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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! I am on my mobile version of the door-to-door, going town-to-town holding readings/gatherings/discussions of my book "But What Can I Do?" This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels since 9/11 as I engage in dialogue and actions. It is froth with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society we want all to thrive in

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Kicked off facebook

I've been prepared to be labeled the "T" words and kicked off facebook, but I wasn't prepared for being kicked off for pointing out that it is WHITE MALES that are the most violent perpetrators of violence in this country.

This is what I tried to post - the truth - and was told it was against "Community Standards" - weeelllll if that doesn't show ya what/whose community and what/whose standards, nothin will.


"As of June 28: 154 mass shootings so far this year-heinous crimes committed by no women, no men of color, and no one from another country.

WHITE MEN r the MOST VIOLENT people in this country"

24 hours later, I attempted to post the next truth that the majority of those killed in the 154 mass shootings just this year alone were womyn (and their children) murdered by the white men who claim to love them.

Facebook wouldn't let me post that either - but this time I didn't get banned.

walmart

I do end up spending the night at walmart - Bryan, the gunslinging kiosk worker revealed he had lived in his truck in the parking lot of walmart and gave me very specific directions to the best place to park.

I found the quiet corner lot occupied with only one or two other campers and slept peacefully, despite trying to rouse myself in the middle of the night when I heard young excited voices praising the messages on my truck, one young womon saying seeing my truck made her whole day, no her whole month, no her whole life! Try as I did, I couldn't get out of bed but just listened to their passionate chatter.

This walmart closed at midnite but opened a 6am when I was out of bed and heading from the back parking lot to the front door and the bathroom. First I was concerned about the early hour and making myself too visible but when I rounded the corner, I saw the parking lot was at least half full of early morning shoppers! I had to count over 50 cars and trucks already in the lot. UFB And not one junker among what could have passed for a dealership lot.

I decide to take the short 1.2mile walk in the cool of the morning to the Hardscrabble storefront where my reading will be today or tomorrow - I'm hoping for today as I've reservation at Acadia National Park beginning tomorrow and I'm hoping to be able to flyer a little around Bangor on my way to Bar Harbor!