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The Judaic state - 1 July 2016

Menachem Begin, the Prime Minister of Israel who signed the Camp David Accords but complied with none of their stipulations, was also a leader of Irgun.   And he led Irgun, the terrorist organization that’s governed the nation that’s called itself Israel since Truman pushed the United Nations to call it that after he and Churchill called it terrorist, in the bombing and killing of nearly a hundred noncombatants, most of whom were British nurses, at the King David Hotel.  So consider the appropriateness of the Bible saying his name was also the name of a king of Israel who ripped up pregnant women.

What we’re calling the war on terror is essentially 2.2 billion Christians supporting 14 million Jews against 1.6 billion Muslims.  Obama is correct in saying that terrorism isn’t Islamic, but the facts that most Christians think it is and that most Jews say it is makes that fact moot, and mass media support the ignorance of the masses.  It’s a war of bigotry.

And it started at the battle of Jericho, and it dominated what we call the middle ages, and it resumed at the King David Hotel.

 

Passing the bucks - 30 June 2016

Heehaw Hillary said that the infrastructure improvements during the Eisenhower administration indicated that Republicans then were more conscientious than they are now.  The Eisenhower administration was so cash fat after the Truman administration cost-effectively killed a hundred million Japanese civilians that it built an airport in Kandahar whose first extensive use was by the Soviets to invade Afghanistan.  Responsibility is ability to respond.

Dingdong Donald said that the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union shall be good for Scotland and his golf course there.  Most of the people of Scotland know that the European Union is a step toward the inevitable economic globalization that shall eventually profit all the people on Earth.  And globalization is how that golf course profits and how it’s there.

Truth is the whole picture.  It isn’t preaching some facts while ignoring other facts.  Terrorist Trump and Cackle Clinton are too myopic to preside reasonably over anything.  And both are more like Camelot Kennedy and Homicidal Harry than like Honest Abe or Tricky Dicky.  And history is a long and complex story.

 

What can I put in a song? - 29 June 2016

George Will said he’s left the Republican Party because it’s no longer as “conservative” as Barry Goldwater.  Goldwater campaigned against Lyndon Johnson, the President who increased United States involvement in Vietnam from about 14 thousand combatants to more than a half million, by saying Johnson wasn’t bellicose enough.  Since then, the Republican Party has morphed into the party of Tea Party Ted and Terrorist Trump, cannons as loose as Camelot Kennedy.

But Will was correct in two things he said.  He said that Paul Ryan didn’t endorse Dingdong Donald until after he called the Hoosier judge presiding over the law suit against his Trump University fraud a Mexican.  And he said he’s at a disadvantage against by being unable to say all he knows about anything in 140 characters.

But Bubba Bill and Heehaw Hillary are no John and Yoko.

 

Iconoclasm - 28 June 2016

The most substantial difference between the English words “Christ” and “messiah” is that “Christ” is Greek while “messiah” is Hebrew.  Translations of the Bible, of the Greek New Testament and the Hebrew Old Testament, use both words to refer to Judaic prophesies that God would “anoint” a king to lead the Israelites in resuming killing other people for their land.  Christians say Jesus of Nazareth is both that god and that king.

Judaic leaders in Jerusalem accused Jesus of saying that and demanded that Romans who were occupying their homeland kill him.  And now, two millennia later, people calling themselves Christians and the religious right preach capital punishment besides Israel’s right to kill people for their land, and they preach owning Guns for homicidal purposes and say it’s a “God-given right.”  But Jesus preached peaceful coexistence.

And we the people of the mostly Christian United States indicate our agreement with the murderous bigotry of the “religious right” by calling United States citizens of African descent African American but not calling United States citizens of European descent European Americans and protest against killing murderous tyrants while calling peaceful people terrorists because they try to defend themselves against that Judaic killing.

 

The visible hands - 27 June 2016

Terrorist Trump ignorant xenophobic protectionist bigotry is the reason the people of the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union.  Economic globalism is an extant unavoidable fact, and all withdrawing the United Kingdom from the European Union shall do is slow the completion of it, for a while.  And weirdest are all the people calling themselves fiscally conservative while ignoring that Adam Smith told us all that.

But maybe the problem is the “religious right.”  Dingdong Donald also touts that, and that faction of people calling themselves Republicans defines itself by ignorant xenophobic protectionist bigotry, ignoring the ecumenical love of Jesus to hate anyone who doesn’t agree with them.  They’re all as hypocritical as Stalin claiming communism.

Stalin didn’t progress the Soviet Union into communism but regress it into feudalism as did Castro and Mao in the countries they corrupted.  And we the people and Borsht Bernie are generally similarly ignorantly xenophobic.  Bigotry trumps understanding. 

 

Paul Ryan’s promise - 26 June 2016

Paul Ryan said, when he accepted his position of Speaker of our House of Representatives, that he’d work to stop congressional gridlock.  The main cause of the gridlock is blocking votes in the House, and permitting votes depends mainly on the Speaker of the House, and two major events last week showed his breaking his promise to be the sore thumb it is.  They were judicial gridlock and a sit down in the House.

Failing to enact immigration reform preceded Ryan’s speakership, but the failure of the United States Supreme court to decide on the Constitutionality of Obama’s executive order was because Ryan blocked the vote to fill the vacancy on the court, and the sit down in the House was because he’s blocking voting on any gun control legislation.

Traditionally, congressional corruption depended on hypocrisy, such as that of the Camelot Kennedy promotion of labor unions for the sake of such as Huffing Hoffa.  But now its blatant belligerent refusal to accept responsibility.  Rules should require votes. 

 

Camp David accord - 25 June 2016

Of course Terrorist Trump has support from “evangelical Christians.”  Billy Graham began his career selling hair brushes door to door and realized that selling Christianity could produce more remuneration with less overhead.  The fifth chapter of the Book of Acts, which one of Paul’s apostles who never met Jesus wrote, shows the Pharisee Paul’s commercial influence as does their second epistle to the Corinthians.

And Heehaw Hillary is trying to profit from Christianity by calling herself a Methodist as Dingdong Donald is calling himself a Presbyterian.  The Roman Catholic Church is the monetarily wealthiest organization on earth, and the Protestant reformation didn’t protest the remuneration, but only the Roman Church monopoly.  Not only the Roman Catholics but also all the protestants preach Paul more than they preach Jesus.

