Tag Archives: Palestinians

Thanksgiving, And What I’ve Come To Realize From It

Sometimes knowledge is best gained in reflective moments. Today I want to illustrate that and the core will be how I celebrated this past Thanksgiving. I appreciate it more today than last Thursday.

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Progressive Sweeping LVII

When I go back-to-back with this format it usually indicates that a lot of bad things have happened in American politics or I’ve avoided it for a bit. In this case it is a little of both.

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A Different Line

I’m not alone and I know I’ve used Buffalo Springfield’s 1966 hit, For What It’s Worth, on more than one occasion as the jumping off point in an article. The line I (and others) most commonly use is not the one I use today. Today it is, “Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong.” That is not completely accurate and my topic is the Hamas-Israel war and both its larger history and implications.

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Press Pause

Timestamp: early Saturday afternoon.

The conflict in Israel, at this writing and on the surface, between Israel and Hamas, is all the rage in conversation. With brevity being insufficient in this case, let’s just say that it is complicated.  I could write volumes if I wanted to explain the entire roots of the current conflict. There is no simple solution and it certainly isn’t going to be found amid this fighting.

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