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No Man Left Behind: Mormon Masturbation Video Compares Jerking Off to Fighting in a War

“Masturbation, a rather common indiscretion, is not approved of the Lord nor of his church. Sometimes masturbation is the introduction to the more serious sins of exhibitionism and the gross sin of homosexuality.” – Spencer Kimball, Former President of The Mormon Church It’s hard to believe – yet important to stress – that this is NOT […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

The topic of abuse is a very touchy subject. Abuse and torment come in a wide variety – from physical, to verbal, to emotional. While some people do need to just “toughen up” because they are overly sensitive, some people really have experienced severe abuse that is a struggle to deal with on a daily basis. […]

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Baptist Preacher Discovers “Cure” For AIDS

“The Bible is only as good and decent as the person reading it.” – Dan Savage Just in time for the holidays, a Baptist Preacher has finally “discovered the cure for AIDS.” According to Pastor Steven Anderson of Tempe, AZ, all we have to do to finally be rid of this horrible immunodeficiency disorder that […]

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Stop Acting Like a Bunch of Assholes

asshole [as-hohl] noun, slang: a stupid, mean, or contemptible person Some observations on the top news stories from the past week or so: If you’re a cop and you shoot an unarmed kid, you’re an asshole. If you are a rioter who destroys private property and assaults innocent people under the guise of “protest,” you’re […]

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Constructive Suggestion for Ferguson (not that my opinion matters)

I’ve been reluctant as I considered writing this today, as the subject matter is sensitive and innocent people’s lives may hang in the balance as we voice our opinions on the volatile situation presently in Ferguson, MO.  I wish the reader to understand I fully accept any criticism that maybe I should just keep my […]

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Reason in the Face of Ferguson

The thing I find most saddening about the events in the news today is the lack of willingness to understand a situation from a higher perspective. With Ferguson, all I am hearing in the media – and from friends – is side-choosing, race-baiting and talk of “rights.” This isn’t about rights. It’s about much larger issues […]

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Religion as a Social Construct

Originally posted on Rewriting Religion:
I think we’re ready to get into the philosophical arguments about religion now. This is my first philosophical post about the nature of religion, but it won’t be my last. I would appreciate any feedback you may have. With that, let’s get to work, shall we? What I’m presenting here is…

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In The Beginning Was Fear

“If you have no hope of survival, what’s left to be afraid of?” By Daniele Bolelli In the beginning was fear—the fear that everything that has a body experiences once it realizes we live in a predatory universe; a universe in which absolutely everything gets to be eaten… if not by the sharp fangs of […]

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A Generation Of Narcissism

Let’s face it, we are a generation of fucking narcissists. We are what the past 50 years of corporate advertising has made us. We are the products they sell us, the political machine they’ve indoctrinated us into; the creatures of purely self absorbed minds with little or no regard for anything or anyone unless there […]

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A Combat Veteran Supports Anti-War Music (Fortunate Son at Concert for Valor)

So, I’m busy with a few chores and I catch some banter going on on tv in the background about a supposed controversy over a song some celebrities performed at a big show in D.C. on Veterans Day.  I turn my attention to the television and it’s the usual suspects on the FOX News show, […]

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Wild Uniforms Becoming the Norm

The Chaos Sports Report with Willie B. Lakey – Veterans Day “Rich people don’t like to be in the military. The shoes are ugly and the uniforms itch. Rich people don’t go in much for revolution or terrorism, either.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke Are these uniforms in sports getting crazy, or what? “You can’t tell […]

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Support Your Veterans? Let’s Start by Legalizing Weed

There is an epidemic in this country – and it’s not Ebola. Everyday, at least 22 veterans take their own lives. And not only do we stand aside and watch (or ignore) these men and women whom we claim to support: we also support – through our lazy voting habits – the very laws that […]

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You aren’t a Conservative. You’re just an Asshole.

In the wake of the Republican victory in the Senate and total control of Congress, my newsfeed has been overwhelmed with elated Conservatives and GOP loyalists who are reveling in how our newest political heroes will save our great nation from the “Liberal Agenda.” At last, brothers and sisters, we will be free from the […]

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Texas has Just Elected Some Mentally ill People. Again.