And the Pharisees were a sect of Judaism that interpreted prophesies that a king would resurrect the kingdom of Judah to mean the king would resurrect the Jews, and Judaism has been the basis of the notion that God anoints kings since before the Pharisees and the Christians capitalized on it.  Christians and Jews have in common the notion that God promised them material wealth.  And Muslims agree with that.

 

The midnight express - 24 June 2016

Whether, this November, we the people of the United States elect Cackle Clinton or Terrorist Trump to preside over our government, two Novembers from now we’ll elect a Congress that opposes the choice we made, and four Novembers from now we’ll elect another President.

So the most reasonable voter strategy for this November is to make that spit then to avoid suffering the two years of world recession and military chaos that will otherwise drive us to make it the next time around.

But, because we the people are habitually ignorantly partisan, probable is that we’ll sink ourselves on one titanic ship.

 

“Clinton sort of executing herself” - 23 June 2016

Fareed Zakaria was Islamic before a Roman Catholic secondary school in India and an Ivy League university in the United States radicalized him.  Now he’s anchoring Judaic CNN’s show “Why Do They Hate Us?”, and most of the “they” are the part of the 1.6 billion Musilims who live in the Middle East, while the “us” are mostly the part of the 2.2 billion Christians who live in the United States.  The reason they hate us is that we try to kill them for trying to defend themselves against the 14 million Jews trying to kill them.

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer said that 13.5 million humans are refugees, but fact is that more than 15 million humans are refugees, and most of them are Islamic.  And another fact is that the number of Palestinians who are refugees because Israelis have driven them from their homeland is most of the difference between 13.5 and 15 million.  And another fact is that CNN’s three most prominent reporters are Judaic.

Blitzer and Tapper and Bash, with MSNBC’s Judaic Chuck Todd and Fox News’ Judaic Howard Kurtz, are mealy mouthing around Presbyterian Terrorist Trump to save him billions of dollars in advertising costs.

 

Statutes of liberty - 22 June 2016

Politically correct is removing the portrait of Andrew Jackson from the twenty dollar bill.  Jackson was not a “founding father” of the United States, and he advised the Governor of Georgia to ignore a United States Supreme Court decision and force natives of Georgia and Carolina from their homeland in Georgia and onto the Trail of Tears to the Oklahoma territory.  Both Jackson and the Governor were Democrats, and founding father John Adams’ son John Quincy Adams founded the Republican Party to stop what historians now call Jacksonian democracy, a designation homicidally politically incorrect.

And also absurdly ironically politically incorrect is that a statue of Jackson is in Lafayette Square across the street from the Whitehouse.  Lafayette led French assistance of the American Revolution at a cost to the French treasury that led to the French Revolution after a Queen of France advised letting the hungry French eat cake.  And Lafayette square is a place where many homeless people sleep as they do on Boston Common.

Originally Boston Common was a common pasture for English Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, but they also hanged a woman on it for not being a Puritan but a Quaker, and to train themselves to kill natives of the land.

 

Denial and demographics - 21 June 2016

The basic premise of Judaism is that God prefers the descendants of one of the thirteen children of Israel to all the other humans he created and promised to help them kill other humans to take their homeland from them.  So ask yourself why less than a quarter of a percent of humans call themselves Judaic, while nearly a third of humans call themselves Christian, while about a fifth of them call themselves Islamic.  Imagine how many humans would call themselves Judaic if the scriptures of Christianity and Islam didn’t promote the scripture of Judaism.

ISIS is radical but not Islamic.  Nearly every person it’s killed is Islamic.  Calling ISIS or any terrorist radical Islamic requires either ignorance or lying.  And the desperately disparate people ISIS recruits are radical before they find ISIS propaganda.  And they don’t convert to Islam but to hypocrisy.

And mass media promote all that by such as calling Islam ideology while calling Christianity and Judaism religion.

 

Our slow boats from history - 20 June 2016

Both John Kerry and John McCain responded to Vietnam in unproductive ways.  Kerry killed a Vietnamese soldier by shooting him while he was trying to run away after another United States combatant shot him, and he begged a Silver Star for that and a Purple Heart for wounding himself by throwing a grenade into a pile of rice, to cut his time there by two thirds to return to the United States and protest the behavior of people who stayed.  McCain killed not on the ground but from the sky, until Vietnamese combatants shot him down and imprisoned him, making him xenophobic besides bellicose.

And a similarity between Vietnam and Afghanistan is that neither government was an international problem before the United States government used them as pawns against the Soviet government in the Cold war.  And what we’re calling the war on terror is war against people trying to defend themselves against our supporting the international violence Israel has inflicted throughout the Middle East since the United Nations called it Israel.  And Kerry and McCain are supporting that murderous bipartisan bigotry.

And what Terrorist Trump supporters call telling it like it is is supporting that insanity, which includes accusing Obama of being a terrorist because he refuses to support Dingdong Donald’s notion of democracy.  And our mass news media are capitalizing on the discord by ignoring history and the fact that political parties change their platforms to fit voting trends.  Democrats and Republicans swapped platforms in the sixties.    

 

The misdirection of national intelligence - 19 June 2016

A CNN pundit said that the appeal of Terrorist Trump is that he “tells it like it is” and that no politician has done that for years.  Facts are that Obama tells how things are and that Trump and other politicians say things are not as they are and accuse Obama of being a terrorist because he points out plain sense.  And their main method for that misrepresentation is ignoring dictionaries and scriptures to promote the fiction of bigotry.

And such fiction created the war in Vietnam and motivated the civil rights movement of the sixties.  And that killed more people, both in the United States and in Vietnam, than the war on terror has killed anywhere.  And, if the current bipartisan hypocrisy continues much longer, our government shall again kill college students as it did at Kent State.

Women are now the majority of college students, and the proportion of racial minority and homosexual college students is increasing, and so is the proportion of first generation immigrants that includes mostly Mexicans and also includes Muslims.

 

The horns of our dilemmas - 18 June 2016

One day the Sheriff of Florida’s Orange County held press conferences concerning a crazy person calling himself Islamic killing adults, and the next day he held press conferences concerning an alligator killing a child, and he treat both as crimes requiring punishment.

Reporters asked whether the Sheriff had identified the alligator, and the Sheriff said an investigation was in process to identify it and apprehend it, but he didn’t say whether the alligator would have a fair trial.

