/coralewis/striking-warehouse-staff-call-on-amazon-for-better-pay-and-c#.ld1nXRM4J

Must watch: I think that was the message that Francis was trying to share, a politics that’s rooted in seeing in a new way, in which we see each other as brothers and sisters, and children of one God, and not as opposed to each other.

http://m.democracynow.org/stories/15536

Warning to any who associate with me on Facebook or anywhere else: For any professional person in the United States, any person of standing or means, or anyone associated with such people, criticizing Israel, or, being friends with those who do, is grounds for your personal and political destruction, and if that isn't sufficient, the destruction of those with whom you associate.

Warning to any who associate with me on Facebook or anywhere else: For any professional person in the United States, any person of standing or means, or anyone associated with such people, criticizing Israel, or, being friends with those who do, is grounds for your personal and political destruction, and if that isn't sufficient, the destruction of those with whom you associate.

Israel’s assaults on Palestinian education amount to genocide

https://electronicintifada.net/content/israels-assaults-palestinian-education-amount-genocide/14867

Obama Administration Set To Take Away Money From Cities That Criminalize Homelessness

http://www.occupydemocrats.com/obama-administration-set-to-take-away-money-from-cities-that-criminalize-homelessness/

***** Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you've been buried but you have actually been planted. Seen on Facebook

Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you've been buried but you have actually been planted. Seen on Facebook

I take no satisfaction and one man (Obama, Francis....) trying to do the job that we citizens refuse to stand up and do. He can't. We won't. Time's up.

I take no satisfaction and one man (Obama, Francis....) trying to do the job that we citizens refuse to stand up and do. He can't. We won't. Time's up.

nd. To the liberal masses that incessantly place all hope for environmental future on the President, Congress, the media, the GOP...: If my parents generation had not risen by the millions to put their life limb and treasure on the line against the Nazis history would not be pointing at FDR, it would be pointing at them. So it will be for us.

To the liberal masses that incessantly place all hope for environmental future on the President, Congress, the media, the GOP...:   If my parents generation had not risen by the millions to put their life limb and treasure on the line against the Nazis history would not be pointing at FDR, it would be pointing at them. So it will be for us.

9.24.2015

Martin O’Malley unloads: Hillary is “a specialist at vaguely saying things”

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/24/martin_omalley_unloads_hillary_is_a_specialist_at_vaguely_saying_things/?google_editors_picks=true

2014 Journalist Chris Hedges disinvited from U. Penn over Israel-ISIS comparison

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/1.634168

***** Francis: "Business... can be a fruitful source of prosperity for the area in which it operates, especially if it sees the creation of jobs as an essential part of its service to the common good”

Francis: "Business... can be a fruitful source of prosperity for the area in which it operates, especially if it sees the creation of jobs as an essential part of its service to the common good”

***** Abe Lincoln (and me). "When any church will inscribe over its altar (ONLY) the Savior's condensed statement of law and gospel: 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind, and love thy neighbor as thyself,' that church will I join with all my heart."

***** Abe Lincoln (and me). "When any church will inscribe over its altar (ONLY) the Savior's condensed statement of law and gospel: 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind, and love thy neighbor as thyself,' that church will I join with all my heart."

***** "Our daily routine can often lead us to a kind of glum apathy which gradually becomes a habit, with a fatal consequence: our hearts grow numb.... Jesus gives the answer. He said.......

***** "Our daily routine can often lead us to a kind of glum apathy which gradually becomes a habit, with a fatal consequence: our hearts grow numb.... Jesus gives the answer. He said to his disciples then and he says it to us now: Go forth! Proclaim! The joy of the Gospel [ do unto others ALL you would have them do unto you ]is something to be experienced, something to be known and lived only through giving it away, through giving ourselves away."

9.23.2015

'One of Syria's bravest cartoonists' tortured to death in prison

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/one-syrias-bravest-cartoonists-confirmed-dead-after-torture-737274548

Cancer update. Curious; I began crying during the 35 minutes brain scan just now.....

Cancer update. Curious; I began crying during the 35 minutes brain scan just now...
I was totally fine. My heart rate was 100% normal, I am certain, I was totally relaxed. Why crying? I don't know.

 I think it had to do with this: my chosen way of being is to live the pain of the world, the second by second agony of Palestine, the infinite pain of all creation going forward on writhing planet in death pangs. I don't dwell on that pain. But I keep it at the center of my being at all times because it is the primary informing of what I must do. I think by all objective measures I manage that enormously well. But I keep myself on the edge at all seconds that I am awake.
Have you ever had an MRI? They are overwhelming experiences. It is your head, for 35 minutes, 1 inch away from everything going on in a massive construction site. I had one about 3 years ago when they first detected the cancer, at Howard University. I had forgotten what a severe sensory experience it is.
I think, for a few fleeting seconds, it just overwhelmed me emotionally.
Part of it I'm sure is also the potential distraction and/or delay of my work, this journey around the country in this solar vehicle for Palestine and to stop ecocide. I think part of it too is the profoundly intense emotions that I have felt today in reading President Obama's words today regarding the Pope Francis visit, and the words of Pope Francis, especially those in the homily tonight where he instructed Catholics to stop talking so much and to start living their faith in service to the neediest in humanity more.
Next week and the following week I see a neural opthamologist and my cancer doctor as they try to figure out what's going on in my head that is causing my left eye to go blind.

