Category Archives: Islam

Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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tRump’s First TV ad in Iowa, Iowa that’s where the tall Idiocracy grows

By ann summers Today’s GOP has shown during the presidency of the actual first Black President that it can be only interested in obstructing legislation (losing count now of ACA repeal votes) and ultimately a kleptocratic capitalism. It is the … Continue reading

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Let’s not wait until he sends a selfie to Jody Foster

By ann summers   This guy below being interviewed by CNN’s Anderson Cooper decided to imitate the  Draw the Prophet competition that resulted in the deaths of two anti-blasphemy extremists from Phoenix that led to some “patriots” there to stage an … Continue reading

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What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SOLITARY

by Nona Blyth Cloud . Stanza If they snatch my ink and pen,  I should not complain,  For I have dipped my fingers In the blood of my heart. I should not complain Even if they seal my tongue,  For … Continue reading

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Spree Killings in Colorado Springs & San Bernardino: 2 types of not dissimilar political extremism

Let’s be clear: These spree killings are all, in their own ways, acts of terrorism. Certain kinds of weapons, like the slightly modified combat rifles used in California, and certain kinds of ammunition, must be outlawed for civilian ownership. It … Continue reading

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Are we having terror yet? Naturalizing the Cultural and Culturalizing the Natural

by ann summers “They have weapons. F*ck them. We have champagne!” (Charlie Hebdo’s response to recent Paris attacks)                            #Daesh bullshit  www.motherjones.com/…   Terrorism is natural in the sense that … Continue reading

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