Tag Archives: Freedom

Democracy… no, sadly it is not.

Thank you Sally for your courage. There are very few words here that I haven’t said myself, not that anyone was listening. My only disagreement would be on the views of Western Europe regarding the American Image. I’ve been living … Continue reading

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Poet for his time…

Noticing the twin flags on your car — flag of Confederacy, flag of Union; seeing that you’re heading into the same bar I’m going to; letting my hands brush my pockets — clipped-on knife, cell phone; checking for pepper gel … Continue reading

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Quotes of the day -Guillement du jour

Despite the passage of time, I find much relevance to the present. If any of these quotes speak to you, or make you think, it is what I hoped for. In addition to the quotes you find here, you will … Continue reading

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Nous sommes tous Charlie

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”   –  George Washington “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free … Continue reading

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Cartography

“You cannot control your own population by force, but it can be distracted by consumption.” – Noam Chomsky “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.”  –  Sinclair Lewis “International affairs is very … Continue reading

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Victory in Europe

Victory in Europe No I was not Even a gleam In my father’s eye As he marched into Paris Teeth clenched Jaw drawn tight It was years Before * Yet today I stood with My village And thought of Him … Continue reading

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