Noam Chomsky: Subsidy that energy corporations... around $5 trillion annually.....

There was a recent study by the IMF which tried to estimate the subsidy that energy corporations get from governments. The total was colossal. I think it was around $5 trillion annually. That’s got nothing to do with markets and capitalism.   https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/09/noam-chomsky-bernie-sanders-greece-tsipras-grexit-austerity-neoliberalism-protest/

***** President Obama Drops The "U" Word On The Republican Party

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/09/15/1421447/-President-Obama-Drops-The-U-Word-On-The-Republican-Party

Norway rewards Brazil with $1 billion for keeping the Amazon full of trees

http://qz.com/504370/norway-rewards-brazil-with-1-billion-for-keeping-the-amazon-full-of-trees/

Einstein:. Pic. Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which you were born.

I no longer think that Iraq was about oil. I think it was simply a transfer of wealth from most Americans to the 1%, especially the military industrial complex.

I no longer think that Iraq was about oil. I think it was simply a transfer of wealth from most Americans to the 1%, especially the military industrial complex.

***** If I know anything of value, if I have anything of value to share, it all boils down to this.....

***** If I know anything of value, if I have anything of value to share, it all boils down to this:

1. We are virtually all born in what I will refer to as the Holy Spirit, the spirit of universal, unconditional Loving, what I think Schweitzer referred to as the reverence for life. I understand this as nothing more or less than one of the psychological states that is available to us.

2. Further, I perceive that six thousand years or so ago we moved out of the tiny tribes we were designed to be in, where all the stimulation was of the notion of universal family, and have since  developed huge cultures that strip away from us virtually all of the natural stimulation of the Holy Spirit, that sense of universal Loving, reverence for life.

3.  As a consequence, now, in 2015, in the United States and the Western world, within months or a few years we strip away from our children the Holy Spirit, unconditional Loving, reverence for life... and replace it with a religiously conditional Loving, a religious lusting for self, for me and mine.

4.  What miniscule hope there is now for life worth living depends upon the individual and collective return to every breath submission to that spirit of reverence for life that I believe we were all born into, and that we can still, if we so choose, if we devote the immense time and effort, that we can find within ourselves and return reign over ourselves individually, to. We must find it within ourselves and bring it back to the rule of ourselves individually, and thereby, only thereby, provide encouragement to others to do the same.

5.  My life is devoted, every breath, to this task, within myself and to foster it within others.

Israelis to Iceland: Please boycott our country. No, really.

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israelis-iceland-please-boycott-our-country

With my last breath I will regret voting for Bill Clinton, twice. He had, and has, nothing but ego where is the soul should have been. Hillary is at least as bad.

With my last breath I will regret voting for Bill Clinton, twice. He had, and has, nothing but ego where is the soul should have been. Hillary is at least as bad.

“What I want for you to do is call off your f–king dogs, Barack!” Clinton allegedly barked at Obama

http://nypost.com/2015/09/23/hillary-told-obama-to-call-off-his-f-king-dogs-involved-in-email-probe-new-book-says/

***** For almost all christians Christianity is a fantasy game where you get to (REALLY) kill, oppress, abuse, exploit, enslave... people, Jews, Palestinians.......

***** For almost all christians Christianity is a fantasy game where you get to (REALLY) kill, oppress, abuse, exploit, enslave... people, Jews, Palestinians, blacks, Muslims, Arabs, Vietnamese, Hispanics... and at the very least you get to feel superior to all those who do not ascribe to your so-called beliefs (sociopathic delusions),  and to play for eternal real estate in the sky. And almost all Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists... Use their religion for their own form of this bloody fantasy game.

Obama, the Pope, and the President Of China Are Teaming Up To Save the World

http://m.motherjones.com/environment/2015/09/three-amigos-climate-change-are-here-and-they-mean-business

9.22.2015

We can only spread love by being love in action. Love is not an action. Love is not a feeling. Love is a way of being. Yes, I know that is a mystery. But that is how it is.

We can only spread love by being love in action. Love is not an action. Love is not a feeling. Love is a way of being. Yes, I know that is a mystery. But that is how it is.

Israelis celebrate video of sniper shooting Palestinian youth

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israelis-celebrate-video-sniper-shooting-palestinian-youth

Anti-BDS Website Seeks To Ruin Careers, Reputations Of Those Who Support Palestine

http://www.mintpressnews.com/anti-bds-website-seeks-to-ruin-careers-reputations-of-those-who-support-palestine/209741/

Deeply deeply deeply tragic. Grief over young White House staffer

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/09/jake-brewer-grief-social-media-white-house-213909

Pope wraps up Cuba visit with call for ‘revolution of tenderness’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/pope-wraps-up-cuban-visit-at-symbol-of-national-unity-before-us-leg/2015/09/22/c38b7d2a-611b-11e5-9757-e49273f05f65_story.html

***** I stand totally against the Democratic Party and I stand against Bernie Sanders unless and until they come out absolutely, unequivocally, against Israel's decimation of Palestinian human rights. Germans stood with Hitler because........

