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This page continues from here » When Sweet Respite Arrives Just in Time and in the Right Place - Page Two (9 Aug 2019).

» Feeling Habakkuk and his Complaint

There is much ugliness there. So much of it that I could feel Habakkuk when he wrote to God. (Rad paraphrase.)

"Why are you making see all this nasty shit? .. where nasty fuckheads trick-fuck good people and then get away with it.

"This shit has been going on for so long now, and it shows no signs of abating any time soon."

"Justice is a joke .. a bad joke. How are you tolerating this?"

It is just a sad state of affairs that our government has become.

Magdalena Gomez Gregorio (11) crying after parents deported (t=6:00, 8 Aug 2019)

This is heartbreaking. Such a little girl.

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This page continues from here » The Unfolding of a National Moral Crisis » Witnessing the Rise of Naked Racism as a Defining Political Strategy - Page Two (29 July 2019).

» I Could Feel the Boss Working that Racist Angle

I remember thinking, "Ooh, I can feel him working that racist angle. This can't be a good thing for racists."

Ronald Reagan recorded talking to Nixon using a racial slur to refer to Africans as 'monkeys' (National Archives, Oct 1971, posted 31 July 2019)

I wonder what Reagan thinks of that. I can almost hear the weeping and gnashing of teeth now.

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This page continues from here » The Unfolding of a National Moral Crisis » Witnessing the Rise of Naked Racism as a Defining Political Strategy - Page One (31 July 2019).

» Whatever has Happened to the Republican Moral Compass Under Trump?

Coffee Joe also called out the Republicans for repeatedly lacking the moral courage to stand up to Trump's blatant and overt racism.

President Trump identifies with and defends hate groups in America

He took the side of a black man and publicly called out Trump in Elijah's defense. This made me think of what Marshall did here.

This is where you separate the men from the boys. This is where you separate those with a moral backbone from the moral invertebrates .. from those who shrink back in fear at the idea of confronting Trump's nakedly racist rhetoric.

» There is a Reason Why They're Called » Hate Crimes

I bet that Beto knows exactly what I am talking about here.

Beto O'Rourke says that Trump is actively promoting the racism that has led to the deaths in El Paso (4 Aug 2019)

This is why I included an image-link to this video where Coffee Joe poses the question » "Whose side are you on?" .. way back on Page One here.

I clearly remember the Way that the Boss was working that racist angle.

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This page originated here .. in an entry titled » Another Blessing in Disguise (19 July 2019).

» Witnessing the Rise of Naked Racism as a Defining Political Strategy

There is some very dark shit going on in America today. And so much of it, too. Things that people never thought they would see in modern-day America ..

The rise of naked racism as a defining political strategy (29 July 2019)

.. such as the rise of naked racism as a defining political strategy.

» The Unfolding of a National Moral Crisis

I bet that Brittney and Mara and Melissa know the national moral crisis that I am talking about.

Mara Gay (middle) says this is the time to speak out and tell America what your values are, and to stand up for your fellow citizen (29 July 2019)

Mara (center) says that this is the time to speak out and tell America what your values are .. and to stand up for your fellow citizen (29 July 2019).

I could not agree more.

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This entry continues from here » Please Dont Make Me Say I Told You So - Page Three (19 March 2019).

» Mayor Pete's Impressive Bravery

It is off-topic for this page, but on the subject of being struck by bravery .. this thing by "Mayor Pete" ..

.. I dont care who you are, or how brave you might be .. that is not easy to do. You almost can't believe your own ears.

» My Experience has been that Gays are Typically More Compassionate Human Beings with a Better Moral Compass

I have said it before, and I will say it again .. it has been my experience that your average gay person is simply a better human being, with a better moral compass ..

.. than the average polite social Christian that you might happen to encounter on the street.

Susan Cottrell knows what I am talking about. Anderson knows what I am talking about.

Anderson says that even pretending to care about another human being who has suffered wounds that Trump himself has long been encouraging .. even this was too much for Trump. Me Me Me Trump. (8 Aug 2019)

For example, check out Don Lemon's interview here of 2020 Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg .. regarding the issue of tackling racial inequality (28 June 2019).

