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Remembering JFK: Voices from a Smoldering Grave

MEMORIAL PROSE POEM  by Anthony J. Marsella John Fitzgerald Kennedy  (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), President of the United States of America I. I cannot rest,                                                                                   My spirit rages;                                                                      Incomplete truths, lies — remain.                                               My grave … Continue reading

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9/11 and the imminent demise of democracy

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Realistically, we should remember that some people celebrated the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, with glee.

Their wildest dream was coming true.
All those millions of American TVs tuned in to death, destruction, and devastation.
All that fear and anger!
It was better even than the Gulf of Tonkin!

I am not talking about Arabs or Muslims, the vast majority of whom … Continue reading

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