Originally posted on Under Construction:
Good job, Texas. You’ve just elected an actual insane person to be the Lieutenant Governor of your state! Partnered up with another possibly insane person – Greg Abbott – who you’ve elected as Governor, what could possibly go wrong? The two highest elected officials in the state are now taking…

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Love in the Time of Ebola

From the moment Thomas Eric Duncan made headlines as the first person on American soil to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus, the country went into a hysterical frenzy that could rival even the most ridiculous soap opera. You can’t turn on the news or scroll down your Facebook feed without hearing or reading about […]

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Pat Robertson Has the Power to Raise the Dead!

Good news! Just in time for Halloween, Pat Robertson has announced that he has the power to raise the dead… and so do you! All you have to do is read your bible and believe. Also, I’m sure it wouldn’t hurt to make a sizable donation to the 700 club. It’s good to know that charlatanism […]

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Unus Annus an Interdico & Music Therapy for PTSD

UNUS ANNUS AN INTERDICO – ONE YEAR AN OUTLAW & MUSIC THERAPY FOR PTSD HOW MUSIC HAS BEEN THE BEST THERAPY FOR ONE VETERAN SURVIVOR OF POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER One year ago today, I became an outlaw.  It probably wasn’t quite the journey one might expect that led me to this twist in my […]

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If The President Can Get High, Why Can’t I?

Originally posted on Under Construction:
So, let me get this straight. The Vice President’s son gets kicked out of the Navy after testing positive for cocaine. His Dad’s boss, the President of the United States, has admitted to smoking weed and using cocaine. President Obama’s predecessor, George W. allegedly used coke and definitely smoked weed.…

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I’m Not Gonna Miss You

Few things in life are more painful than watching helplessly as a loved one suffering from dementia slips into oblivion. Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011. He has released his final song, I’m Not Gonna Miss You, in which he chronicles his battles with the disease and says goodbye to family and fans. […]

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Breaking Metal – Guiltless Cult – Season 2, Episode 11

Breaking Metal Featuring:  GUILTLESS CULT Season 2, Episode 11 HOST:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Vocalist – Killing Grace http://youtu.be/Lwhm8L7VolM Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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A Nation of Apes and their Silly War on “Drugs.” An American Fable

“The legalization of marijuana is not a dangerous experiment – the prohibition is the experiment, and it has failed dramatically, with millions of victims all around the world.” – Sebastian Marincolo Once upon a time, there was a land inhabited by intelligent creatures called Apes. They called their land a Nation. And this Nation was […]

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Breaking Metal – She The Killer – Season 2, Episode 10

Breaking Metal Featuring:  She The Killer Season 2, Episode 10 HOSTS:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Vocalist – Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer – Outlaw Serenade http://youtu.be/weg9hFdanV8 * Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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Breaking Metal – Outlaw Serenade – Season 2, Episode 9

Breaking Metal Featuring:  Outlaw Serenade Season 2, Episode 9 HOST:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Vocalist – Killing Grace   http://youtu.be/-YSYkN_9Rp4 * Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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The First Amendment: An Introduction

By Adam Hinds Our country is not a “Christian nation” but rather, as the Baptist theologian Albert Mohler duly notes, “a nation of Christians.” America, he argues, “is not Christian by constitutional provision or creedal affirmation—but its people are overwhelmingly Christian by self-affirmation.” But whatever one believes about America being a “Christian nation” that concept […]

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Breaking Metal – Lost Generation – Season 2, Episode 8

Breaking Metal Featuring:  LOST GENERATION Season 2, Episode 8 HOSTS:  Matt-man Edmondson, Vocalist – Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer – Outlaw Serenade http://youtu.be/4FwsYc3rWxY Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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Turtles all the Way Down

  Turtles all the way Down by Sturgill Simpson I’ve seen Jesus play with flames in a lake of fire that I was standing in Met the devil in Seattle and spent 9 months inside the lion’s den Met Buddha yet another time and he showed me a glowing light within But I swear that […]

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Losing My Religion: Thoughts on God, Tragedy and Belief

Every year on September 11th my Facebook feed becomes decidedly more religious as family members and friends send prayers and make pleas to an omnipotent being in the sky. God bless America. Pray for the victims and their families. I’m not attempting to make light of a tragedy that has affected our generation more than […]

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Breaking Metal – Look What I Did – Season 2, Episode 7

Breaking Metal Featuring:  LOOK WHAT I DID Season 2, Episode 7 HOSTS:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Vocalist, Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade http://youtu.be/BGZYbPGkx7Y Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a live audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville, TN

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Where Is Your Allegiance?

