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R Allen Shoaf
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EROTIC RECKONINGS, my second volume of poetry, can now be purchased from New Plains Press or from Amazon. My third volume, PIED-PIPER PHILOLOGY: LOVE WORDS is now available from Thinker Media: see the link below "Ebooks." I also publish my work at EROTROPE (


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Attorney General of the US perjures himself

Mar. 3, 2017 7:59 am

The sentence that forms the title to this entry, "Attorney General of the US perjures himself," is a consequence of the poison of theocracy now coursing through the veins of America and rapidly killing her. Utterly immoral and unethical men believe they are "justified" by some "higher" law and thus show no respect for any law, including the allegedly higher law. And shall such a man adjudicate over perjury in other men?

The day before the sickening news broke, I posted a poem, "Beautiful Words: MEASURE," on which I had worked every day for weeks and weeks and weeks. The poem attempts to expose doublespeak as a violation of all measure, itself understood in the West from the West's very beginnings as a monstrous crime, hubris. The next day, I awake to nauseating proof of the argument.

When will we come to our senses? TrumPutin and their sub-monsters intend the destruction of America. Orwell is right:

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

We must find an antidote to doublespeak and theocracy. Fortunately, we have one, if we will but take it, "government of the people, by the people, for the people."

Thomas J. Donegan
March 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Hi Allen!

What is it that you mean by the use of the word "immoral?" And "unethical?" Both words logically imply objective and universal standards... So what is moral? What is ethical?

Another question which your missive begs is: "Why don't you address real theocracies e.g., those of a number of Muslim countries? And specifically for example: Saudi Arabia that murder homosexuals?" Allen, it is also the case that those theocracies - by law - mandate that women that have been raped are to be put to death (stoned? drowned? perhaps some other method?); unless 4 Muslim men attest that the women was raped. What do you have to say about that? Do you consider such Muslim's - as a Religion of Peace - as exemplifying "doublespeak?" Why no mention of such regular occurrences in real theocracies? And Allen, are you guilty of the doublespeak of which you report Orwell wrote? Why don't you address those murders? And 59 + million human beings have murdered in the United States since 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision; have you mentioned those murders, or is that an instance of "doublespeak?" Is the "pro-choice" label, doublespeak?

Another question Allen: "What is presupposed in all measure/s?"

Well I have many more related questions, but those will do for now...


Thomas J. Donegan

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