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Davina Vs. Goliath

(For the purpose of greater clarity and succinctness, I have excerpted sections and lightly edited a blog by Jonathan Cook on consortiumnews.com, 10/01/19)  She is a Ready-made Davina Confronting a Corporate Goliath. The sixteen-year old Swede, Greta Thunberg, and her generation are living on a dying planet, a planet the older generation – through their…

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GOP: Unraveling?

Let Us Hope that We Shall See the Unraveling of the Republican Party. Here’s a bit of history of what can happen to a political party through an unconscionable and impulsive act: Here is a political cartoon showing South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks, a pro-slavery Democrat, nearly fatally caning Republican abolitionist, Massachusetts Sen. Charles Sumner,…

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Freeing Ourselves From the Siege Mindset:

A Controversial Paragraph From the Traditional Haggadah By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant וְהִיא שֶׁעָמְדָה לַאֲבוֹתֵיֽנוּ וְלָנו; שֶׁלֹא אֶחָד בִּלְבָד, עָמַד עָלֵיֽנוּ לְכַלּוֹתֵנֽוּ. אֶלָּא שֶׁבְּכָל דּוֹר וָדוֹר, עוֹמְדִים עָלֵיֽנוּ לְכַלּוֹתֵנֽוּ. וְהַקָּדוֹשׁ בָּרוּךְ הוּא מַצִּילֵנוּ מִיָּדָם Vehi She’amda, La’avotainu Velanu Shelo Echad Bilvad, Amad Aleinu Lechaloteinu Ela Sheb’chol Dor VaDor Omdim Aleinu Lechaloteinu V’HaKadosh Baruch Hu Matzilenu…

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Eighty-six and Still Laughing

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant August 30, 2018 I wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to all of you, who wished me a Happy Birthday – that includes all of my friends on facebook, and even those who may have unfriended me, all my non-facebook friends, my dentist and plumber, and, oh, ah, my family,…

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I Am Not the Bird Who Eats the Mayfly

I am not the bird who eats the mayfly. I am not the grass-snake approaching in silence to feed itself on the frog. I am not the arms merchant, selling deadly weapons to the Saudis who are destroying a country where a child  strives to survive, though all skin and bones with legs as thin…

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Do Not Ask for Whom the Bell Tolls …

…The Bell Tolls for Thee By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant     Reverend Irene Monroe is an African-American lesbian feminist minister, and in wide demand as a motivational speaker, preacher and writer. She has the credentials for being a liberal, both socially and religiously. Rev. Monroe states that “the uptick of dystopian novels is one…

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Paula White: Televangelist and Trump Spiritual Advisor

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant How does a young girl facing the ravages of a broken home, whose estranged father committed suicide, leaving her mother and the girl completely impoverished? With the mother driven to alcoholism, the girl was then consigned to various caregivers and subjected to sexual abuse from age six to thirteen. The…

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Carrot-top: A Prophecy

by Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant       Carrot-top With seeming deliberation Will soon begin to flop Spelling his own demise Politically, at first; mortally, at last Nevermore to rise The mournfully credulous Or the irretrievably hateful A stubborn growing populace Momentarily sustain his posture Staunchly lending shoulders To stay his eventual rupture Flawed and…

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