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Damascus Street Notes

DamascusThe half hour drive from the Lebanese border at Maznaa to Damascus is always pleasant with the wide, well paved and maintained highway, cutting through rolling hills often with large herds of goats and sheep lazily watching the traffic below. As this observer watched some of the herds the other day when traveling to Damascus, I noticed that there appeared to be an unusually large number of shepherds above us tending their herds. On second look, the shepherds turned out to be soldiers peering down on the main highway from among and behind the vegetation nibbling animals.

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American-Style Fascism

Jill Stein and Cheri HonkalaOn October 16, Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY) hosted the second Obama/Romney charade. Demagogic blather again took center stage. Ritualistic theater was featured. Grade F spectacle defines it.

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The Debate; What They Didn't Say

 Obama forcefully defending his term in officeThe reason I’m writing more these days is because I was going to lay low while I applied for my passport and then to move to Ecuador. I have decided that I’m not going to let them scare me away. I feel that it is more important to stand up for what you believe in then to slink away with my heart on my sleeve.

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EU War on Free Expression

Press TVFree expression in all forms is fundamental. Without it, all other freedoms are at risk. Included are free speech, thought, culture, intellectual inquiry, and press freedom.

Denial risks tyranny. Voltaire said, "I may disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." Howard Zinn called dissent "the highest form of patriotism."

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Women Who Think They Are for Obama

Women for ObamaRecently President, of MK Communications and Obama supporter, Marlyn Katz wrote a piece entitled, “One Sure Thing... Or What Every Woman Should Know.

The Presidency of Barack Obama has separated people of Liberal/Progressive sensibilities more now than the support of Israel has traditionally done in the past.

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