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Pope Sweeps Philly

The Pope made a stop in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, where he presided over mass to an estimated 1 million people. The city felt the need to do a sweep before the event and it was necessary to do a massive sweep after the event. Seems for security reasons the homeless that populated the event location were told to leave and anything that was left behind would be thrown away… What compassion seeing the main event was a man who is telling people everywhere that they should be working to eliminate homelessness. After the event was over and the crowds had all gone home what was left was a huge mess. Trash everywhere that needed to be cleaned up. Is…

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NFL Draft

I don’t know if it’s just me, but doesn’t the NFL Draft resemble a Slave Auction from the early days of history? You have a bunch of rich team owners getting together to buy and sell human flesh. I guess the whole process is okay with the NAACP as long as there are huge sums of money attached to the transaction.

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Ben Affleck’s Ancestor – Slave Owner

Ben Affleck is under fire and I really don’t understand why there is such an uproar… apparently during the search of Affleck’s ancestry for the show on PBS called Finding Your Roots it was discovered that one of his distant relatives owned slaves. Being embarrassed by that fact Affleck lobbied and ultimately convinced the directors to purge that information from the show. So what do we know? A distant relative of Ben Affleck was a slave owner during a time when it was legal and morally accepted to do so and being embarrassed by that information Affleck asked the producers not to use it for the show. So I have to repeat myself… why such an uproar? If we put…

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I’m coming back!

  It’s been awhile since I’ve been able to vent on my soapbox… Had trouble with my web host service. They locked my site up due to a hack and refused to give me access to have the malware files cleaned out. This turned into a pissing match and the mutual decision for me to find service elsewhere. All I can say is if you are looking for a web host stay away from Dynadot.com. They have the absolute worse customer service I have ever dealt with. I now have to tweek my reintroduction into the great big world of blogging.  

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