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American Torture – Reflection not Retribution says President Obama

Considering America’s heinous war crimes and crimes against humanity, it is a bit hypocritical and ironic for President Obama to not offer an apology but merely encourage reflection rather than retribution. While I agree retribution is not the path of peace, nor the way to correct past wrongs; it is worthy to note reflection alone will not produce reformation.

What you fail to confront, you cannot correct. President Obama and the American intelligence community (and individual compliant operatives) need to take a deep look into their heart and soul to see exactly what it is they are about. If covert operations and and intel is merely about propping up U.S. imperialism and keeping the dollar afloat globally as a currency, then don’t expect an apology.

If self-righteousness is the order of the day, then President Obama may want to keep encouraging the CIA along their dehumanizing way. If not, at some juncture our President will have to stand up to the Bush administration and provide more than a pardon.

The world is waiting for justice, truth, and freedom (not just rhetoric about freedom) to prevail. President Obama is positioned to show the world what freedom truly is and is not. If he plays the politician and tries to please both parties (thereby preventing justice) he will do the world, the American people, and himself a great disservice.

Justice must be served, wrongs apologized for, restitution paid, crimes punished, and the people of the world (despite their geographical location or socioeconomic pedigree – or lack thereof) protected.

www.PaulFDavis.com – author of United States of Arrogance and worldwide speaker

RevivingNations@yahoo.com

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Ayatollah Khomeini – Reflection Or Misrepresentation of God?

Ayatollah Khomeini meaning in Farsi

The reflection of God, but in reality

This could be disputed wholeheartedly

Because misrepresentations diligently

Exert and assert their religious orthodoxy

Nevertheless this does not assure accuracy

According to religion, opinion, and divinity

The Ayatollah was asinine to very many

As for countless Iranians he was most holy

But as for his claim to fame, it’s controversy

A skillful political tool indeed for any clergy

To arrest the attention of media spiritually

Yet demonizing America so arrogantly

Taking U.S. hostages at the embassy

Keeping them for 444 days mercilessly

Although sending a message successfully

Awaking the world to a nation’s religiosity

While breeding intense hatred and animosity

Galvanizing a nation with anti-American oratory

Ousting the leading shah without hesitancy

Bringing about an ideological shift powerfully

Carving out for Iran a position internationally

Stopping capitalistic imperialists seeking oil only

At the expense of the Iranian people and economy

For all the wrong and hatred Khomeini created

We must also acknowledge sincerely and honestly

The pride he restored to his homeland and nation

Unfortunately it came through hostility and oppression

Rigid rules, uneasy tradition, and brutal extermination

Of dissidents, and for women the veil and imprisonment

Enslavement and removal of civil rights for the people

So Khomeini could have the facade of societal approval

A charade of monstrous proportions and distortions

An evil oligarchy and demonic theocracy for Khomeini

Mesmermize the masses masterfully against the mighty

“The great Satan” which has made the world drunk

By reason of its music, movies, TV, and media

Yet by simultaneously creating a terrorist state

A revolution of hate and death is Khomeini’s fate.
 

by Paul F Davis – author of United States of Arrogance and Poems That Propel The Planet

www.PaulFDavis.com

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Paul F. Davis is a world-changer who has touched over 50 countries & 6 continents building bridges cross-culturally and empowering people throughout the earth to live their dreams!

 

Paul is the author of 14 books. Paul has appeared on numerous internationally broadcast radio shows from Oprah & Friends to Fox News Radio to talk about conflict resolution, peacemaking, foreign policy, and diplomacy. Playboy Radio’s Afternoon Advice host Tiffany Granath calls Paul an “awesome” relational coach and recommends his books on love, dating, and sexuality.

 

Academically outstanding Davis was trained in transformative mediation & conflict resolution (Hofstra Law School); strategic negotiations (Harvard Business School & U. of Washington); advanced interrogation (Reid & Associates founders of the polygraph); and NLP & Life Coaching (NLP & Coaching Institute of California).

 

Paul humorously and elegantly transforms individuals and organizations.

 

Paul’s organization Dream-Maker Inc. builds dreams, transcends limitations, & reconciles nations.

 

Paul worked at Ground Zero in NYC during 9/11; helped rebuild a home at the tsunami epicenter; comforted victims of genocide in Rwanda; spoke to leaders in East Timor during the war; inspired students & monks in Myanmar; promoted peace & reconciliation in Pakistan; and has been so deep into the bush of rural Africa where villagers had never before seen a white man.

 

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