Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ceasefires and ending of ceasefires.

Markk Most Muslims in the Mid East (like members of the Tea Party here) cannot voice dissent of policy without being branded/punished as traitors to Jihad.  Political and religious extremism does not tolerate expression of independent thought.  Only aggressive and … Continue reading

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On seeing a documentary about Rudolf Valentino

Valentino, Harlow, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Jim Morrison.  Sexy-icons.   But they were unfulfilled and unhappy within their super-stardom.  What they had in common was a mystique that made living their short lives as real people impossible.                                                                                                                                                                                  They … Continue reading

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Re Obama signing executive-order banning anti-gay bias by contractors.

True faith comes from within, and leads the faithful into living their beliefs.  It has nothing to do with imposing beliefs on others.

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Regarding the Mormon church’s refusal to ordain women.

Markk Seattle Pending Approval Churches having tax-exempt status is more than letting the other guy doing the fighting while the first guy holds his coat. This is actually a situation where after the fight, the coat-holder refuses to return the … Continue reading

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You-Tube exhange between ‘Jacob Israel’ and me regarding the release of an innocent man after spending 25 years on death-row in a Texas prison..

ark Weinstein <markweinst@gmail.com> wrote: Mark Weinstein 6 days ago                                                      It is not possible for fair-minded people (in their right minds) to favor the death-penalty.  Period. Jacob Israel 3 days ago Actually the death penalty would force both juries and DES … Continue reading

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Respose to condemnation of Israel for the violence.

  Markk   Your view is, “……if only Israel would…..”, then things could be worked out.                        Of course Israel could do things differently. Who couldn’t? But the situation isn’t … Continue reading

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Re NYT article about Republican tactics to deny students the right to vote.

Markk Make no mistake about it – the Right is manifesting full intention to subvert democracy in the United States.   Citizens United gives elections to the highest bidder;  the 1965 Voting Rights Act was gutted on the lie that bigotry … Continue reading

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