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Retired, reformed capitalist, recovering consumer, artist, self-published poet, spiritual growth and animal rights advocate, Reiki master - originally from New Jersey, now living near the great urban experiment called Detroit with wife, dog and cat.


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Image created from image crediting Saturday, January 14, 2017 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Trump's Plans for White House Renovations (Political Cartoon) A political cartoon using the White House as a metaphor to describe the effect a President Trump will have on politics and government.

PILES AND PILES OF THIS KIND OF MONEY FILTERED TO SOLAR COMPANIES BY OB Wednesday, January 4, 2017 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Myth in Pursuit of Happiness The quest for material wealth is a misdirected attempt to obtain the most basic of human needs: love and security. The myth suggests that these needs can be satisfied by having lots of money. However, this is based on two mistaken beliefs. First, wealth doesn't guarantee being genuinely loved by anyone. Second, it assumes that just having enough money can guarantee safety and security.

Modern Wasteland Tuesday, December 20, 2016 (12 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
From Fox News to Fake News: Propaganda vs.Truth and The Struggle to Save Our Cultural Soul A toxic symbiosis of politics, big money and culture has created a Political-PopCulture, with each using the other as fodder for propaganda to further cynical purposes and selfish ends. What the Political-PopCulture presents as truth is a fraud. It's a pseudo-culture based on fads, appetites and the lowest common denominator in social craving.

Aldersgate -- Welcome to a Revolution Saturday, December 3, 2016 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Christian Church In America is Dead - Donald Trump's Election Proves It! The Christian church in America is dead. The ultimate proof? How else could Donald Trump, a candidate who so clearly embodies anti-christian beliefs and attitudes be elected President in what is proclaimed to be a "Christian" country? The Church is left with a choice. Either upgrade its software (mythology) to become more user friendly (relevant), or stay with a comfortably familiar but no longer effective way of healing

Cattle Feeds, cattle minerals and cattle cubes :: Ark Country Store Saturday, September 3, 2016 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Donald, Hillary and Animal Welfare What do we know about where the candidates stand on animal welfare? A quick FYI.

Good Kap, Bad Kap: What to make of 49ers QB Thursday, September 1, 2016 (35 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Lesson In Civics and Sanity Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit for the National Anthem provides a civics lesson worth paying attention to.

Violent Crime Statistics Monday, August 29, 2016 (12 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Trump's Big Lie About Crime In America Donald Trump claims that crime in the U.S. is out of control. FBI statistics prove him wrong once again.

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Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn't Care If You Live or Die The agriculture, dairy, food processing and retail industries only care about squeezing out every penny of profit - at the expense of the public's physical, emotional and spiritual health. The consumer's health and happiness are of no concern, despite the industry propaganda.

Donald Trump Thursday, August 18, 2016 (26 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Twenty-Six Reasons Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President Does Donald Trump really want to be President? If in fact he does, there are plenty of reasons why it should be denied him.

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Big Tobacco is Proud to Support the Mentally Ill How the tobacco industry convinced mentally ill people, using bogus scientific evidence and free cigarettes, that smoking was a good idea.

Donald Trump - Caricature Saturday, June 18, 2016 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is Trump Actually Trying to Lose the Election? Facts to support the possibility that Donald Trump doesn't want to be President.

Thought Experiment Thursday, December 31, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Time It Takes to Make A Trillion A thought experiment for the math-challenged to better understand the quantitative difference between millions, billions and trillions

Donald Trump Wednesday, August 12, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Donald Trump and the Forbidden Planet The drama being acted out by Donald Trump and the GOP is eerily similar to the plot of a classic sci-fi movie from 1956, Forbidden Planet.

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Thirty-eight Miles of The Kalamazoo A Poem about the disastrous oil spill on the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.

Image from Twitter User 1finekitty Friday, July 31, 2015 (27 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Honoring Cecil: Compassion for The Compassionless A personal reply to hostile reactions following the killing of Cecil the lion.

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Asylum Politics A Comment on the insanity of U.S. politics today.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sex And Fast Food A poem questioning the motives and values of our consumer culture.

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My Run-In With The Law (of Attraction) A personal experience raises questions about universal principles. Does a metaphysical force respond to human thought and intention?

Maoi Monday, March 3, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Alarm From Easter Island The story of Easter Island provides a clear warning about the exploitation of cultural and environmental resources.

Friday, February 21, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
In Awe of The Ordinary Awe is a feeling that comes from a mysterious place deep within the heart and soul. There, we connect with that which is beyond description and understanding - something that can ony be felt - something that can be shared, but not explained.

Monday, April 8, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
We've Been Converted! Introduction to a personal blog that tracks the author's experience with learning how to implement a nutrarian life style and diet, as prescribed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman.

Monday, December 17, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Addicted to Guns And Violence: America Needs An Intervention A response to the Sandy Hook School shooting. America has become a culture addicted to guns and violence and is in need of intervention to force us to face a painful reality.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Religious Right? Wrong! A look at the motivation and effect of radically conservative Christian ideology on current American political and social policy.

Friday, January 13, 2012 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Great American Money Myth A discussion of the fallacies surrounding the concept of wealth in America, with the central premise that the possibility of becoming wealthy as it is held out to the average American is a willful deception .