Tag Archives: Justice

state-of-the-art Slavery

Slavery has not gone away. Much depends on how you interpret “involuntary servitude”. Amendment XIII Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, … Continue reading

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And Speaking of Ho’s . . . .

Just sitting around out of my caffeinated mind listening to the inescapable Christmas music. A hypothetical question arose: Suppose you did in fact see your mommy kissing Santa Claus underneath the mistletoe last night. Would you really rat her out … Continue reading

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What is Justice?

(From a note originally written on Facebook, July 5, 2011.)   The case of Caylee Marie Anthony is as troubling to me as it is to the nation. This little girl met with foul play at the hands of a … Continue reading

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The Sun Never Rises

It was very hot and humid just the other night. I woke up with itchy arms; I’d developed a bit of heat rash. I applied some witch hazel and stepped outside, seeking cooler air. The night sky slowly brightened. So … Continue reading

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The American Flyer

It was back in the early days of public school desegregation and cross-town busing that a young, dare I say white, couple, living just down the block decided it was time to move out of town. Being as I am … Continue reading

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On Domestic Violence

Irony of ironies, there is an outcry in the mass media calling for an end to domestic violence. While such drama has existed throughout human history, the increase in the divorce rate over the past fifty years is clearly indicative … Continue reading

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Voting for Hillary is Voting for Bill

Stated in the simplest terms, voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton for president is unconstitutional. Her husband, William Jefferson Clinton, has already served two terms as President of the United States. According to the 22nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution he … Continue reading

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