Category Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King jr.

Diamond Reynolds immediate witness to the murder of Philando Castile, tells her story clearly and directly.

Diamond Reynolds Speaks directly Philando Castile’s fiancée Diamond Reynolds speaks her mind. “I just ask that we get justice”

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Martin Luther King Jr. Words on Vietnam

“and we again fell victim to the deadly Western arrogance that has poisoned the international atmosphere for so long.” As US President Barack Obama attempts to wear the mantle of the civil rights movement by commemorating the 1963 March on … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , Osama Bin Laden and Jessica Dovey.

I am amused to find that each time a major controversial figure dies readership to this blog increases by many hundreds of percent for a few days. Hundreds, thousands and– directly following the killing of Osama Bin Laden–tens of thousands … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Words of Jessica Dovey. Followed by Martin Luther King Junior

Thanks to a reader, Aether, and, no doubt, countless other internet users, I have located and corresponded with the person whom I believe to have actually coined the words. “I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even … Continue reading

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“Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This is another quote sent in by a reader “Athena” in an abbreviated form. It is so topical to the moment that I decided to post it separately and at greater length. It is quoted from page 53 of the … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Possibly bogus quote expresses broadly popular sentiment.

The big business press is gaining mileage and drumming up support for the extra-legal military actions of the US government using the military-political murder of the reactionary, anarchist-terrorist  Osama Bin Laden as a rally cry for further military interventions and … Continue reading

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