I’m trying to figure out how the San Francisco neighborhood of Haight and Ashbury has remained Hashbury a half century.

 

Ears neither hearing nor understanding - 17 June 2016

Tuesday Obama again made plain why years ago he stopped calling terrorism Islamic. He pointed out that it effectually declares war against more than a billion peaceful people and that it violates the Constitution of the United States and that not slandering those people is strategically essential to maintaining the support of legitimate Islamic nations and the Muslims serving honorably in the United States’ military services.  But the Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security of our House of Representatives claimed immediately after that Obama’s strategy against terrorism began weeks ago.

And what Obama said was not only against Terrorist Trump but also against that Congressman and against the Chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence and against Cackle Clinton.  But media and government pundits on each of the six main television networks are calling his speech a partisan attack on Dingdong Donald.  And Cackle Clinton took the lead in promoting that ignorance of Obama’s obvious point.

All anyone needs to do to be politically correct and in accordance with any effective strategy against terrorism and factual is to stop calling ISIS and other terrorists lying about Islam Islamic and start calling them terrorists calling themselves Islamic.

 

Spinning - 16 June 2016

We should note that each of CNN’s three most prominent reporters, Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, is Judaic.  And we should note that the Qur’an promotes the Gospels and the Torah and complains against Christianity and Judaism only by saying that Christians and Jews ignore their own prophets.  And we should note that the people who assassinated Mohandas Gandhi were Hindus protesting letting Muslims go.

 “FBI: ‘This killer was radicalized,’” said a banner beneath CNN’s airing of the FBI Director talking about the killing in Orlando.  Facts are that Comey began that sentence by saying that some circumstances suggested that and that he also said that that the killer claimed affiliation with organizations and sects that are mortal enemies of one another and that the killer said he hoped police would kill his family to make him a martyr.  That guy had no affiliation, with Islam or his family or anyone else, and he his radicalization had him seeking any rationale to kill, and CNN bias gave him many.

His father was a homophobic immigrant from Afghanistan.  Four decades of horror in Afghanistan give him a legitimate complaint against the United States government, but his homophobia is a more likely factor in radicalizing his son, whom others have said was homosexual.  In every mass killing, mass media ignore how the killer became what he was, and an example is the fact that the Oklahoma City bomber was an altar boy.

 

The killing fields - 15 June 2016

Ignorant media and government pundits blamed the killing in Orlando on Islam and Obama the day it occurred.  A Florida Congressman said Obama refuses to call anything terrorism, and a former Assistant Director of the FBI said that killing homosexuals is part of Islamic ideology, and both of those assertions ignore facts available to anyone.  Because the Qur’an forbids terrorism, Obama doesn’t call terrorism Islamic, but he calls it what it is.  And the Torah, and not the Qur’an, says homosexuals should die.  And now Cackle Clinton is agreeing with Terrorist Trump.

And, of course, CNN’s Judaic Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash pointed out Clinton’s jumping on the anti-Islamic bandwagon.  And another obvious fact is that ISIS is a terrorist organization that kills far more Muslims and Christians than Jews.  And another obvious fact is that Obama consistently calls ISIS a terrorist organization.

People thinking ISIS is Islamic are like people thinking Tom Cruise is Samurai.

 

The little bighorns - 14 June 2016

Let’s compare the ignorance of Dingdong Donald supporters to the ignorance of Heehaw Hillary supporters.  Many Trump supporters quit school early out of laziness and resent the success of more responsible people and seek excuses to think anyone is inferior to them.  Many Clinton supporters have university degrees but in fields in which remuneration depends more on selling their opinions than on being generally useful.

Terrorist Trump supporters tend to call their ignorance common sense while Cackle Clinton supporters tend to call their ignorance intelligence.  Donald’s supporters tend to be Reagan Republicans and Jefferson Davis Democrats while Hillary supporters tend to be Kennedy Democrats and Abraham Lincoln Republicans.  But most of each are partisan bigots ignoring the history or current events that tell what that means.

The Democratic Party was not only for the Confederacy of slavery but also for the Trail of Tears and against the Little Rock Nine and crossing the bridge at Selma.  The Republican Party was not only for the Union against slavery but also for deploying the 101st Airborne Division to keep the Arkansas National Guard from keeping the Little Rock Nine out of school.  And Johnson started the war Nixon stopped.   

 

Accepting your gifts - 13 June 2016

Bubba Bill, who told us to doubt what “is” is while his political party called him the first black President, said at the funeral for Muhammad Ali that Ali decided at an early age to be what he wasn’t.  That may be true of Bogus Bill, but others at Ali’ funeral said that Ali always was what he was, and that he always tried to inspire others to be what they were.  And Baloney Bill also said at the funeral that Ali once held fingers indicating the devil’s horns behind Bubba’s head while he pompously spoke.  Perhaps Ali invited Bill to the funeral hoping he might be good for something.  Ali planned his own funeral.

Bubba also was the only person to walk about the stage shaking hands with the eight leaders of different religions Ali asked to be there.  The oldest daughter of Malcolm X also spoke at the funeral, and her message was a plea for ecumenical peace, “by any means necessary.”  But Bubba also used African Methodist Episcopalian Rosa Parks to aggrandize him before her death.

We can hope that we the people of the United States and other nations shall heed the other speakers at Ali’s funeral and see that Arkansas Bubba’s Rhodes Scholar hypocrisy is what it is.

 

Achilles sulking in his tent - 12 June 2016

Terrorist Trump trumps hypocrisy.  He’s honest to the extent that he doesn’t hide how crazy he is.  And what’s most dangerous in that is how many people are crazy enough to say that he “tells it like it is.”  But also dangerous is the partisan bigotry that has people who aren’t as crazy supporting him.  And also dangerous are people nearly as crazy trying to denigrate him by emulating him.  Elizabeth Warren said all his “is” is.

But Warren “endorsed” Cackle Clinton, who’s campaigning in leather pantsuits tacitly, saying she agrees with Hunter Huckabee’s saying that guns are a “God-given right.”  And, in an interview with Rachel Maddow, Warren misrepresented some of what Dingdong Donald has said, as though accurately representing what he said won’t make his terrorism obvious, while Maddow did the same.  Telling what “is” is all anyone needs.

