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Nelson Mandela - a Funeral and a Celebration: Ubuntu

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"Mandiba's song has ended, but its melody lingers on. We all have a responsibility to ensure that the melody of Madiba's song never stops." There ...


Nelson Mandela - a Poet’s Tribute - Bayo Omolola

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As Nelson Mandela Marches On By Bayo Omolola Email: The humming of mosquito, Disturbs never The wall; Never cracks It is iron-made rack. The ...


Nelson Mandela - a musical tribute

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A Musical Tribute to Nelson Mandela This is a musical tribute to Nelson Mandela, featuring some of the many songs about Nelson Mandela and his ...

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Driving Mitigation Wedges with a Carbon Tax

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I frequent a few online discussions on climate change and I see a lot of disagreement on what can and should be done to mitigate ...

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Veterans Day 2013

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Veterans return to Vietnam, and to other countries as well, to do their share I am a veteran. And I am very glad that so ...


Obama Acted Like a Beleaguered Dictator

President Barack Obama's use of riot police to deal with WWII veterans wishing to visit their war memorial is the type of action one would ...

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Congress Should Pass Measure Nobody Likes

Congress has been having trouble coming up with a debt limit measure because members want something they like. It's difficult to pass such a measure ...


Obama Solely Responsible for Shutdown

President Barack Obama is solely responsible for the current government shutdown. He used the Republican opposition to his health care plan to manipulate them into ...


Amos Lawrence Park - a name and a vision for Lawrence

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Amos Lawrence Park Building on the best of the past, yet looking towards the future The former Farmland Industries fertilizer plant is now being made ...

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Strictly Bluegrass, Live Webcast from Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, October 4-6, 2013, 13th Year

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For three days, there has been a live Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco This is one of the prime bluegrass festivals in ...

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One Hidden Tax Load on the Middle Class

Over the last couple of years I have been posting blogs addressing the direct tax load on the upper half of the middle class. I ...


Should Cabinet Relieve Obama of Presidential Duties?

The 25th Amendment of the Constitution assigns the vice president and members of the president's cabinet the responsibility to monitor the president's condition and relieve ...


American “Race” Is Red and Yellow, Black and White

Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of a color blind society cannot be realized as long as the media and black leaders continue to perpetuate the ...


Live IT broadcasts from San Francisco Design Center, September 9-11

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Top people in the IT field - Live from San Francisco Here is a chance to watch live people in all fields of the computer ...

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Obama Wants Vigilante Type Attack on Syria

The important question in Syria isn't whether Syria used chemical weapons on its own people or should be punished for doing so. The important question ...


September 2 - First Day of School in Russia

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September 1st is Knowledge Day, the first day of school in Russia But this year the first day of school was on September 2nd, because ...


After six days closed, new section of Bay Bridge to Oakland opens Tuesday

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Bay Bridge closed for six days; open again Tuesday For those of you who have been to San Francisco or Oakland, I had to post ...


Alarmist Projections

I have some simple observations to point out. The human population is rising, and it is rising faster all the time. I don't think I ...


American Bombing of Syria Would Be Unjust and Immoral

Let me see if I've got this right. President Barack Obama has decided the Syria government has used unacceptable means of killing Syrians so Obama ...


Will Obomber Destroy Syria in Order to Save It?

In the Vietnam War a marine officer once commented that he was burning a Vietnamese village in order to save it. President Barack Obama's threat ...

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