It looks like the New England police union (NEPBA) will endorse Trump.1 In other unrelated news, my New England home state of Connecticut spends billions of taxpayer dollars hunting down and locking up peaceful people for things like marijuana or–coming soon–just being Muslim. Which is worse: being Muslim or being a pacifist smoking a joint? […]

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For the past 5+ years, I have made my home in Japan. I started my adventure in a very conservative, rural area filled with traditional Japanese customs, and eventually I settled into a fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle in the suburbs of Tokyo. Language barriers aside, you can imagine that I have experienced more than my fair […]

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I agree with Dick Cheney?

8 December 2015

I am pretty cynical when it comes to all politicians, especially one from either the Democrat or Republican party since both parties are each by billions of dollars in the payroll of Big Oil, just for one example of the bipartisan powers that be. Dick Cheney, a warmongering politician who through conflicts of interest such […]

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The unfortunate Arabs

8 December 2015

Guest post by Sheeraz Khan, author of The World Is In Me First thing what comes to my mind when I think of Arab world is Dubai or Kuwait. What it would be like going to a place where the definition of Heaven on Earth defines. Where an average citizen not only drives in Ferrari […]

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The Road to Illness

8 December 2015

Guest post by Andrew James Archer, author of Pleading Insanity I think one of the main reasons American’s mental health is so impoverished has to do with the dominant perception on “mental illness” being similar to physical diseases or infections. We are culturally dependent on psychotropic medications partially due to viewing “mental illness” as an […]

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Rant on Greed

8 December 2015

Guest post by Frank Heiberger, author of The Feud Mahatma Gandhi spoke one of the greatest truisms when he said, “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” Absolute power corrupts absolutely as the love of wielding power overwhelms any prior altruism in a person. An allegory exists for wealth […]

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