Wednesday, August 15, 2018

3 results for 'florida'

Three Edged Sword: Trayvon & George

By DKIdea, published on Jul 21, 2013

I’ve read and heard a lot about the Trayvon Martin tragedy and thought long about my personal position on the matter. I understand that emotions are running high on both sides of the equation, but if reason doesn’t rule the day, then we learn nothing from all of this and are doomed to repeat the cycle. There is a 17 year old young man dead. We must ask why and assign some culpability, once we have the answer.

We should use the power of reason to uncover the exact moment, the very beginning of wrongdoing, that set in motion the chain of events leading to death.

Where do we begin?

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Tags: justice, truth, florida, reason, trayvon martin, george zimmerman, logic, self defense, manslaughter, stand your ground

Afterthoughts from my vacation in Florida

By Scorpion Sting, published on Apr 4, 2013

... answer. Is there actually an answer? Am I wasting my time looking for something that doesn't actually exist? All I know is this whole floating through life grabbing up stuff while it is available is starting to show its wear and tear on my body.

One of the amazing things I saw while in Florida was the large amount of out of state plates on vehicles. We saw plates from 28 other states, Canada, and various places in Mexico. I started wondering what all of them were doing in Florida. Were they "ALL" there on vacation. Were some relocating? Oddly enough while we were in the parks I had... (more)

Tags: family, vacation, orlando, florida, job, bar, bartender, club, afterthoughts

Gulf Oil Spill Over – For Now at Least

By D. E. Carson, published on Jul 18, 2010

Imagine your house is on fire and the fire department doesn’t bother to show up for about three or four hours after the fire was reported. Then when the flames have gone away, they pack up and leave – never mind that there are still burning embers in that pile of ash where you used to live.

This is how HRH Obama has handled the gulf oil spill. He didn’t bother to even think about it for almost 40 days and then he decides to get involved when his own supporters begin to question his motives. During the first few days of the crisis, over 30 countries offered their assistance to handle... (more)

Tags: obama, bush, oil, florida, alabama, gulf oil spill, coast guard, gulf states, texas, mississippi

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