We have people dying all over earth while we dramatize nonsense.  Pharmaceutical companies, by pushing drugs by dramatizing them on television, promote the illegal drug cartels.  And no industry has a higher monetary profit margin than sports, and sports are models for war employing players using drugs legal and illegal, and parents call them role models for their children as though playing roles is all that “is” should be.

 

How does your garden grow? - 11 June 2016

The Bible says that God promised the Israelites a land of milk and honey and to help them destroy its inhabitants if the Israelites obey God’s commandments.  But it also says that the Israelites didn’t obey his commandments and that he didn’t destroy the land’s inhabitants but let the strife continue for generations and eventually let other people take the Israelites into captivity in another land.  Now consider Irgun and ISIS and all the other Judaic violations of the Ten Commandments since the slaughter of noncombatants Menachem Begin led at the King David Hotel instigating all terrorism.

And, similarly, a song calls Mexico a land of beauty where gardenias grow, but drug cartels have made it a land of horror where opium and cocaine and marijuana grow, and we the people of the land of the free are blaming the people of Mexico for the effects on both them and us of our buying that stuff.

And we’re supporting what Israelis are doing to the people of the holy land and blaming it on the people trying to defend themselves from it.     

 

Hypocrite Huckabee and God-given rights - 10 June 2016

The accusations from Terrorist Trump against Judge Curiel aren’t racist.  The people of Mexico, like the people of the United States, are of many races.  But the word “bigotry” originated with nationalist strife between Normandy and England, and Dingdong Donald is accusing the judge of supporting Curiel’s parents’ former nation against Curiel’s current nation, and that limits the rationality of those silly accusations to the law suit.

But bigotry always depends on ignorance and irrationality.  “She’s kept her head through incredible crises,” said former congresswoman Pat Schroeder of Heehaw Hillary, but fact is that Cackle Clinton literally fell on her head to avoid answering questions regarding Benghazi.  So sexism, in either direction, is no exception.

And, since the word “bigot” etymologically means “by God,” the craziest kind of bigotry may be that some people say God gave man dominion over the beasts, while other people worship idols in forms of beasts and call them gods.

 

Trading off freedom - 9 June 2016

“He’s got to move his game up to be a potential leader,” said Goofy Gingrich of Terrorist Trump as Cackle Clinton said he needs to change his tone, as though changing one’s game or tone changes one’s character.

But they’re all bigotry, and the success of their bigotry depends on the bigotry of the electorate, and so does the success of other pundits.  Both government and media pundits measure tragedy by how many Americans it hurts, and mass media ratings depend on that also.  We the people literally buy the bigotry of nationalism.

And we citizens of the United States extend our bigotry to calling ourselves Americans as though citizens of the other nations of the Americas, North and Central and  South America, are un-American.

 

Cecil Rhodes scholarship - 8 June 2016

Politically and personally, Heehaw Hillary’s primary problem is that she’s one of Bubba Bill’s bimbos, and Dingdong Donald’s is his not defining his bigotry brand.  Terrorist Trump is correct in saying that her political position is on her husband’s coattails, but he’s also a sexist and a racist and a nationalist and many other kinds of bigot, but partisanship isn’t on his list.  That is, his bigotry isn’t particular to any party, as is hers.

But neither is Bubba Bill’s.  Note that William Jefferson Davis Clinton blew off Hillamneycare when he was president and supported it only to have us calling it Obamacare and that he’s an absentee landlord in Harlem.  He’s a southern democrat.

Coretta King and Betty Shabazz carried their husbands’ banner because it was theirs.

 

Denying the definition of denigration - 7 June 2016

A mass media pundit said of Muhammad Ali’s saying he was going to fight a “gorilla in Manilla” that it was racist but that Ali could “get away with it” because he was “black.”  The pundit, and not Ali, was saying essentially that the color of humans of African descent makes them comparable to gorillas and that Ali could say that because he’s comparable to a gorilla.  Gorillas are also bigger and stronger than humans of any color.

And such pundits also said that Malcolm X, by saying that African Americans should receive their unalienable rights “by any means necessary,” meant that murderous violence was a means necessary.  Both Malcolm and Muhammad were Islamic members of the Nation of Islam, and Malcolm denounced that organization when he learned its leader wasn’t Islamic.  And such pundits politically incorrectly ignore that.

And similarly politically incorrect are pundits calling Cackle Clinton a feminist.  Compare her to a couple of medieval women, Clothilde of Reims making her husband the first Christian king of the Franks, and Jehanne of Domremy saving her homeland from a century of foreign invasion in less than three months by leading men politically and militarily.  Heehaw Hillary is standing by Bubba Bill as he stands by his anti-feminism.

 

The state of union dues - 6 June 2016

The mealy mouthing media are feeding fodder to Terrorist Trump.  Their criticism of him is in terms that he can easily mock, and Cackle Clinton’s saying he shouldn’t have been happy about being able to capitalize on the housing bust is an example of how that works, in that no reasonably attentive person thinks Heehaw Hillary is less mercenary or more compassionate than Dingdong Donald.  And mass media are entirely commercial.

Now watch the media and government pundits responding to the death of Muhammad Ali, how they’re saying his pacifism outside the ring wasn’t Islamic as they say Malcolm X said the means necessary is violence, associating them with Farrakhan’s hypocrisy.

They capitalize on ignorance as the Camelot Kennedys capitalized on bootlegging. 

 

Lesser of two button pushers - 5 June 2016

Now TV “reporters” are saying that again commercializing patriotism, in the month between Memorial Day and Independence Day, is because of inspiration from Dingdong Donald.

And other TV “reporters” are saying that Heehaw Hillary has “cracked his code” by keeping from cackling while delivering in Cubio Rubio diction danger of electing a terrorist obvious to any reasonable and attentive voter.

Terrorist Trump is correct in claiming that the only reason Cackle Clinton is a candidate to be Commander in Chief is that she’s stood by Bubba Bill’s questioning what feminism “is.”   

 

Taking from Caesar - 4 June 2016

Peter King’s pandering to Terrorist Trump with Goofy Gingrich and other Republicans may be an indication that Dingdong Donald or Heehaw Hillary may give something wonderful to the United States and all of Earth.  Electing either will give control of Congress to people opposing them probably to the extent of enabling Congress to override all Presidential vetoes.  And that’s exactly the shakeup we the people need.

