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Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Injustice effects and impacts us all.  It differs little rather it’s police brutality (the majority of which at last study I have read is committed against whites … Continue reading

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21st Century Goings On

Dedicated to George Floyd and all victims of brutality in hope that we may yet find our way to a more just and less cruel world shared in our walk of humanity.  Marvin Gaye would probably be rolling over in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nonviolence Is the Most Potent Weapon Available To Oppressed People In Their Struggle For Freedom and Justice

“(R)iots are socially destructive and self-defeating. I’m still convinced that nonviolence is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom and justice. I feel that violence will only create more social problems than they will … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Have Decided To Stick To Love… Hate Is Too Great A Burden To Bear

“I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King, Jr., in A Testament of Hope: Essential Writings and Speeches Available as a free .pdf download here: https://all-med.net/pdf/a-testament-of-hope/         … Continue reading

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The Great Not So Great Society

American History continues through the Lyndon Baines Johnson presidency: The Great Not So Great Society by Michael Doyle LBJ entered his presidency aiming to be legendary Setting his sights on ending poverty through Great Society Johnson aimed to do this … Continue reading

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Turbo Charged

American History continues through the Kennedy presidency. Turbo Charged by Michael Doyle Nixon versus Kennedy; election 1960 Workhorse versus glamor; it hits me That the sleek athleticism of the New Frontier Was as distinctive as this election year The torch … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Us Not Seek To Satisfy Our Thirst For Freedom By Drinking From the Cup of Bitterness and Hatred

“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.      

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In Remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

May each of the readers of Aloha Promises Forever have a blessed day of service and communion on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2020.  May we always join together with such clarity! “I have a dream that … Continue reading

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