Category Archives: can’t really complain but

In This New Year I Am Hoping for a Whole Bunch of Nothing

Things were never “the way they used to be.” Things will never “be the way it is going to be.” Things are always the way they are for the time being. And the time being is always in motion. Alexander … Continue reading

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Songs on the Right Side of History #1

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All About That Action

This movie has more truth per frame than most American’s will feel comfortable with, the truth and reality of our nation’s brutal use of oppression and violence delivered beast mode style. If you watch it with an open mind you … Continue reading

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What We Are Dealing With in this Land of Delusion.

We are dealing, then, with an absurdity that is not a quirk or an accident, but is fundamental to our character as people. The split between what we think and what we do is profound. — Wendell Berry, The Unsettling of America: … Continue reading

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Legacy

of the Empire  by Mary Oliver from Devotions   “We will be known as a culture that feared death and adored power, that tried to vanquish insecurity for the few and cared little for the penury of the many. We … Continue reading

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