It’ll be a grass roots revolution.  The current establishment, the hypocritical legacies of Strom Thurmond and Camelot Kennedy, will be out the door with their representatives and the bipartisan fiscal corruption that hitches rides on their bandwagons.  The new and nave in Congress will be the de facto Presidency.

And the new kids may arrive on the block with a new kind of punditry that won’t emulate the media pundit establishment.  They may be not only rebellious but also open to facts.  Imagine how that would shake.

 

Fees and findings, foes and fumbling, fraud - 3 June 2016

The Bible says slings were military weapons in the time of David.  And it says Saul’s servants who told him David was a harpist who could cheer him also told him David was a mighty man of valor.  But Sunday school teachers tell children he was a child when he slung a stone into Goliath’s forehead and drew Goliath’s sword from its scabbard and used it to decapitate him.

The reason Heehaw Hillary and the media and government pundits trying to compete with Dingdong Donald are failing is the reason Cubio Rubio is a loser in the state for which he’s a United States senator.  They’re like Terrorist Trump, less audaciously but not more honestly, doing what he says they do while so does he.  The whole thing’s a “reality” show.

And now that Libertarian clown Gary Johnson has selected Big Dig Bill Weld to try to be his Vice President.  Weld hasn’t been politically competitive since he resigned from being Massachusetts Governor to campaign to be Ambassador to Mexico.  And his Big Dig corruption cost him that campaign and probably would have his reelection.

 

Ranting, rationalizing, raving - 2 June 2016

Why is the Gospel of the Magdalena not in the Bible?  Why did Pharisee Saul of Tarsus say in the Bible that women shouldn’t talk in church?  Why did Paul’s apostle Luke say in the Book of Acts of the Apostles that God killed a husband and wife for keep some of their proceeds from selling their property for their living? How is not permitting nuns and priests to marry not contraception?  What, in God’s name, are Christian’s family values?

And how about that debate over killing the gorilla who helped the child who fell into his home!  Some of those humans are trying to blame the child’s parents while others of them are trying to blame the zoo!  And mass media humans, while showing video of the child showing no fear, call the gorilla’s pulling him through the water dragging him!

The Bible says God gave man dominion not only over the beasts but also over women and over other men to kill them for their land, while Jews and Christians and Muslims agree with that while disagreeing with disagreement with it, in the same scriptures.

 

Wages and war - 1 June 2016

Etymologically the word “conspiracy” refers to breathing together while colloquially it refers to working together.  Terrorist Trump works with others only if he thinks doing that will profit him, and the nearest thing to a conspiracy theory he’s asserted is his lie that thousands of Muslims stood together on roofs in New Jersey, cheering the fall of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11.  But media and government pundits are spewing together in a bipartisan effort to label him a conspiracy theorist while we suck it up.

So consider our conspiracy to call monetary wealth the American dream.  The millionaire mother of that kid who killed four people by driving drunk used some of the monetary wealth she didn’t spend on spoiling him to try to help him escape to Mexico while Terrorist Trump was calling Mexicans trying to escape poverty there rapists and drug dealers.  And consider what we know of the life and death of JonBent Ramsey.

Life is a conspiracy, a conspiracy ordinarily under the dominion of competitive greed, ranging from capitalism to Christianity.  We worship Mammon in the name of God and teach that to our children and call our bigotry partisanship and sports.  And another bipartisan conspiracy was denigrating Obama’s compassion for Hiroshima.

 

Afghanistan without kings or communists or theology:


Ashes and Dust
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Angels, a work in regress and progress .
 

Kim - a 1901 novel

Were all on Earth claiming or denying any sectarian religion to set aside their bigotry long enough to read this book carefully, they would lead the rest of us to understand and enjoy one another, and stop waging war.

 

The Red Tent - a 1997 novel

This is a beautiful book, a song from the spirit of bold-faced truth, selah.

 

Philomena - a 2013 film

A danger of this wonderfully accurate presentation is that other poor people might regard the heroine’s continuing loyalty to the Church as promoting such.  Saul of Tarsus suckered Jesus’ disciples into perverting Jesus’ ideals into the mammon mongering and power grubbing we now call Christianity.  And that perversion intimidated that poor woman and keeps intimidating countless others into paying to burn candles in fear for God’s eternal goodness to goodness.

 

Oranges and Sunshine - a 2011 film

This is a love story.  British and Australian government conspired to kidnap about 130,000 children and ship them from Britain to Australia for agricultural and sexual slavery.  This movie depicts the heroic efforts of one loving woman standing against all odds to return those children to whatever remained of what they’d loved.

What we the people of the United States call Jacksonian democracy was President Andrew Jackson’s telling the Governor of Georgia to ignore the United States Supreme Court’s support for the unalienable rights of the natives of the eastern side of this continent and kidnap many thousands of them and send them to the western side of this continent.

Decades after kidnapping the children, the British and Australian governments apologized to the children they’d kidnapped and enslaved and raped, but the United States government has never apologized to the thousands of men and women and children they kidnapped and killed by what reasonable people call the trail of tears.

 

Wrong is Right - a 1982 film

Every politician or soldier, every media executive or producer, every news media anchor or reporter, every sexist or racist or nationalist or Republican voter or Democrat voter, every Yankees fan or Red Socks fan and every other bigot picking one side against all other sides, for no reason other than putting his or her interests above all others’, without regard to history or common decency or other facts, should see this presentation and go back to school.

 

Modern Times a 1936 Film

Suddenly we live in a time long past the political issues of this film.  We have risen from all that to a complacency that has us calling communication tweeting and sexual companionship hooking up.  Such is how Greece and Rome fell.

 

Catch a Fire - a 2006 film

This film implies that white communists fronted Nelson Mandela and that he was sexually promiscuous, more than forty years after J. Edgar Hoover used the same approach against the junior Martin Luther King, and less than three years before Dirty Harry implied that a white soccer player saved South Africa.

 

Nixon - a 1995 film

This film begins with the correct caveat that it isn't the whole truth and may wholly misrepresent any truth, and the next screen quotes the evangel Matthew quoting Jesus, implying that Nixon sold his soul.  CNN calls Oliver Stone a controversial director, after his wife has turned the American Broadcasting Company's evening news into an all Advil Oprah drugh opera, like Stone's movies.

Whether or not Nixon told his mother to think of him as her faithful dog, a fact Stone tries to soap or drug is that Nixon ended Johnson's insane war.  History allows no excuse for either Nixon's hubris or stones.  Or Hirohito's or Truman's or Kennedy's or Hoover's.

