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Nuclear Weapons, the Responsibility to Protect, and the Trump’s creepy “America First” ideology

Nuclear weapons did help save Americans/NATO and the Soviets/Chinese from killing each other in a “hot war” after World War Two was over. They didn’t end the war. Japan was already preparing to surrender to the Russians and this was known to the USA. What the bomb did is cause them to surrender to the … Continue reading

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Afghan activist Nemat Sadat tells his “coming out as gay story” on MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and Channel 5 United Kingdom in June during Pride Month

By the way, my gay atheist Afghan friend Nemat Sadat has just announced that he… “Wrapped up taping for MTV International about my coming out gay in the Afghan community and globally. The segment will air on MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and Channel 5 United Kingdom in June during Pride Month.” …should be great…hope I can … Continue reading

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Why “Christianity, capitalism, and democracy” cannot save us from Islamic extremist terrorism

Today I responded to the following comment regarding the recent murder of two men who were defending two young women from anti-Muslim hate speech on a train in Portland, Oregon: “If Islamic folks didn’t exist we wouldn’t have a problem at all in this world of ours. Christianity, capitalism and democracy rule….over and out.” My … Continue reading

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New music

I finally released a new single and hope to do so each month of 2017 until I have completed a new album. The first single, Magical Markets and Magical Mules (solo acoustic version) is a blues based solo acoustic guitar and vocal protest song about theocracy, both Christian and Islamic and superstition, both religious and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the possible elimination of ACA mandates by Trump’s Executive Order

I am very much in favor of doing away with the individual mandate to purchase expensive private health insurance. I am very much opposed to doing away with the mandates that those expensive health insurance plans cover pre-existing conditions. Unfortunately in the greed based system we are currently saddled with, the individual mandate is “necessary” … Continue reading