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Those quotes make my heart ache. It's a tug, really, not a pain.

Our real power is love. We mustn't try to make it live by
our rules. Sometimes Love rises up like a lion and roars,
and moves mountains.

The rest of the time it's teaching, guiding, strengthening,
encouraging, growing, nourishing, creating, transforming,
evolving, sustaining, balancing, rejuvenating, digesting & resting.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Sat Aug 30, 2014, 01:33 PM (0 replies)

It's easy to get misunderstood here, or else I express myself poorly.

I'm not a fan of him or his policies, and I don't know enough
specifics to inform others. I am talking about the superficial
impressions of many young people who aren't terribly
informed politically, to whom Paul has an appeal because
of his "apparent" stands on issues that matter to them.

I can pass along links and so on to a few of them, but I
think it's worth a concerted effort on the part of progressives
and/or the democratic party to understand the libertarian
appeal to the young. They do not think of it as Republican,
they think of it as less authority.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Tue Aug 26, 2014, 01:55 PM (0 replies)

Speaking of shellfish, I understand that's the foundation for the greedy policies

of the right. Shellfishness, which may come from eating
bad shellfish, or an hereditary bad gene; anyhow.

The unshellfish ones will win in the end, since they did
not eat from the oily Gulf; the leeks shall inherit the
earth, but I'm not sure what else.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Mon Aug 25, 2014, 10:54 PM (1 replies)

If anyone dares to point out that RP has some sane thoughts regarding

warmongering, civil liberties, war on drugs, etc., they are
attacked here as a Rand Paul troll.

My point of view, having listened to many young people
in recent months -- not those who've been active Obama
supporters, but their peers, far and wide: they find these
issues compelling; they also are sick of both political
parties in general and lean "libertarian." I will point out
there are vast numbers of them. They may be poorly
educated about politics but they're a force.

Posters who express this sort of thing are not promoting
Rand Paul, but suggesting Hillary may have some serious
competition, if she's the candidate, because of these
particular issues.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Mon Aug 25, 2014, 09:22 PM (2 replies)

Thanks, I appreciate your point of view.

I confess that I recoil when people use the word "should"
in regards to my life; however I do understand what you
are saying and don't disagree.

Still, no matter who wins or loses elections, comes
in and out of power, I will have a voice for peace as
long as I have breath. It's the one thing that can not
be lost.

There can never be peace on earth until there is peace
in the hearts of human beings. That is you and me.
I can't say what you should do. But the pursuit
of peace, inside and out, is not to be missed. And I
personally believe it is the shortest route to the solution
of most problems on the planet.

That is my biggest should in life, if anything is.
I should and I must, while I am alive, be the most human
I can be. Because it is beautiful, and right. Because it is
real, and steady. Peace is the reason I even have a voice.

In general I'll vote for those I view as moving and/or
inspiring the country in that direction. (They tend to
be Democrats.)
Posted by Voice for Peace | Mon Aug 25, 2014, 01:25 PM (0 replies)

I think morality is innate in the human heart, something everyone is born with.

People interfere with this morality, while it is still potential.

Well meaning adults instruct the children wrongly -- so that
instead of looking inward for right and wrong, they are taught
to mistrust themselves, and follow external experts or
authorities, who may or may not be immoral; more often
than not, they are.

But the true morality -- it is innate! Not constrained by
rules, definitions, or even language. It is a living part of
us, alive and spontaneous as each moment requires.

And I think, real empathy is part of it, that part of us
which is able to feel. The heart leans toward compassion,
patience, peace, and fun. Morality is all in there.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Thu Aug 21, 2014, 10:55 PM (0 replies)

Militia In Missouri To Protect Americans From Tyrannical ‘Police State’

Is this HUMOR? "Before It's News"


Militia In Missouri To Protect Americans From Tyrannical ‘Police State’ As Martial Law Draws Near
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 5:48

With Ferguson, Missouri practically under martial law as shared in the 1st video below from Crusaders2127, the Missouri Citizen’s Militia is NOW IN Ferguson to protect innocent Americans from the tyrannical ‘police state’ according to the linked facebook post from Aaron Penberthy. Missouri’s Militia was recently at Bundy Ranch protecting innocent Americans from the CORRUPT FEDS who have NOTHING BETTER TO DO THAN TERRORIZE INNOCENT Americans. Straight from the lips of Penberthy on Facebook:

Aaron Penberthy If peaceful protesters get fired upon, it is my duty to uphold the constitution Clay Martin. If innocent families are being attacked, I have no choice but as a human being to go defend.

The 2nd and 3rd videos share more as Ferguson, Missouri turns into nearly an all-out war zone after police once again execute an American citizen in this once-free country taken over by widespread government and police corruption and rogue ‘police state’ cops intent upon murder.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Wed Aug 20, 2014, 01:28 AM (4 replies)

In praise of Belly Buttons

"All placental mammals have a navel, and it is quite conspicuous in humans."

I was going to post some pictures, but after googling images of belly
buttons I lost my affection for navel gazing.
Posted by Voice for Peace | Thu Jul 10, 2014, 11:15 PM (49 replies)

Boehner: Obama to blame for border crisis

from CNN: Boehner is losing it (watch till the end)

Posted by Voice for Peace | Thu Jul 10, 2014, 10:44 PM (20 replies)

"I'll be damned.." Susana Martinez

This arrived in my email box. I wrote back and said
I prefer not to be damned.

Posted by Voice for Peace | Wed Jul 2, 2014, 10:20 AM (5 replies)
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