History allows no excuse for Hitler or Netanyahu.  Democracy needs objective reporting from ABC to Hollywood.  Stone is at least as contra-factual as Nixon.

 

Avatar - a 2009 film

The weirdest thing about this film is that nearly every mass media critic said its point was commercial technological superiority.  The point fair watchers find from this film is that technology should serve democracy, not superiority or demagoguery, not alienation.  Families risk death to flee Mexico to pick fruit for the free and legally republican citizens of the United States.

And, instead of welcoming them, the people too lazy to do such work create laws to keep them out.  They say that those people who can't afford immigration lawyers should not be allowed to attend their tea party.  They call fruit pickers drug dealers to get them out of their faces.

America, the land illegal immigrants stole from its natives, allows a population that sucks up to advertizing that it should be all Advil, while calling people not on Face Book degenerate.

 

Network - a 1976 film

Netflix, a generation after this film appeared, bills it as a prediction.  What it is is a fact of human life, recognizing that Jewish gold and Arabic black gold are no different in their effect on the ecumenical economy, the power of abstraction to make humans value hubris more than their lives.  It sold Archie Bunker and Tide as it sells Oprah Winfrey and Tylenol.

 

The Devil's Arithmetic - a 1999 film

The Israelis should remember the holocaust when they do what they're doing to the Palestinians.  Arithmetic is that the Israelis keep building settlements while the United States tells them to stop building but never to dismantle.  The "com" in compassion means with, and so compassion is a two way street and not a path of vengeance, and the Palestinians are more Semitic than the Israelis and neither German nor Egyptian.  Nothing is more holy than home, and God made the land three religions call holy the homeland of  people of many religions, long before crusades or jihads or the unprovoked Jericho slaughter.  And the land of the free calls the Israeli theocracy, Irgun terrorizing Fatah, democracy.

 

The Celestine Prophecy - a 1993 novel and a 2006 film

The novel is one of the few books whose promise bore out so poorly from its beginning that I couldn’t finish reading it.  And the film was more inane, beginning with someone saying he was a history teacher responding to someone saying he was an archeologist saying that the early church had buried the title prophecy in the 6th century A.D., by suggesting that Franciscans might have done it.  Francis began his life in the 12th century A.D.

The title prophecy says that the present millennium shall begin with people’s recognizing the violence that has pervaded history and stopping it.  Instead, the new millennium has begun with the historical inaccuracy of the Da Vinci Code making it the most selling novel of the first decade of this millennium.  But maybe we can take hope from that.

The prosperity of the last decade of the second millennium after Christ caused the recession of the first decade of the third millennium after Christ.  We hope that that might force teachers and students and everyone else to work for all living for awhile.

 

 

The Ten Commandments a 1966 film

This film begins with its producer saying its basis is scripture and historical documents and that Moses’ accomplishment was to free people from slavery   Next, the film misquotes the Torah and says Pharaoh’s daughter named him Moses because she drew him from water.  “Moses” is from Egyptian for “son”.

Dan Brown admits The Da Vinci Code to be fiction and still has nothing on Cecil B. DeMille for hogwash misrepresenting the Bible and history, and so we have to ask why this film raised no Roman Catholic outrage.  We’re thinking that maybe it’s sexism, since nearly no female character in it shows any purpose other than to fawn over men to give them sons or suck.  But the next question, after how the Motion Picture Association of America ignores its violence to rate it G, is why no Judaic outrage.  We’re thinking the Chosen might still be choosing the golden calf over the Ten Commandments, with help called Christian. 

The Bible says  the Israelites did to the Midianites, the people it says took Moses in and gave him their king’s daughter, worse than what Egypt did to them and worse than what the Nazis did to the Jews.  Maybe Israel let the film slide because it glosses over that and what Israel keeps trying to do to the Palestinians.

 

On the Trail of the Assassins - a 1978 book

The author, Jim Garrison, Orleans Parish District Attorney, the only person to prosecute anyone for the assassination of J. F. K., is as crazy as Ann Coulter and the persons he accuses, if he wrote the book.  The book falls apart in many ways incidental to Garrison's hubris or paranoia.

One way is by its inclusion of the terms “false sponsor” and “sheep-dipping”.  The people Garrison tracked must have been sheep-dipped false sponsors, as he must have been on the other side of the coin his book flips like dice.  The people he accuses range from the CIA to Johnny Carson, as though that huge body of people could have kept such complicity from the huge body of people with whom they associate, and so on to all of Earth.

Another way is in its assignment of motive, a factor essential to any prosecution in court.  Garrison would have us believe that hundreds of people in a dozen government agencies conspired against Kennedy on the basis of their belief that he was going to prevent the war in Vietnam.  Besides the question of why anyone wouldn’t like that, a fact is that Kennedy sent more troops to Vietnam than Eisenhower had.  We suspect a more obvious motive for that assassination, far beyond New Orleans.

Kennedy killed those people at the Bay of Pigs, by changing the original CIA plan and refusing to accept responsibility.  Kennedy changed United States relations with the Soviet Union from checkers to the verge of nuclear destruction of all life.  So, a few genuinely concerned persons at top levels of the Soviet and United States governments killed him to prevent that destruction.  The false sponsors must have been after the fact.   

I have no doubt that the assassination was a conspiracy, as we agree that Oswald couldn’t have done all the shooting.  But the human resources management of the deed must have been more constrained, leaving the smoke and mirrors the book sells to people as crazy as Garrison.

 

Idocracy - a 2005 film

This film predicts a future when people try to grow crops with Gatorade, where the hero saves the world by watering the crops.  In the present, people calling themselves environmentalist are trying to save the world by putting corn into gas tanks, while people around the world are starving.

That hero's name is Not Sure, while in this day and age people claiming to be smart say they're not sure, when truth they know is that they simply don't know.  Those people are the people who say we should do something for the people of Darfur while saying we shouldn't have done anything for the people of Iraq.  They are people like Mitt Romney and John Kerry, like Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Those people are the people who put criminals above persons, who haven't had a chance to choose life better than crime and say their choice is compassionate, liberal.  As this film indicates, those people are already taking their world into the dust this film predicts.

