December 7, 2013
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Salem-News.com (Dec-05-2013 17:13)
Cliché Mania: Profanity`s QuagmireBarry Lee Coyne Sakem-News.com
I rather wish those cliché-mongers could alter their ways and revisit their paucity of expressing things with precision. To me, that would be a Christmas present unto themselves.
Earlier this week I attended a Men's Retreat held out at the Oregon Coast. Its aim was to explore ourselves in depth and where we were heading in retirement. We touched on our relationships with our parents, our spouses and siblings, and most of all, ourselves.
Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2013 17:57)
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Respond to Salem-News.com ArticleSalem-News.com
The Council knows this process is not any easy one for the Tribal community but the Council is committed to getting through it with diligence and compassion.
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The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is conducting an enrollment audit. The audit fulfills one of the tasks assigned in the Tribal Strategic Plan for 2010, which was adopted in August of 2009. That plan was formulated after nearly two years of development that began with a Strategic Futures conference in 2007 involving Tribal leaders and members.
Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2013 19:39)
Preface: Hijacking The Holy Qur`an And Its Religion Islam - Muslims and Imperial MobilizationZahir Ebrahim Project Humanbeingsfirst.org
The substance of these modern techniques of mind manipulation and behavior control is examined in the companion volume on Modernity.
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This book which you now hold in your hands, Hijacking The Holy Qur'an And Its Religion Islam – Muslims and Imperial Mobilization 1st Edition 2013, is a broad compendium of topics at the intersection of religion of Islam and political science. It is a case study in social engineering and is not intended as an advocacy of Islam. Volume I is abridged version.
Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2013 22:15)
Knockout GamePoem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
"I was hit with one punch that knocked me to the cold concrete..." - Pennsylvania schoolteacher Jim Addlespurger
The "knockout game" is a dangerous trend popular among teens that holds dire consequences for innocent people that are targeted.
Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2013 21:52)
Mass Disenrollment Hits the Confederated Tribes of the Grand RondeSalem-News.com
“This isn’t just about me and my family. This is about the other 900 tribal members who will find a letter of potential disenrollment in their mailbox. This is about all of us,” - family spokesperson, Mia Prickett
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Up to 1,000 members (nearly 20% of the membership) of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon will be receiving letters of potential disenrollment, resulting in what could be the largest termination of American Indian citizenship in United States history.
Salem-News.com (Nov-26-2013 13:44)
Disagreement Without the HateLaura Finley, Ph.D. for Salem-News.com
Yet, there is indeed a peaceful, even collaborative, way to disagree.
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Disagreement is an essential component of a healthy relationship, a healthy workplace, and a healthy democracy. Much research documents the dangers of surrounding ourselves with so-called “yes men” who always concur. Workplace echo chambers stifle innovation and reify bad policy decisions. Disagreement stimulates creative thinking and prompts innovation.
Salem-News.com (Nov-25-2013 21:35)
Why Don`t We Try to Understand and End Human Violence?Robert J. Burrowes Salem-News.com
Human beings will end violence or Violence will end human beings.
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The pre-eminent problem confronting humankind is human violence. It is our own violence, in its various guises, including the ongoing possibility of nuclear war and the ongoing devastation of the natural environment, that threaten to consign us to the fossil record within decades, if not sooner.
Salem-News.com (Nov-22-2013 12:37)
`Necessary Illusion` by Noam Chomsky, Has Been Applied ForeverGunther Ostermann for Salem-News.com
We have inherited a beautiful planet and nature, which sadly is being destroyed in so many ways, because Neanderthal mentalities, and beads and trinkets are ruling and ruining our planet.
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It’s been more than 50 years since I’ve read the Bible, out of curiosity, and the recent news that “Winemaker brings sacred scroll (the Torah) to the Okanagan,” peaked my interest to read some of it again.
Salem-News.com (Nov-21-2013 17:46)
Court in Jaffna Dismisses SL Military Claim on Tamil Memorial Site at TheeruvilSalem-News.com
No civilized army or government will ever destroy the memorials of the dead, but Sri Lanka will do it. Here is a Sinhalese government that not only destroyed the memorial, but also claimed the property as their own, fit only for Sinhalese colonization. - Visvanathan Sivam
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District Court of Point Pedro in Jaffna on Wednesday dismissed the claim by the Sri Lankan military that the land, which the Urban Council of Valveddith-thu’rai (VVT) had chosen to build a public park at Theeruvil was a property that should belong to the SL military.
Salem-News.com (Nov-20-2013 15:20)
Kabul`s School of Rock Offers Lessons for LifeArticle by Edouard Guihaire
"It is very difficult and it is not very common here, particularly for girls, to learn music. Girls can go to school to learn how to read and write, but music is an unreachable desire" - Meena Yousufzai, 22
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With a sense of showmanship that would have impressed Freddie Mercury, Salahdeen, aged seven, struts his way through a passionate rendition of "We Will Rock You" - all part of the learning process at Kabul's "school of rock".
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