Monthly Archives: June 2013

Re NYT article – Justice Roberts pulling the Supreme Court further to the Right step by step.

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington The notion of America being a free country is hype. Saturated with violence, a health-care system to enrich coffers of corporations, ever increasing encroachment into the private lives of citizens, the military dwarfing the rest of … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality; 5 – 4

« READ ALL COMMENTS Write a Comment Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington I am in favor of marriage equality, and am glad of the Supreme Court’s ruling,            but disturbed that crucial issues are subject to so many 5-4 rulings.                                   It was … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court’s bait & switch – marriage equality and voting inequality.

Seattle, Washington The Supreme Court’s approval of marriage equality is fine. Unfortunately, in comparison with the injustice of its terrible decision the day before to gut the Voting Rights act, marriage equality is small potatoes. It’s small potatoes in that … Continue reading

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Justice Clarence Thomas and the Voting Rights Act

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington Regarding Justice Clarence Thomas vote to dismantle the Voting Rights act. The depth of cowardice and self-hatred that Thomas carries is unfathomable.                     He is practically an anomaly of nature.                                                                                 Thomas is akin to neo-Nazis who … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. Two very different people.

  Zimmerman – not Trayvon Martin – had a domestic-violence history.  To assume Martin physically assaulted Zimmerman doesn’t jell.  Zimmerman attacking Martin does jell. What teenagers text to one another is not violence.                                                             Martin had no criminal history.                                                                                                            He was … Continue reading

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Scary movies

Seattle, Washington For me, the 1951 film, “The Thing” was scariest of all. I think it had to do with it taking place in an isolated Arctic outstation. There is no running away from an alien monster who is frozen … Continue reading

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Regarding Buddhists in Burma persecuting the Molsem minority.

Seattle, Washington Ho hum. A fanatical nationalist using his religion and xenophobia to justify persecution and violence against a minority class of people. Are we talking about fundamentalist Christians who despise everyone but themselves? Or fundamentalist Moslems who despise everyone … Continue reading

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