 

 

Across the Universe a 2006 Film

The Beatles are a microcosm.  Kids sing about holding hands until they acquire power, and then they let go of their friends’ hands and their own minds, for what Solomon called vanity.  Like Greece and Rome, the United States were a world power before they alienated their kids in Birmingham and Vietnam, and those children turned their nation into an escape from everything.

The Beatles said they named themselves for the Beatitudes, before they turned to drugs, or after they rode them, to compromise, for fame.  Now, Lennon is dead, and McCartney is white bread, and the First World is all Advil.  Now, Lenin is dead, while Liverpool and the Irish suffer.  Viva Las Vegas, the ways of the world.

Irish and Iraqi suffer for no reason beyond the I in their names, as Israel suffers for no reason more than that humans prefer bigotry and drugs to the Ten Commandments, from the diamond minors in South Africa to the diamond merchants in New York, to you inactivists.

 

The Cotton Club - a 1984 film

My favorite lines in that film are from a white couple entering the club.  The white man says, “At least they don’t let niggers in here!”  The white woman asks, “They don’t let them into their own club?”

So Richard Gere gets billing over Gregory Hynes, two decades after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and now two more decades have passed, making more than forty years.  Bootleggers like the Kennedy’s owned Harlem in the roaring twenties, and now the Clintons have moved in!  How long, O Lord?

Now we’re engaged in a great civil war, to see whether Obama can run the Clintons out of Harlem, and the Whitehouse.  Cotton is white, while pickers are black, and now black has another fight to pick.

 

The Order of the Phoenix - a 2007 film

Harry Potter answered a question most of us think impossible.  The way to world peace is through the understanding that is friendship.

Nearly everyone claiming a religion claims it as a superstition, although every founder of every remaining major religion argued mainly one point, the sharing essential to prosperity, loving one’s neighbor.

Terror isn’t Islamic, as it isn’t Mosaic or Christian.  Terror comes from such as Crusades and Jihads.  Terror is in what Joshua did and in what Osama Bin Laden is doing and in what Hitler did and in what Israel is doing.  It's in what every bigot does, and it won’t stop until all of us stop trying to blame it on Moses or Muhammad or Jesus, on everyone but ourselves. 

It won’t stop until we stop making excuses to covet our neighbors’ land, until we stop perverting the teachings of the founders of our religions from the Rishi’s to Muhammad, into ignorance of them.

Only then shall we have something worth fighting for, and stop fighting.  The essential weapon for peace is not secret.  It’s plain.

 

The Last Hangman a 2005 film

Tolstoi said, in War and Peace, that the cause of the Napoleonic Wars was the first French corporal.  This film says the same, that the cause of killing is rationalizing some excuse for it, be it vengeance or following orders, or supporting one’s country, or one’s family, or oneself.  This film also says that we’re all in that craziness together, but it does not loudly enough say that, were each of us to refuse, it would all stop.  Snail darters would die of their own accord, and they and all else could rest in peace.  That Pierrepoint fellow was not the last hangman.

 

Meditation XVII - a 1623 sermon

John Donne, not Jack Kennedy or Ernest Hemingway, said this:  "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were: any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."

 

The Wind that Shakes the Barley - a 2006 film

This film shows that Ireland and Iraq are similar far beyond the fact that the names of both countries begin with "Ir" when written in the Roman alphabet.  Ireland means anger land, and anger dominates both countries.  And so does greed.

When an Irishman told us that the strife between Catholics and Protestants in his country has nothing to do with religion, we didn't understand.  This film explains.

And neither is the strife between Sunnis and Shiites in Iraq religious, and nor is Israel.

 

Eight Men Out a 1988 film

Consider the operant steps in this plot.  A team conspires to throw the World Series because its members think they’re underpaid.  Late in the series they decided not to throw the series because the bookies aren’t paying them.  None of them considers his family’s welfare until a thug for the bookies threatens to kill one’s wife.  A judge a salary offer before accepting responsibility for correcting all that.  A kid asks one of the players to say the mess ain’t so about baseball.  Joe, it was so in all professional sports then, and it’s so now.

 

Palestine: Peace, not Apartheid a 2006 book

Although Mr. Carter writes from the point of view and with the tone of his claim to Christianity, sometimes uses words and phrases particular to popular expression of persons calling themselves Christians, and occasionally points out facts particular to such persons, this book is nearly all factual.  That is, rather than expressing opinions, it mostly points out circumstances and events verifiable through public records.  Yet, it has a reputation for being controversial.

Of course the reason is that few people bother to differentiate between facts and opinions, because most people are as opinionated and biased as some say Jimmy Carter is, and few people bother to research public facts, much less see for themselves, as Mr. Carter has.  In fact, if the book has any shortcoming, it’s that Mr. Carter doesn’t succinctly point out the most significant facts defining the situation.

Those facts are: that Israelites or Israelis have been oppressing Philistines or Palestinians since the battle of Jericho, an onslaught with no provocation whatsoever; that Israelis have killed far more people and broken far more promises than Palestinians have; and that the 1967 Israeli state was not one nation until 1949.

Moreover, if that former head of government of the United States of America were to carry religious metaphors in defense of the United States of America, he might have pointed out how David defeated Goliath’s superior physical size.

Now, Israel has nuclear weapons and air superiority through military aid from first world nations, as European nations took superior weapon technology on the Crusades.

So, now, Islam is continuing Saladin's jihad, against the world whose trade center is now Wall Street.

All a president needs to do to stop the terror is be fair.

Smart is truth, beauty.

 

The Sound of Music - a 1965 film

This film, set at the beginning of World War II, screened at the beginning of the United States presidency's escalation of Truman's advisory mission in Vietnam into a full scale war Nixon would would end.

Three years earlier, West Side Story screened, asking the same questions.  One film is about nations, while the other is about gangs while the only difference is scale, while presidents have ignored the politics of both.

Both films, in retrospect, should cause us to ask why they didn't change humanity's prospects.  That is, we should ask why we care more now about American Idols than about the ordinary people of Iraq or Darfur.

Both films have iconic weaknesses.  In one, a poor nun saves a family of aristocrats, and the other's title suggests that west is better than east.  But the two share an eminently importantly iconic question.

How do you solve a problem like Maria?

The Time of Your Life - a 1948 film

This film set the theme for the best of Hollywood since.  We had a problem with its epitaph, when the bar owner took the sign out of the window inviting folks in to be themselves and tore it in two, saying that enough is enough.  But then we remembered that integrity is always exactly enough and shouldn't need a reminder!  What's your dream?

