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It’s been far over a century since the civil war, but this General is thinking that we may be headed nose-first into a second one.
Retired US Army Col Kevin Benson currently instructs soldiers at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas’ University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies but has spent enough time with the Armed Forces to know his way around a battlefield. In a new essay he’s written alongside the University of Kansas’ Dr. Jennifer Weber, Benson implies that the United States could soon be the scene of a bloody uprising that might make way for a new form of government to emerge.
Remember the LA riots? You know, those things Trayvon Martin followers are trying to restart? Well the victim of police brutality that sparked the violence was just found dead.
King’s third fiancee, Cynthia Kelley, found him lifeless at the bottom of the pool at his home about 55 miles east of Los Angeles and called 911 at 5:25 a.m., police said.
We’ve heard arguments to ban porn, to ban free speech, to ban hate speech, but what about to ban the service that provides it all?
This was a common refrain: a free internet for the office, but a fettered one at home, where women, children, and tempted men would be safe from the perils of OK Cupid and PornHub. But bare tits and bad words were just the most libidinous terrors. As argued by one Orthodox (online) newspaper, Voz Iz Neias, the internet offers an unprecedented outlet for “Chilul Hashem” a term used to describe an act that casts shame on God, the Torah, or the Jewish community. (Think about the saga of Bernie Madoff, or this post itself.)