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The Charleston Slayings were just so Wrong!!!

I just got finished viewing pictures of the body of former State Senator Clementa Pinckney lying in state in Columbia, South Carolina.  I was just awestruck by the look on the faces of his daughters.  It is a mixture of anger and sadness at having to bury their Dad for a senseless act committed by a racist young man who wanted to start a war among United States citizens.  I refuse to read the racist manifesto that was posted on his webpage.  He was a 9th grade dropout and probably didn't write whatever is on the page.  He was armed though and that was the difference in him achieving his immediate goal.

Reverend Pinckney was only 41 years old when his life was taken from him.  I want to mention the other victims but I need to maintain a focus on what I think was a local act of treason committed by Dylan Roof.  Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Reverend DePayne Doctor, Tywanza Sanders, Reverend Sharonda Singleton, Myra Thompson, Reverend Daniel Simmons and Ethel Lance comprised the vict…

Game of Thrones Update: Cersei is getting what she deserves!!

Many of us celebrated when King Joffrey received his comeuppance at his wedding.  He was a sadistic, maniacal young man who loved inflicting pain on his subjects.  He also loved to torture women.  He killed Edard Stark and then made Sansa look at her father's head on a pole.  He was tormenting Tyrion even though Tyrion saved him in a major battle in the show.  His death was horrific and was set up by House Tyrell.  Littlefinger helped Sansa to escape into the hell that she is now in but I will address that later.

Cersei Lannister has been a pain in the neck for a few seasons now.  She was actively trying to persecute Tyrion for the suspected murder of Joffrey.  She had no proof other than the fact that Tyrion was standing close to Joffrey while he expired.  It was revealed later that Olenna Tyrell knew that he was abusive and did not want her granddaughter to be married to this monster.  Tyrion was on the run until the most recent episode.  Cersei had promised a reward to anyone …