Saïd Amin
@said

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Seattle, WA
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Apr 9, 2015

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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
With Jones winning it's refreshing (and a relief) to see that fellow Americans, across political affiliations, are willing to draw a line in the sand and say 'enough is enough'. I know it's 'Bama and the deep south, but good grief, it's still crazy that the results were even that close. I digress.
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Expect Republican in-fighting and finger pointing to be amped up a notch or two. Losing will do that to you. Is this win tangible evidence that the pendulum will swing left during the upcoming midterms? The odds of that happening just went up!
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Lee apparently collapsed while shopping at a Safeway grocery store. Serves as a reminder to cherish loved ones, the moment and to be good to ourselves and others.
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Aboly (@Aboly) on Pinned comment
Indeed and some lives are cruelly deemed less worthy than others.

In addition to hunger there is blatant malnutrition leading to acute health complications and ultimately, shortened life-spans. Take Israel for example, and the subjugated, colonized people of Gaza who continue to endure the hardshi ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Aboly (@Aboly) on Pinned comment
Here you go: healthresearchfunding.org/19-shocking-statistics-democide/

reason.com/archives/2014/05/15/be-antigovernment-and-proud

There's not a singular/official list, but it's not hard to imagine the countries that would rank towards the top. Also, we have a narrow interpretation ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
And even more disturbing are the countries that top the list for "democide".
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
Mersi for the concern and well-wishes Varjavand-jaan.

Sounds like an informative book that I should read. Thanks for the heads-up.
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I love this!! Thanks for sharing. Love the journey, not the destination. 👏 😎 💯
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"The hardest thing, Dr. O’Sullivan explains, is to tell a patient that he is not suffering from what he believes is a disease. It may be a psychological problem that is, in fact, rooted in his mind."

I am literally in the midst of dealing with such a situation. My 87 year-old father is convinced, a ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
Activism/Participation: Yes, indeed! Also, women are running for office in record numbers (goo.gl/L82SPp). HRC deserves her share of credit for this.

Dems/Reps latest polling: 'According to Gallup, 44 percent of American adults said they either identify as Democrats or are independents who ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
Such a thoughtful comment--thanks for sharing. I'm inspired by your self-awareness.

In keeping with the theme of your comment and the conversation on TT (and elsewhere), we are all mirrors, reflecting back to each other. A safe/impartial space for sharing goes a long way towards accomplishing authe ... Read more
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