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Justin's Internet Reading List-- Part II--Bloggers Read
A year ago I wrote an entry entitled Justin's Internet Reading List Part I    where I highlighted the blogs I read on a regular basis and comment often. Two of the people I have known even before I starting blogging so I really feel like reading their blogs...
A year ago I wrote an entry entitled Justin's Internet Reading List Part I where I highlighted the blogs I read on a regular basis and comment often. Two of the people I have known even before I starting blogging so I really...
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Blaming the wrong people
We all remember the "Clock Boy" incident where a young,` yes Muslim,high school student disassembled an alarm clock threw it in a shoe box then took it to school? Though technically he didn't "build" anything, he took something
partially apart and put it i...
We all remember the "Clock Boy" incident where a young,` yes Muslim,high school student disassembled an alarm clock threw it in a shoe box then took it to school? Though technically he didn't "build" anything, he took somethi...
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Well another successful Garden State Meet has come and gone! Once again
American Legion Post 157 opened its doors to just shy of 50 collectors
coming from as far away as Arizona joined members from up and down the
eastern seaboard for another wonderf...
Well another successful Garden State Meet has come and gone! Once again American Legion Post 157 opened its doors to just shy of 50 collectors coming from as far away as Arizona joined members from up and down the eastern sea...
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When not understanding is a defense
When people called Bruce Jenner a 'hero when he came out, declared
himself a woman and c hanged his name to Kate, i cringed. I cringed at
the fact he was called a "hero", because while she may have gave other
transgendered people a voice they need, she d...
When people called Bruce Jenner a 'hero when he came out, declared himself a woman and c hanged his name to Kate, i cringed. I cringed at the fact he was called a "hero", because while she may have gave other transgendered pe...
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Rachel Dolezal harmed minorities
The minute the Rachel Dolezal story broke, I felt ill. It's like somebody sucker-punched me right in the balls/ A white woman posing as a black woman, what's next? I felt betrayed because people with disabilities are often the only ones who get called-out f...
The minute the Rachel Dolezal story broke, I felt ill. It's like somebody sucker-punched me right in the balls/ A white woman posing as a black woman, what's next? I felt betrayed because people with disabilities are often th...
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My Reaction to the snow
SPRING POEM BY J. MATTES Spring is here at last If you believe that you're smoking grass Winter can pucker up and kiss my ass I'll cope with some whiskey in a glass Spring ISN'T HERE at last!
SPRING POEM BY J. MATTES Spring is here at last If you believe that you're smoking grass Winter can pucker up and kiss my ass I'll cope with some whiskey in a glass Spring ISN'T HERE at last!
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Another hoax?
As the news about the LA school "threat" flashed across the T.V., I just shrugged and said to myself, yet another hoax. Then one of the police officials stood at the bank of microphones and said those magical two words,  "credible threat", my ears perked. T...
As the news about the LA school "threat" flashed across the T.V., I just shrugged and said to myself, yet another hoax. Then one of the police officials stood at the bank of microphones and said those magical two words, "cre...
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Apply the WMD test
 Democrats insist the ongoing problems in the Middle  East can't be solved b y the United States, especially with military actions. The insist defeating ISIS is just one big game of whack-a-mole and we need to pull out and let the fire burn itself out. They...
Democrats insist the ongoing problems in the Middle East can't be solved b y the United States, especially with military actions. The insist defeating ISIS is just one big game of whack-a-mole and we need to pull out and let...
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Why taking things away doesn't work
First and foremost my thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by the shootings in Oregon. Too often we have seen people resort to voilence to solve problems. Too many times we have seen guns in the hands of emotionally unstable people, who don't f...
First and foremost my thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by the shootings in Oregon. Too often we have seen people resort to voilence to solve problems. Too many times we have seen guns in the hands of emotionall...
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Quick Rogers Wrapup
Quick
check-in while I go through my e-mail well I have another convention under
my belt  thanks to Rick Kretschmer, Clark Wothe and John "Dry Rot" or
is it "Rum Cake" Ferguson! It was great spending time with my plate
collecting friends once ag...
Quick check-in while I go through my e-mail well I have another convention under my belt  thanks to Rick Kretschmer, Clark Wothe and John "Dry Rot" or is it "Rum Cake" Ferguson! It was great spending time with my plate collec...
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This is MY PAGE
All I can say and will say is ENOUGH. I talked it  over with  one of my "liberal" f riends privately and she agrees I NEVER POSTED ANYTHING RACIAL DURING THESE LAST FEW DAYS. Some of you seem to forget as much as you think I'm "priveledged" (and in some way...
All I can say and will say is ENOUGH. I talked it  over with  one of my "liberal" f riends privately and she agrees I NEVER POSTED ANYTHING RACIAL DURING THESE LAST FEW DAYS. Some of you seem to forget as much as you think I'...
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My Time at Kessler--Part II
Here  are some of my status updates I posted on Facebook, kind of like a journal. At  times I didn't want to go, for a variety of reasons, but I went anyway. I also have to admit I did my fair share of complaining. Due to the scheduling of the transportatio...
Here  are some of my status updates I posted on Facebook, kind of like a journal. At  times I didn't want to go, for a variety of reasons, but I went anyway. I also have to admit I did my fair share of complaining. Due to the...
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