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4.16.2016

***** gigantically useful article.. 'Netanyahu responds to Leahy with a strange string of lies. The prime minister shoots off a sharply worded letter to a senior American senator who dared question Israel’s human rights record. That Netanyahu thinks anyone reading it will do anything but howl is worrying sign about his judgement.'

http://972mag.com/netanyahu-responds-to-leahy-with-a-strange-string-of-lies/118268/

***** I find that wonder and awe are the ultimate Hallmarks of Life, as odd as that may seem. I find virtually no wonder and awe among the humanoids here in Washington DC, my.......

***** I find that wonder and awe are the ultimate Hallmarks of Life, as odd as that may seem. I find virtually no wonder and awe among the humanoids here in Washington DC, my sisters and brothers all. Certainly not among the intellectually, academically, over privileged. I wish I were kidding. I wish I were being cynical. And I find very little of it among my fellow humans here in the United States.

***** I think Sanders is a great and godly man. I was all in for revolution Sanders until something was smashed in my face. 'Without love, it is nothing.' Corinthians 13, or something. I just don't find it, in the campaign......

***** I think Sanders is a great and godly man. I was all in for revolution Sanders until something was smashed in my face. 'Without love, it is nothing.' Corinthians 13, or something. I just don't find it, in the campaign, in the supporters, in America. And I find the scripture absolutely true in my experience. Sanders has love. I find little of it in his campaign. A thirst for justice? Yes. Love? I don't see it. Just an anecdote, but did you know that according to a recent credible study that Millennials want Democratic socialism, they want Democratic socialism until they get their own job. Then, not so much. Indeed, without love, it is nothing. Therefore I don't support it. I'm very sad about this. It is certainly neither what I hoped or expected to find. LOL, yes, of course, in the other campaigns I find even infinitely less of it. But Zero, from 0, is still zero.

***** Staggeringly important.. ''Mocked and forgotten: who will speak for the American white working class?''

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/mar/24/white-working-class-issues-free-trade-american-south

***** must read must read must read.. The occupation of the American mind, documented

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/03/the-occupation-of-the-american-mind-documented/

4.15.2016

A Muslim Man Was Ensnared in a Terror Plot by the NYPD—He Just Attempted Suicide

http://www.thenation.com/article/a-muslim-man-was-ensnared-in-a-terror-plot-by-the-nypd-he-just-attempted-suicide/

***** The Israeli Right's historic ties to European fascism The ruling Likud party welcomed to Israel members of the far-right Austrian Freedom Party, whose founders were high-ranking officials in the Third Reich. But the Israeli Right’s ties to fascist movements stretches back as far as the 1920s.

http://972mag.com/an-alliance-of-hate-the-israeli-rights-ties-to-european-facism/118580/

Video: Israelis feel the love for Donald Trump

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/04/video-israelis-feel-the-love-for-donald-trump/

***** The World Is Not Converting to Renewable Energy Fast Enough to Save It

http://m.truthdig.com/report/item/the_world_is_not_converting_to_renewable_energy_fast_enough_20160328

4.14.2016

***** I think we need Armageddon, Global chemo, for any healthy cells to emerge alive. I don't like this thought. I did not seek this thought. I have worked to deny this thought. It is crashing down upon me. I was within moments.....

***** I think we need Armageddon, Global chemo, for any healthy cells to emerge alive. I don't like this thought. I did not seek this thought. I have worked to deny this thought. It is crashing down upon me. I was within moments of diving in with every second, and my every last cent, into the Sanders campaign. Strike one was the most extraordinary young lady from Philadelphia, brilliant, passionate, exploding with energy... that has had nothing but bad experience with the Sanders campaign organizers. Strike two was my 1 hour on a Sanders campaign new volunteers conference call at 9:30 night before last. I will never know if those conducting the call were actually computer droids. They were these insanely Pleasant, happy, vivacious, empty administrators. Strike three was going into the campaign office for Sanders in Washington DC and being greeted by an icy dead stare and voice from the Washington DC volunteer coordinator who made it explicit that I was interrupting her conference call simply by entering the office and she had absolutely no time for me. What fun if she knew that I had just transferred $2,000 into an account for a donation. Strike four was my experience with democracy spring. The most wonderful collection of people, not the least Disturbed at, vehemently denying of, the Discrimination shown the police in the two hour so-called nonviolence training, which was exactly violence training against the police, sanctioned, smug, sanctimonious , supremacist discrimination against our brothers and sisters in uniform. I'm sure that everyone wishes that taking a couple of aspirins would eradicate cancer cells from the body. But at least with current technology it took me months of near totally debilitating chemo including wearing a poison pump 2 days every two weeks to kill the stuff. I think it's going to take some number of years or Decades of a Trump or Cruz or Hillary Clinton in office, and a planet in unmistakable spiritual and physical hell, before even the best of my sisters and brothers realizes that the true Revolution is absolute lived solidarity, total 100% Brotherhood with everyone, especially our enemies, no matter the personal price to me and mine.