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.”   – Thomas Paine, American revolutionary The following is some interesting history about the pledge of allegiance to the American flag. It may come as […]

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Soundbites, Blurbs and Righteous Indignation

The headline from Spin read: Henry Rollins Bashes the Suicidal, Shames Robin Williams; “Fuck suicide,” the singer wrote in an editorial today. I will readily admit, even as one of Rollins’ staunchest supporters, my first reaction to the headline was, “Wow, that’s pretty brutal.” As a life-long Rollins fan, I know there are times when he can […]

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Breaking Metal – Vampire Bleach Bomb – Season 2, Episode 6

Breaking Metal Featuring:  Vampire Bleach Bomb Season 2, Episode 6 HOSTS:  Matt Edmondson, Vocalist, Killing Grace Adam “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade http://youtu.be/QLBZhmyCi30 * Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville, TN

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Tatiana Moroz “Out In The Wind” (new song demo)

Tatiana Moroz performs her newly written song, “Out In The Wind” for the first time (demo) * Joined by Outlaw Serenade drummer & fellow ‘Same Side’ artist, Adam G. “Brick” House, on percussion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6Kf-c55th8 http://samesideentertainment.com/talent/

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Breaking Metal – Vahalla – Season 2, Episode 5

BREAKING METAL Featuring:  VAHALLA Season 2, Episode 5 HOSTS:  Matt-man Edmondson, Vocalist, Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade http://youtu.be/F3J-OjcWudI Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s in Nashville, TN

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Breaking Metal – Halcyon Way/Oblivion Myth – Season 2, Episode 4

Breaking Metal Featuring:  Oblivion Myth & Halcyon Way (Steve Braun & Ray LeGrand) Season 2, Episode 4 HOSTS:  Matt-man Edmondson, Lead Vocalist, Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vD0cx8FjrY Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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Joe Rogan on Israel, Palestine, War and Choosing Sides

Partial transcript from JRE #525 When I see death and destruction, I don’t gravitate towards it. I don’t try to study and try to figure out exactly what’s going on so I can pick a side and have a viewpoint. I just get sad that there’s more of this bullshit in the world. I don’t […]

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Breaking Metal – Fate Of Adam – Season 2, Episode 3

Breaking Metal Featuring:  Fate Of Adam Season 2, Episode 3 HOSTS:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Lead Vocalist, Killing Grace Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ_K2UwbBJw Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

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The Curse of Intelligence

“Ignorance is bliss” ~ Thomas Gray Intellectual capabilities are by far the greatest of gifts that a human being can possess. No matter what your personal flaws may be, the ability to be analytical, creative, rational, logical, and to see through what is arbitrary and trivial about human behavior and society is more valuable than […]

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Watching Gaza Burn From The International Space Station

Alexander Gerst has been observing the violence in Gaza from a distance – a distance of 205 miles. The German Astronaut, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, sent out a tweet yesterday describing what he called “my saddest photo yet.” How strange – and depressing – it is that a human who has actually […]

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CopBlocking & Bill “Goebbels” O’Reilly (w/ Megyn Kelly)

I didn’t quite know where to begin with this piece, but I think watching the following video is as good a spot as any: Before we get into my own take on Cop Block, let’s dissect this not so pithy smear piece by the bloviating spin-master & company. BILL:  “In The Kelly File segment tonight, […]

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Breaking Metal – War All The Time – Season 2, Episode 2

Breaking Metal Featuring:  War All The TIme Season 2, Episode 2 HOSTS:  Matthew Dee Edmondson, Vocalist, Killing Grace  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Killing-Grace/163357423687012 Adam G. “Brick” House, Drummer, Outlaw Serenade  https://www.facebook.com/outlawserenademusic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKUqj1YWzNg Breaking Metal is recorded in front of a LIVE audience at Daisy Duke’s Bar & Grill in Nashville https://www.facebook.com/pages/Breaking-metal

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