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We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; that, among these, are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; that, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; and, whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it. -July 4, 1776. The Declaration of Independence


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January 2, 2010
January 2, 2010: Revolution Via You Tube and US Hero

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 U.S Soldiers Are Waking Up!

"HOPE has two children.The first is ANGER at the way things are. The second is COURAGE to DO SOMETHING about it."-St. Augustine

  The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people 

Bob Dylan- Masters of War (Very rare live recording)

Rockier electric version of the original, from a bootleg casette found in the attic. Recorded at Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany, 07-03-1990.
G.E. Smith on drums, Tony Garnier on bass, Chris Parker
on drums. (Sorry about the sound quality)

"Masters Of War"

by Bob Dylan

Come you masters of war
You that build all the guns
You. that build the death planes
You that build all the bombs
You that hide behind walls
You that hide behind desks
I just want you to know
I can see through your masks.

You that never done nothin'
But build to destroy
You play with my world
Like it's your little toy
You put a gun in my hand
And you hide from my eyes
And you turn and run farther
When the fast bullets fly.

Like Judas of old
You lie and deceive
A world war can be won
You want me to believe
But I see through your eyes
And I see through your brain
Like I see through the water
That runs down my drain.

You fasten all the triggers
For the others to fire
Then you set back and watch
When the death count gets higher
You hide in your mansion'
As young people's blood
Flows out of their bodies
And is buried in the mud.

You've thrown the worst fear
That can ever be hurled
Fear to bring children
Into the world
For threatening my baby
Unborn and unnamed
You ain't worth the blood
That runs in your veins.

How much do I know
To talk out of turn
You might say that I'm young
You might say I'm unlearned
But there's one thing I know
Though I'm younger than you
That even Jesus would never
Forgive what you do.

Let me ask you one question
Is your money that good
Will it buy you forgiveness
Do you think that it could
I think you will find
When your death takes its toll
All the money you made
Will never buy back your soul.

And I hope that you die
And your death'll come soon
I will follow your casket
In the pale afternoon
And I'll watch while you're lowered
Down to your deathbed
And I'll stand over your grave
'Til I'm sure that you're dead.



"Soon after I had published the pamphlet "Common Sense" [on Feb. 14, 1776] in America, I saw the exceeding probability that a revolution in the system of government would be followed by a revolution in the system of religion... The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion."-Tom Paine

 "Love is not the starving of whole populations. Love is not the bombardment of open cities. Love is not killing......Our manifesto is the Sermon on the Mount, which means that we will try to be peacemakers." -Dorothy Day


Just before Christmas, Obama, signed into law the biggest aid pledge of the year.

NOT for struggling countries on the World Bank's list, but another $3 billion for Israel in 2010 and $30 billion over the next decade.

Israel is the largest recipient of US foreign aid, next is Egypt's @ $2 Billion per year.

The Gaza Freedom March , with over 1300 delegates from more than 43 countries were harassed, and some beaten up, by Egyptian plain clothes police, and - mostly - prevented from leaving Egypt for Gaza.

You get what you pay for and the law of karma is you will reap what you sow!”

JEFF BECK & ELIC CLAPTON - Futher On Up The Road

Don't Miss The Message

Good and Evil cut through every heart

Violence and Greed vs Forgiveness and Love

Is a battle that rages in every Heart,

On May 6, 2009, I wrote: Close Encounter with a Gator and the Violence Within 

I am moved to repeat myself now:


The ten of us in two fishing boats dropped anchor North of Sanibel at the south most tip of Caya Costa Island. The Fleming's annual beach house fishing week included four grandkids ages 5, 7, 9, 11 and their folks, a son-in-law, our daughter celebrating her 25th and a same aged niece from Washington State.

As we waded to shore in thigh high water, I asked my husband if I could walk around the island and John replied, "Sure you can". We walked together in silence as my mind wandered and my gaze transfixed on sea and sky. I walked for some time before I turned around to look for John, but he had disappeared from view. I thought he was hunting for shells, so I just kept walking thinking I would soon come to the end of the isle across from Boca Grande.

The only other people I ever saw on the isolated island had been a young couple with a rented boat from Sanibel Harbor who had dropped anchor near to where we had and shortly thereafter, a woman my age who was missing more than a few teeth and playing fetch with one of the three ugliest mutts I have ever seen. One dog ran for drift wood, one played in the surf and the other dug a tunnel so deep into the sand, all that was visible was its tail. As I passed by, I commented,  "They are just like kids" and through her gap-tooth smile she murmured, "Yes, they are."

Just as the end of the island came into view, I crossed paths with a middle aged couple searching for shells and I soon regretted resisting the urge to ask if they knew how long it takes to walk all around the island.

As soon as I turned the corner of Caya Costa that led into Pelican Bay, all I could see were mangrove trees in front of me. I wondered why my husband said I could walk around an island without sand on one side, and I was still clueless to the fact that I had treaded into brackish water-where salt and fresh unite. For a fleeting moment I entertained the thought of swimming, for I was thirsty and hot and the mangroves were so thick that the cool breeze by the sea did not penetrate.

I had no idea how deep the water might be and as I only imagined that a shark might happen by, I nixed the swim and continued to wade around the cove remaining close to the mangroves. Not until I had made my way through half the area, did I notice what I imagined was a root from a mangrove tree stretched out in a straight line twelve feet from the edge of the tress. The furthermost end appeared eerily similar to a gator head, and I stopped and stood still and counted to thirty. As the image remained stationary, I figured my imagination had only conjured up a gator for I know alligators live in fresh water and not salt.