4.12.2016

***** From Israeli jail, ‘nonviolent’ bid to ‘free Palestine’ takes shape. ***** *****

http://www.timesofisrael.com/barghouti-plans-nonviolent-bid-to-free-west-bank-east-jerusalem/

11 Bonhoeffer Quotes to Remember a Pastor Who Resisted Evil Unto Death

https://sojo.net/articles/11-bonhoeffer-quotes-remember-pastor-who-resisted-evil-unto-death

***** Nonviolence is a profoundly inadequate word for what it attempts to designate... Antiviolence, loving.....

***** Nonviolence is a profoundly inadequate word for what it attempts to designate. Unviolence is a word I coined years ago to try and better express. Just in recent days I've come to see that anti-violence is the much more correct word. Violence and anti-violence, loving, are the only two options. All forms of action for change are a form of one or the other of these.

Rolling nightmare of suicide attempts has First Nations declaring an emergency

http://m.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/rolling_nightmare_of_suicide_leads_canadian_first_nation_to_declare_state_o

4.11.2016

*&*** Chris Hedges. The Wages of Sin

http://m.truthdig.com/report/item/the_wages_of_sin_20160410

***** “There is no shame for anyone to work any job," says woman who scavenges Gaza's rubble

https://electronicintifada.net/content/photos-scavenging-live/16266

***** With great sadness and a heavy heart I have departed from engagement with the Democracyspring.org activities. The infinite ocean of inclusiveness and love that was tangible for the last 10 days with those magnificent, Godly, loving, 140 Marchers from all over the country, as far away as Guam, was replaced with objectification, generalization, hatred, bigotry, discrimination, violence, abuse this morning in the typical, appalling, hateful 2 hour Violence Training this morning.........

Everyone would have left and gone home if gays, trans, Hispanics, blacks, or any other liberal supported group was so objectified and dehumanized as was reflexively and self righteously done throughout the entirety of that 2 hour violence  training debacle to our men and women in uniform, our sisters and brothers in uniform, the police. With great sadness and a heavy heart I have departed from engagement with the Democracyspring.org activities. The infinite ocean of inclusiveness and love that was tangible for the last 10 days with those magnificent, Godly, loving, 140 Marchers from all over the country, as far away as Guam, was replaced with objectification, generalization, hatred, bigotry, discrimination, violence, abuse this morning in the typical, appalling, hateful 2 hour Violence Training that is always provided here in DC by the DC activist Club.  Same hateful,  arrogant,  elitist, supremacist, self righteous, self-serving, divisive, ignorant  lip-service liberal crap that I first saw 10 years ago upon arriving in DC. Everyone would have left and gone home if gays, trans, Hispanics, blacks, or any other liberal supported group was so objectified and dehumanized as was reflexively and self righteously done throughout the entirety of that 2 hour violence  training debacle to our men and women in uniform, our sisters and brothers in uniform, in the police. I don't do violence. I don't do abuse. I don't do dehumanization. And I don't do hipocricy. I will not participate in it. Gandhi rightly said it is as much a duty to not cooperate with violence as it is to avoid doing violence, and this 2-hour violence training was disgusting violence against the human Integrity of every one of our brothers and sisters in uniform, every bit as much as is the discrimination against any segment of our population with respect to their right to vote. Silence is complicity. The last 10 days march are the happiest days of my life. Never in my life have I remotely been associated with so many loving Souls at one time, in one place, in one group. I will forever be touched, and blessed by the experience. I do not leave those Souls. I leave the spirit of hatred, violence, abuse, discrimination, bigotry, rank evil that was formerly introduced into that much larger group. Be well friends. I'm with Gandhi. 'I consider myself a soldier, though a soldier of peace.' And, 'Give me a military person to fight alongside any day, don't give me any [liberal] cowards.'  How can these creatures conducting this training be so ignorant of the fact, so rigorously presented by Erica Chenoweth, in her copious research recently, that  nonviolence never works, until the men and women in uniform are converted to their side? Breathtaking, criminally negligent ignorance.