Tag Archives: Slavery

Jubilee – and the end of Our Civilization

My understanding of jubilee comes from the reading of the bible. Admittedly, the language of the bible in translation is often a muddy affair. It is, at best, poorly written, roughly translated, biased in interpretation and, all too often, entirely … Continue reading

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I Am Not Like Other Men

Betwixt my mother and my father there was no domestic violence. My mother was not a rebel and my father was the unchallenged head of our household (as recognized in the Population Schedule of the Census). My father’s word was … Continue reading

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Addiction

In the understanding and comprehension of an issue it sometimes helps to analyze or decompress a term or expression. Addiction is one such term. The prefix “ad” or “add” is simple enough to understand: A + B = C: but … Continue reading

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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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Check Fraud

Did God create man, or did man create god? We mock and make sport of the ancient gods of Greece and of Rome and countless lesser, much older, and much cruder gods. At what point in the great timeline of … Continue reading

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P is for Plantation

The term Plant on this factory entrance sign is an abbreviation, shorthand if you will, for the term Plantation. Insofar as labor is concerned, little has changed aside from the name. The term Plantation implies plants or crops of various … Continue reading

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Mass Communications

In the spring of 1974 I attended Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) full time under the so-called G.I. Bill of Rights. The year was hectic in so many ways; I was also working full time at a dirty job for … Continue reading

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