I resumed walking and keeping my eyes on the 'root' which remained still, until I was less than a yard from it and only then did it rapidly descend beneath the water line. I turned and fled as fast as I could all the while imaging a submerged gator grabbing my foot and dragging me out to sea to drown me before it devoured me. I also had a fleeting thought that most writers do indeed have to die before people begin to read them.

By the time I reached dry land my heart was pounding like a Yamaha motor stuck on fast and I could not catch a deep breathe and a headache had kicked in, my knees were weak and my hands shook as if I had come down with an acute onset of advanced Parkinson's. I concentrated on slowly inhaling through my nose and fully exhaling to calm myself down and then I realized how intensely thirsty I was.

A surge of gratitude filled me moments later as heading towards me was the couple who had been shelling. As we crossed paths, I said, "Hi, my husband told me I could walk around this island, but I almost stepped on top of a huge gator around the bend and I am wondering now, if my husband of nineteen years was trying to off me!"

The wife laughed as she handed me a bottle of water and the man replied, "Well, it certainly could have for that's a ten foot gator that lives in the cove and this island is over five miles long. Where did you begin walking from?"

"Directly from the opposite end!"

"The only way back is the way you came, there is no way you can walk all around this island."

The bottle of water revived me and as I walked back the way I came, I encountered my violent side. I was angry with myself for not turning back as soon as I realized I was all alone, but then my rage turned on my husband for telling me I could walk around an island that was five miles one way and a gator habitat on the other. As I was fuming I spied my husband's boat and three people waving at me.

I lunged into the surf and swam towards them, still holding onto the empty water bottle, but I was too weak to fight the surf and I let go of it just before I reached the boat and crawled up the ladder. I was too weak to move anything but my mouth and exploded, "John, you could have f-----g killed me by alligator!"

He yelled back, "Get in the damn boat before you kill us all" just as a wave gave pushed me over and filled the bottom of our boat. I was absolutely clueless as to the danger I had put us all in and demanded that John go back so I could fetch the empty water bottle. He gunned the motor, shook his head and shouted, "This water is too rough and we could flip over!"

Within a few minutes we were out in calmer seas and John stopped the boat and calls, "Time out. We all tried to signal to you to stop swimming and get back to shore. I needed to pick you up at the end of the island where the water was calm."

"Calm my ass! I nearly stepped on top of a ten foot gator in a mangrove cove! Why did you tell me I could walk around this island?"

"I meant, walk around where we were at. What you didn’t know was that I turned back when I realized that the honeymoon couple had no idea what they were doing when they dropped anchor and they needed a lot of  help getting their boat back out. By the way, you were really lucky you didn’t encounter the herd of wild hogs-especially the boars- that inhabit Cayo Costa."

I was more than lucky and I also learned that no matter how hard I try to maintain a nonviolent attitude towards everyone, that the Hitler within me will always do battle with the Christ. As I want Jesus to win the war within, I swiftly apologized for losing my temper and I began to wonder what good could come of such an event; for experience is not just what happens to you- but what you do with it.

Two days later, as I drove home alone, doing 80mph on I-75 with the BOSE blasting, I was forced to a sudden and complete halt of stopped traffic just as Jimi Hendrix wailed;


Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile Atlanta '69 '70

Well, I stand up next to a mountain, and I chop it down with the edge of my hand. Well, I pick up all the pieces and make an island; might even raise a little sand… If I don't meet you no more in this world then I'll meet you on the next one...

At least fifteen minutes passed before all north bound traffic began to roll, but only a few yards at a time before stopping again for the next three miles until all lanes of traffic were funneled into one. I didn’t want to look at the why for; but I did anyway and saw the skid marks of the van that had careened off the highway and into a thicket of eighty feet high pine trees and oaks. At least nine flashing cop cars surrounded the site but I still caught a glimpse of what appeared to be two white sheets stretched out on the ground.

There was no stemming the tears that erupted as I recollected the goodbye hugs from my family about an hour prior, and most especially the one in unison from the 5, 7, 9 and 11 year olds who call me Granny E. I wondered and hoped/wished/prayed that all involved in the mornings violence on 1-75 had parted from family and friends on the highest ground with hugs all around and realized as never before that every good bye; could be a final one.




Failures of Intelligence has reaped the Militarization of Christianity Read more...



PS: Here’s hoping 2010 will be a year without FEAR, Our Troops can all get home, All Captives will be set FREE and we all will dance more:


The Beatles - Revolution (Live)



U2 Love And Peace Or Else live from Chicago2005 Vertigo Tour







John Lennon - Power To The People



tand By Me - Beautiful International Version






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The Paradoxical Commandments
by Dr. Kent M. Keith

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.

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" In the final analysis, it is between you and God.  It was never between you and them anyway."-Mother Teresa

“You cannot talk like sane men around a peace table while the atomic bomb itself is ticking beneath it. Do not treat the atomic bomb as a weapon of offense; do not treat it as an instrument of the police. Treat the bomb for what it is: the visible insanity of a civilization that has obey the laws of life.”- Lewis Mumford, 1946

The age of warrior kings and of warrior presidents has passed. The nuclear age calls for a different kind of leadership....a leadership of intellect, judgment, tolerance and rationality, a leadership committed to human values, to world peace, and to the improvement of the human condition. The attributes upon which we must draw are the human attributes of compassion and common sense, of intellect and creative imagination, and of empathy and understanding between cultures."  - William Fulbright

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