IN TIMES OF CRISIS, WHO WE ARE IS REVEALED. NONE OF US ARE ISLANDS UNTO OURSELVES; WE ARE ALL OF ONE COMMUNITY; THE DAYS OF EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF SHOULD BE OVER; SOLIDARITY OVERSHADOWS RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM;   As an introduction to what follows I am including here meditation XVII of John Donne: “No man is…

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Incredibly powerful piece from The Shalom Center…     Holy-Day Love Songs for Children in “Detention” Cages [Dear friends of all communities of love and Spirit, Hanukkah and Christmas are approaching.  Both holy times beckon us to Light and Love.  In “detention centers” that are really becoming concentration camps of illness and trauma, refugee and…

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From Chris Hedges via Truthdig: “The Democratic Party and its liberal supporters are perplexed. They presented hours of evidence of an impeachable offense — Perhaps journalists, by giving voice to opponents of impeachment—who do indeed live in a world not based in fact—created a false equivalency between truth and lies. [It might have been useful to…

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  Tarquinius Superbus makes himself King Tarquinius, The Arrogant, reigned from 535 BCE to 509 BCE. His tyrannical rule came to an abrupt end through a popular uprising. This marked the end of the seventh and final Roman monarch and the establishment of the Roman Republic. Tarquinius had gained the throne through the murder of…

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Fiona Hill, former White House adviser on Russia, said in her opening statement before the House Intelligence Committee that lawmakers were weaponizing “falsehoods” that advance Russian interests and distract from its aggression in eastern Europe and around the world. “I refuse to be part of an effort to legitimize an alternate narrative that the Ukrainian…

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Evening Coffee With Yeshaia Prophet On Channel DEF November 19, 2019 Volume 1 Yeshaia: Good Evening, ladies and gentlemen and boys and girls. This is the first of what I hope to be many broadcasts of Evening Coffee with Yeshaia Prophet. That’s me, folks. First, a disclaimer, I am neither a prophet nor the son…

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By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant On this site, I previously erred in presenting a presumed “objective” blog by John Solomon. I later acknowledged my mistake by concluding that Solomon fabricated a frequently iterated lie that as Vice President, Joe Biden, arranged to have fired a Ukrainian General Prosecutor for attempting to investigate the possible corruption…

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(For the purpose of greater clarity and succinctness, I have excerpted sections and lightly edited a blog by Jonathan Cook on consortiumnews.com, 10/01/19)  She is a Ready-made Davina Confronting a Corporate Goliath. The sixteen-year old Swede, Greta Thunberg, and her generation are living on a dying planet, a planet the older generation – through their…

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Let Us Hope that We Shall See the Unraveling of the Republican Party. Here’s a bit of history of what can happen to a political party through an unconscionable and impulsive act: Here is a political cartoon showing South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks, a pro-slavery Democrat, nearly fatally caning Republican abolitionist, Massachusetts Sen. Charles Sumner,…

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