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Muslims Murder Muslims

Another day,another murderous attack by one Muslim group upon another Muslim group. Some college students in Turkey were planning to go to the city of Kobani which is on the border of Syria and Turkey. Their plan was to rebuild parks and centers for children.They had no political agenda other than aiding fellow Muslims who are undergoing the horrible aspects of war.

A suicide bomber from ISIS blew himself up along with 30 other Muslims and wounded dozens more Muslims. I gather the bomber will be conversing with Allah about how he murdered Muslims. Somehow, I do not believe Allah will be thrilled with such news. Wouldn’t be wonderful if Muslims agreed not to murder one another–at least for a month!

Security For Homeland?

The terrorist attack in Chatanooga, Tennessee has raised questions concerning the effectiveness of Homeland Security. From day one of creation of this Cabinet Department, false hopes have been used to defend its performance. First, there is no way, no program, no plan which can result in the absence of terrorist attacks. This is a nation of over 300,000,000 people scattered over three thousand miles so it is virtually impossible to prevent attacks. Republicans constantly worry about our southern border with Mexico while ignoring our 3,000 mile border with Canada. Honestly, any terrorist with even a limited knowledge of geography knows it is easer entering America via a northern route than confronting the heavily guarded southern border.

Homeland Security now claims that over the past year it has thwarted”over 60 terrorist attacks.” I will not dispute this figure,but exactly what constitutes a “planned terrorist attack?” Is the planning process or is it the actual action that ensues. It is horrible that four Marines and a sailor died, but it is impossible to prevent all such attacks. Such is life, and such is death.

Death In America

An Islamic nutcase opened fire at Marines and other Service personnel leading to the death of four Marines. Literally at the same moment, a nut case in Maine shot four people. Again, almost at the same moment, James Holmes who murdered innocent people in a movie theater was found guilty of murder. Naturally the media is sounding off about the Muslim man who is now termed a TERRORIST. In other words if a person who is Muslim goes on a shooting spree, we define that act as an example of TERRORISM.

But,when a nice Christian goes on a shooting spree we are concerned about his mental status. I have never come across any statement which notes that if a Christian white man goes on a killing spree, this should make us cautious about being around White skinned Christians. I wonder why?

Oh,and when the Israel Army kills (never say-Murder) 1400 civilians in Gaza, including a couple hundred children, we simply define the act as one of DEFENSE.

Silence Of The Imams

Thee was still another bombing attack in a small town near Baghdad and about 80 were killed and dozens were wounded. Just abut every day whether it be in Syria or Afghanistan or Yemen or Tunisia some Islamic terrorist blows him or herself up or sends bombs headed toward a Mosque which is filled with Muslims at prayer.The end result is always the same–dozens dead or wounded.

But, within this constant war against Muslims there is strange silence. I never have seen Muslim clerics organizing a march for peace in these violent Muslim nations. Oh, they get upset at Israel and make demands or utter words of hate. But, where are the Martin Luther Kings in the Middle East? Where is a Nelson Mandela ready to fight for peace. Just a religious silence whose sound is deafening!

Lindsay Graham Is Confused

Lindsay Graham is a close friend of John McCain and a leader in the US Senate for being tough. By, “tough,” he means never giving into any bad people unless the bad people are bad people that we term to be good people. In 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry reached an interim agreement with the Iranian government concerning nuclear development. Naturally, since the agreement had been with bad people, Lindsay and John rushed to condemn Kerry for selling out to evil.

Yesterday, Lindsay offered a rather bizarre explanation as to why he opposes the current agreement with Iran. He now believes the 2013 agreement, is one that “worked better than I,myself, thought so hats off to John Kerry.” In other words,the 2015 agreement that John Kerry helped to negotiate is bad so let us return to square one when Kerry was the good guy. I leave to others an explanation as to how Senator Lindsay Graham thinks.

Scott Steps Up To Plate

Another week, another Republican candidate for president. Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has formed a super pac, and he has let Americans know where he stands.

1.He is a Christian. Goes to church.

2. Of course, some of his best friends are Jews, not that he would ever marry one.

3. He takes on labor unions. He compares his stand against the Teacher Union with the stand he will take against ISIS. Just about the same threat to America from either of these groups.

4. He stands firmly in favor of the $7.25 cents an hour for workers. He worked while going to college, so why not students today? Of course, never finished college, but so what? After all, he knows more than any college professor. Just have one of them challenge him to a duel no how to organize a super pac!

5. Scott talked with our Founding Fathers and they informed him the idea of a photo ID was on the tip of their tongues when writing the Constitution.

6. Scott never allowed a single dollar to be given Planned Parenthood because he believes in the right of women not to have rights concerning their own body.

Some believe in paying workers decent salaries so they will purchase goods and buy houses, Scott is convinced that our beloved wealthy folks are just dying to pay decent wages.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 24 year old mind trapped in an 84 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Scott Walker boasts of “taking on the unions.” People are in unions. Figure out your meaning.

$7.25 cents an hour for Walker’s enemy.

Donald Trump’s great sorrow is not being made a general to lead men into battle.

Some honor life, some death.

I often wonder at the last thoughts of those blowing self up.

I was raised in a world in which the goal was making it easy for people to vote.

Republicans now have enough candidates to form two football teams, let the game proceed.

Whatever happened to Sarah Palin?

Voting Rights For The Wealthy

I realize that Republicans are always insisting this action or that action was required because they did not wish to do anything that went against our Founding Fathers. I brief review of American history would enable Republicans who continually set one barrier after another in the way of someone who wants to vote that the entire history of America from 1789 until 1965 was the struggle to ensure that ALL Americans whether they poor people, landless people, white or black skinned people or whether they were females had the right to vote. During the past few years Republican legislatures and governors have passed one restriction after another in the way of those seeking to vote.

A court case has now hit North Carolina which charges that he has pushed through legislation that interferes with the right to vote. I assume he will argue that goal is to prevent voter fraud. In the past presidential election there were fewer than TWENTY CASES OF VOTER FRAUD! I have been voting since 1952 in the US Army, the state of New York, and the state of Missouri without anyone demanding voter ID from me. They just checked off my name on a list. Perhaps, we have to return to the good old days of Tammany Hall when real politicians controlled voting. At least their goal was to TURN OUT THE VOTE–not prevent it!

Oh The Glory Of God!

These days the easiest way to explain away any act of murder is simply to say: “This is for the glory of God!” ISIS just blew up a parked car in front of the Italian consulate in Cairo for the glory of God. ISIS blows up statues that have been around for a few thousand years for the glory of God. People get their heads chopped off for the glory of God. Kill a few kids today who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time and simply note this was for the glory of God.

I guess in the future when someone desires to rob a bank, all they have to shout at the teller, “this is for the glory of God, not for me.” I assume this means God has run out of cash and needs it right now. I wonder if God goes around blowing up planets for the glory of God??

Our Tortured Psychologists

In the post 9/11 era it was rather difficult to be a psychologist since our wonderful government insisted that using a bit of tough love went a long way to making TERRORISTS spill the beans. So, members of the American Psychologist Association played an important role in employing torture to get confessions from TERRORISTS. The APA authorized a study of their performance and the end result indicates members of a PROFESSIONAL organization devoted to fostering healthy behavior acted contrary to ethical standards. David Hoffman conducted the study and it is clear that Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld had a host of allies among psychologists.

The sad, and ironic, aspect of this tragedy is there was no need to torture people to get information. During World War II when the US had enemies with armed forces of over ten million, there was an absence of torture and — information was obtained, and the bad guys got beat. Shame on psychologists who acted contrary to their ethical oaths to heal.