***** I stand totally against the Democratic Party and I stand against Bernie Sanders unless and until they come out absolutely, unequivocally, against Israel's decimation of Palestinian human rights. Germans stood with Hitler because they agreed with some of what he was doing. Not me. Neither should you. If we don't stand for something - no genocide, no Zioni Holocaust, no apartheid.... we don't stand for anything.

A Highway Into Poverty, But Barely a Sidewalk Out

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/8156240

Cell phones are the 'Lifeline" for the homeless

http://m.kitv.com/news/cell-phones-are-the-lifeline-for-the-homeless/35404516

9.21.2015

Police Chief makes unique offer to addicts

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/police-chief-makes-unique-offer-to-addicts-517161027905

WATCH: Ex-Hedge Funder Who Hiked AIDS Pill by 5,500% Says Drug ‘Still Underpriced’

http://usuncut.com/class-war/watch-ex-hedge-funder-who-hiked-aids-pill-by-5500-says-drug-still-underpriced/

Hundreds of full-time New York City workers are homeless

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/hundreds-of-full-time-new-york-city-workers-are-homeless-2015-09-21

Brazilians protest Israel's nominee for ambassador over settler ties

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/21/brazilians-reject-israel-nominee-ambassador-over-west-bank-ties

Vatican, in Switch, Will Join Palestine in Flying Flag at U.N.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/world/europe/vatican-in-switch-will-join-palestine-in-flying-flag-at-un.html?referrer=

Paul Krugman on “the howling of the bankers”: What’s good for the banks isn’t good for America

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/21/paul_krugman_on_the_howling_of_the_bankers_whats_good_for_the_banks_isnt_good_for_america/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

nd. Regarding Pr. Obama critics... those who live in glass houses.... I'm appalled by some of his actions... drone program, Israel support, condoning Saudi Arabia and Egypt, TPP.... But ye who cast stones at Pr. Obama repeatedly...

Regarding Pr. Obama critics... those who live in glass houses....  I'm appalled by some of his actions... drone program, Israel support, condoning Saudi Arabia and Egypt, TPP.... But ye who cast stones at Pr. Obama repeatedly... really???? By what moral standard to you dare?  Have you attempted .00000000001% good as this man has?  I doubt it. Look in the mirror.  (Attempting nothing, and therefor being 'clean' is an ultimate sin.)

you are a wonderful human being, my oncologist said to me....

You are a wonderful human being. It is an honor to take care of you, my oncologist said to me this morning. She is tremendously sweet, and of course, tremendously competent. She is from China. She has been my oncologist for several years now. I had just, choked with emotion, observed to her that the human rights work I am now doing with this vehicle is the most productive of my life and that it would not be occurring had she and the other folks at Georgetown not kept me alive and functioning thus far. What she said to me seemed genuine and seem to come from deep inside her. She is a person of few words. I find it difficult to know what a healthcare professional really feels because they are very professional and observe boundaries very tightly. But she seemed to mean what she said about me and that was nice for me to hear. It is profoundly important to me to make worthwhile all the resources that have been spent to make me functional.

nd. My oncologist has ordered a brain scan for me on Wednesday. There is concern about the rapid deterioration of my left eye.

My oncologist has ordered a brain scan for me on Wednesday. There is concern about the rapid deterioration of my left eye.

James McGinley, a Washington Post photo I had never seen.


A Reuters article quoting me that I had never seen.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0HR28820141002

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/james-mcginley-had-his-messages-of-love-tattooed-on-his-news-photo/452548510

Lust for life and Reverence for Life are pretty much the opposite ways of being.

Lust for life and Reverence for Life are pretty much the opposite ways of being.

***** How inequality was created. ( if the shoe does not fit do not wear it). WATCH. SHARE. Get off your ass and fix it or die trying for all the young people you know.

http://billmoyers.com/2013/07/10/inequality-is-created/

9.20.2015

Israeli whore, agent. Why Is Bernie Sanders So Silent On Hate Toward Muslims?

http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/why-bernie-sanders-so-silent-hate-toward-muslims

Noam Chomsky: Intellectuals, with very few exceptions, are servants of the state.

Noam Chomsky: Intellectuals, with very few exceptions, are servants of the state.

Franklin Graham slams Obama guest list. The guests are transgender activists Mateo Williamson and Vivian Taylor, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, Bishop Gene Robinson and Sister Simone Campbell, an activist nun who leads a group criticized by the Vatican for its silence on abortion and euthanasia.

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/graham-pope-white-house-guests/2015/09/19/id/692354/