 

Shinea 1996 film

Nothing is more important than music.  Nothing is more important than the harmony of inspiration.  This film says that.

The horror of the holocaust lives on, from the horror of the captivity.  This film tries to deliver a lesson to the Germans and the Egyptians, and the Israelis, all of us.  The holy land is hardly holy, despite how the sun shines on Karn Hattin.  Why don't Christians visit the Mount of Beatitudes?

In the sixties, when the great society sent millions of Americans to kill Vietnamese doing nothing but trying to live their lives as best they could, a popular song borrowed a melody from Rachminov s second piano concerto and assigned it the lyrics “When I was young, I never needed anyone.  Making love was just for fun.  Those days are done.”

Rachmaninov’s third piano concert is more difficult to play than his second while his second, played more in the film, is more sweet.  And popular music is more sweet now, in the war on terror that has made Bethlehem a combat zone.  How is Christ's birthplace in the shadow of death?

Astrology, psychology, stars and butterflies, what life comes down to is common sense.  This film is quite lovely.

 

somewhere i have never traveled, gladly beyond - a 1931 poem

A Harvard poet wrote that poem between the two world wars, between his imprisonment in France for driving an ambulance and German imprisonment of France for nothing.

Films we find near to that poem are The Painted Veil and The Tiger and the Snow.  Both films show what love between two people should be, as they show what love is.

Imagine Nero walking the Great Wall, if you wish such as that.  We all must remember that our enormous room is a small roe's chest.  Otherwise we cannot love.

 

 

Paradise Road - a 1997 film

"Oh, my dear, that's one to tell your grand children. . . .  Don't worry:  I love God, even though I sometimes don't know what he's doing. . . .  Love is like a flame; it burns and is visible to all. . . .  None of us will ever leave Sumatra. . . . Amen."

 

Bound for Glorya 1943 autobiography

This book is exactly an autobiography.  Other works in that genre try to explain the effect of the life in question on others’ lives.  This book tells succinctly how Woody Guthrie grew to produce his effect.  Woody and his story are works of dynamic integrity.  We need to listen, closely.

Woody Guthrie was communist, in the sense that we all should share God's bounty.  He was not a Marxist or a Leninist or a Stalinist.  Nor was he a Washingtonist or a Jeffersonist.

Nor was he an Amerigo Vespugian or a Paulist or any other kind of excuse for a name.

 

Reflections of a Cold Warrior and From the Shadows 1996 memoires

Both authors were at the top level of the Central Intelligence Agency.  One planned the U2 project and the operation Kennedy turned into the debacle at Bay of Pigs.  The other, recruited into the agency from college during the Johnson administration, worked his way up to directing the agency during the first Bush administration.  But the first declines to blame Kennedy for the mess he made, and the second hardly mentions the former Director of Central Intelligence who appointed him to that position while President, making both books smoke screens for coversion.  But any competent CIA analyst could synthesize truth from the details.

 

Jude the Obscure - an 1895 novel

"Because we are too many."

 

Babel - a 2006 film

With great technical and aesthetic prowess, this film shows how cheap and cowardly and stupid humans have become, the abstraction of the word “humanitarian”.  Many of its details and time lines don’t work together, but neither do many humans attend much to what’s in their faces, rationalizing private greed against public concern.  Journalists and politicians and doctors and lawyers keep trying to take advantage of the weakness of humans trying to be as suicidal, self-destructive, as they are.  One of the twelve tasks of Hercules was to kill the Titan Antaeus, the difficulty being that Antaeus regained his strength whenever he was down to Earth.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences keeps proving itself Herculean.  But most important are our children.  Note the dedication.

 

The Milagro Beanfield War a 1988 film

This was a Sundance production.  It’s set in New Mexico, the state of the united ones whose flag represents the sun.  Its theme is the power of the people, and it shows how humans can unite for the best of their life and love, against the power of humans who unite for smaller selves.

But it waves a rabbit dead to excuse firing to frighten humans.  Beans contain as much protein as animal meat, leaving killing cattle less practical than killing trees for golfing.  Humans eat like pigs, but we work harder at it.

This film promotes considering the lilies of the field, while it promotes eating sparrows.   It does not pass through the eye of the needle.  But it helps.

 

Hollywood Ending a 2002 film

In this film, Woody Allen closes his career by admitting the cause of his success, that he has catered to hypochondriacs, people who seek only pity.  Aristotle pointed out the technical difficulties of the staging of his time, and the French called those limitations an ideal and adhered to that absurdity long after Shakespeare freed the rest of us, and long after Eisenstein offered us Shakespeare’s best wishes, and now their pride is in ennui.  Cinema, at its best, goes straight to our hearts by opening our eyes, not by giving us more weak excuses.  In this film, Allen admits he has nothing on Eastwood.  And cinema is still beginning.  To show, to move.  Just see.

 

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter a 1940 novel

Richard Wright said that Ms. McCullers accepted blacks.  More recently, linguists have called the non-white grammar and diction of blacks the “negro non-standard dialect”.  African Americans no longer wish to be called Negroes, and Ms. McCullers did not accurately represent their dialect.  But she did faithfully represent the lonely hearts of the down and out!  Can Mick ever rediscover her music?

 

The Last Samurai - a 2003 film

What’s the difference between a protagonist and an antagonist?  This film is a story of redemption, a story of love for the best and worst of us.  If one can divorce oneself from merchandising and violence, this film is beautiful.   In its beginning, the protagonist is a soldier who failed to die in battle, a person dead of his past and living without future.  In the end, his horse’s head is above his, as he bows to “the peace all of us seek and few of us ever find.”

 

Sister of the Road - a 1937 novel

This is another beautiful book. The man who wrote it must have been in love. Maybe a little as Mark Twain must have been to write Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc.

 

War and Peace an 1869 novel

Tolstoy, while fathering thirteen children with a woman he married when she was half his age, is mostly about his love for her.  The last hundred-some pages of the book he wrote while she bore most of them try to justify the book otherwise, as an essay on war regardless of peace.  And, maybe so, he died leaving his wife, the mother of his children, to justify his thinking.  Many of us live and die that way.  We ignore our life.

 

"Nothing on Earth is worse than bigotry,
and bigotry cannot survive without hypocrisy."

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