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Bullies; The Mystery


copyright © 2010 Betsy L. Angert. BeThink.org and EmpathyAndEducation.org

Since I was a child he hounded me. She stalked me. I was bullied, intimidated, tormented not by a single person, but by a throng of thoughts. Why did another child, adolescent, nay adult ever bully me. What was it about me that kept me safe from harm or a persecutor’s pointed proclamations? Continue reading

Lawless Nation – the Executive Branch

By Michael Collins
Part I of III

WASHINGTON – Selected to run by the powerful and wealthy, promising the public one thing and delivering another after elected, the President of the United States is the focus of a new political doctrine – the unitary executive. The office of the president has rapidly become a law unto itself over the past ten years. (Image)

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Bishop’s Resignation Accepted

Bishop John Magee of Cloyne

By Éanna Ó Caollai
Irish Times

Pope Benedict has accepted the resignation of Bishop John Magee of Cloyne, it was announced today.

Dr Magee stood aside last March over his handling of abuse allegations in his diocese. The announcement was made at 11am in the form of a press release issued through the Irish Bishops’ Conference, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare.

The short statement read: “His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend John Magee, Bishop of Cloyne. This announcement was made today in Rome at 12:00 local time.”

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Mass murder of activists in Honduras – (DeMint supports the coup leaders)

at-Largely by Larisa Alexandrovna

In June of last year, I watched in horror as the democracy-loving individuals on the American political right celebrated the military coup in Honduras, calling it democracy in action.

I spent a good deal of time trying to explain to these freedom-loving individuals what a military (and in this case, a “paper”) coup is, to no avail. Let freedom ring.

As with all authoritarian installed governments via a coup d’état, the human rights abuses have grown and include mass murder of activists. Freedom is on the march:

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