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Meh.

The first time the Klan came to our town, they were met with several hundred counter-protesters and people who just came to watch the show. They raged and shouted, and they all got their pictures in the paper. It was quite a ruckus. But the second time they came, nobody much cared. They assembled on …

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Love, Hope, and Generosity

(via)

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“No matter what your reasons for…”

Full lyrics HERE. There are several live versions on YouTube that are a lot of fun, too:  LINK

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That’s How Every Empire Falls

Padlock the door and board the windows Put the people in the street “It’s just my job,” he says “I’m sorry.” And draws a check, goes home to eat But at night he tells his woman “I know I hide behind the laws.” She says, “You’re only taking orders.” That’s how every empire falls. Full …

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Here’s our sponsor to say:

This protest song from 1977 is, sadly, every bit as relevant today. Full lyrics HERE.

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Protest

To me, this is the perfect protest:  don’t get angry, don’t scream yourself red in the face, don’t throw rocks; just play your tuba and make them look ridiculous.  😀 (via Just A Little Light)

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Is your money that good?

Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.  (Interestingly, it pre-dates the Viet Nam war.)

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“Some Lovely Day”

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I don’t mind failing…

I don’t mind failing in this world, Somebody else’s definition Isn’t going to measure my soul’s condition, I don’t mind failing in this world. It was MySweetGrace who reminded me of this song.

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“Anomalies”

The headline at CNN says: “Chokehold death protests turn violent / Police: Explosives thrown at officers” When you scroll down to the twelfth paragraph, you learn this: The acts of violence were apparent anomalies in a sea of protests nationwide decrying a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who killed Garner, an unarmed …

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