Don Lemon interviews 2020 Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about the issue of tackling racial inequality and about Joe Biden being out of touch with reality at the 1st debate (28 June 2019)

Compare their conversation with that of Jake Corman here.

Jake Corman shouting over Pennsylvania state senator Katie Muth as she read a letter from a formerly homeless man (28 June 2019).

What a dick .. trying to take away what little the poor have.

I wonder what the Apostles think of Jake the Dick.

I can guarantee you that Jake is not gay. He makes my point for me.

Thank-you, Jake. Thank-you for making my point for me.

Dude, you need to chill the fuck out. Take a yoga class or something. Try some deep-breathing exercises. You're obviously wound way too tight.

It surprises me how vigorously you fight to take away what little the poor have.

You must want very badly to take away what little the poor have .. it seems obvious to everyone.

What happened to your soul?

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This page continues from here » The Generation that Worships Money and Serves Mammon as it Steals from its Kids - Page Two (13 April 2019).

» The Old Guard Puts Its Trust in Money as it Faithfully Serves Mammon

I could go into mind-numbing detail on this aspect right here .. where economics is used as the weapon-of-choice by those who value money above all else.

The Worship of Mammon

Here is an image of a supplicant petitioning Mammon for money.

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This page continues from here » The Generation that Worships Money and Serves Mammon as it Steals from its Kids - Page One (13 April 2019).

» Is the Democratic Establishment About Us-the-People or are They Really About the Money?

A recurring question that keeps presenting itself to Us-the-People is » Is the Democratic establishment about the money, or about Us-the-People?

If they were required to choose between the two .. which would they choose? What do you think Neera Tanden would choose?

Neera Tanden, former Hillary aide, now president of the so-called Center for American Progress (15 April 2019)

Somebody ask her for me .. the next time you happen to see her.

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This entry continues from here » The Immorality of a Socioeconomic Algorithm that Prioritizes Billionaires Over the Basic Needs of Citizens - Page Three (19 March 2019).

» The Battle Line has been Drawn with an Economic Sword

If the Republicans can "primary" a candidate who they view as too moderate .. then, so can the Dems .. despite what Cheri Bustnuts might have to say about it.

Smug DCCC chair Cheri Bustos draws a battle line with an economic sword because she is all about the money (9 April 2019)

Not everybody is about the money like you are, Cheri.

Smug DCCC chair Cheri Bustos trusting in the money to work for her and the Old Guard by starving representatives of the Next Generation (9 April 2019)

You'll see what I mean .. sooner or later. You look so smug here. This is because you are trusting in the money.

What do you think about what Jeremiah wrote here? I thought of this verse when I saw this smug look on your face, and I heard you smugly bragging about your $200 million dollars.

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Please Dont Make Me Say I Told You So - Page Three

This page continues from here » Please Dont Make Me Say I Told You So - Page Two (19 March 2019).

» From Now On You Will have Wars

The only truly endless thing that America seems to possess right now is our never-ending wars.

War Without End by CJ Chivers (8 Aug 2018)

CJ knows what I am talking about. I wonder what Cenk and Ana think about this.

Pompeo announces unprecedented move to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization (8 April 2019)

You have acted foolishly in this. Therefore, from now on you will have wars.

Dubya knows what I am talking about.

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Please Dont Make Me Say I Told You So - Page Two

This page continues from here » Please Dont Make Me Say I Told You So - Page One (19 March 2019).

» You Need to Take a Long, Hard Look in the Mirror, Ben

Perhaps if you werent so busy writing books that criticize the shortcomings of the youth .. and telling them how they need to develop moral character and intestinal fortitude ..

.. then maybe you might be able to focus better on your job, and deal better with your own character defects and your own professional shortcomings.

Walter Dellinger doesnt know how they are able to look themselves in the mirror (10 April 2019)

This is why Trump feels like he is above the law .. because of spineless senators like you, who are too scared to stand up to him when he flouts the rule-of-law and shows disdain for the Constitution by wiping his ass with it.

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