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About johnrubens

B.A. ; J.D. ; author of anti-novel "Skyscraper Heavens". https://johnrubens.wordpress.com; https://blogosphere45.blogspot.com

Sometimes when one makes mistakes, one learns. #CharlotteNC

synchronicity, serendipity on 12-05-2017 at CLT.   “Who was that masked woman?”   Re: Woman who followed us to two spots we were not destined to occupy. https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/12/06/sometimes-when-one-makes-mistakes-one-learns-charlottenc   Advertisements

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#SecretInTheirEyes: Two years ahead of its time. A film by #BillyRay

Hi, #BillyRay: I’m F. Scott Fitzgerald’s #NickCarraway in #TheGreatGatsby. My wife wants me to sell my book. I think you or @HassanRouhani might like to read it. Came out the same year as your movie #SecretInTheirEyes. #SkyscraperHeavens Free sample @amazon … Continue reading

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Sex Education 2018: #statutoryrape101 #sexualharassment101 #botheringachild101

Statutory rape laws work. At what age can children raise children? What about rich kids? Currently, CA has 18 as the legal age of consent. Like speed limits, adjustments can be counter-productive. #Zeitgeist: Civil bonanza coupled with State restraint where … Continue reading

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#POTUS44 Attends Jury Duty in Chicago by #AlyssaPointer @ChicagoTribune

#speculativefiction: @POTUS44 on #juryduty: “You will not exclude me from the process.” #Chicago7 [documentary] @santaclaralaw @chicagotribune #AlyssaPointer #ProfessorEdwardSteinman‘s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties course; Forums: p. 6 #OneDimensionalMan #HerbertMarcuse The Frankfurt School.        https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/potus44-attends-jury-duty-in-chicago-by-alyssapointer-chicagotribune

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#GretaVanFleet #AClockworkOrange #CliveDavis #TheSoundtrackofOurLives

The Main Attraction all the backing, polish and vitality anyone could ask for What would Rose McGowan say? https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/07/gretavanfleet-aclockworkorange-clivedavis-thesoundtrackofourlives

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Rally Downtown #Trumps & #Chumps

Retweeted LAPD @ThomasLFriedman “All he does is tweet.” #TrumpIsAChump alleges Thomas Friedman on @smerconish #TwitterIsOverCapacity John Rubens added, LAPD @LAPD Anti and pro-Trump protesters face off in Pershing Square rally – LA Daily News http://dlvr.it/PzG67s           Retweeted Joy Reid‏Verified account @JoyAnnReid 2h2 … Continue reading

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Liberation Doesn’t Have to Displease God Necessarily.

Comfortably Numb @pinkfloyd Strawberry Fields Forever @thebeatles #LennonMcCartney @JonesysJukebox #HerbertMarcuse Liberation @SantanaCarlos John Rubens added, Recovery Quotes @addictionquoter ‘Every form of #addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.’ ~C.G. Jung https://www.quotesaboutaddiction.com/#philosophy     https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/03/liberation-doesnt-have-to-displease-god-necessarily

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Y2K: #EnronPatrol < #EnronOdyssey: #Odysseus Comes Home to Meet the Suitors. #HankPaulson, "Holy hell!" #Fiction #EnronTaskForce @JonesysJukebox John Rubens added, BI MarketsVerified account @themoneygame JPMorgan's Mary Erdoes issued a dark warning for a large group of Wall Streeters http://read.bi/2A1L5Mc

https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/02/mccain-asks-for-no-more-defense-nominees-they-drive-up-costs https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/02/21179

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McCain Asks For No More Defense Nominees [They drive up Costs]

Zero Sum Game? “Dead-enders?” Relativity.  Vikings and my biological paternal grandmother.   Thanks Danny Harrison. https://johnrubens.wordpress.com/2017/11/02/mccain-asks-for-no-more-defense-nominees-they-drive-up-costs

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Peter Neumann and His Critics @ForeignAffairs NOV/DEC 2017, p. 144, 150.

Chinese/Sufi Parable: “If you lost your key in the house, why are you looking for it under the street lamp?” “The power is out.” Banks and other financial institutions cannot monitor every $100 transaction or notice every time someone with … Continue reading

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