Jesse Steele

— Poetry is code.™ —

Beijing’s Scope of Perception

Beijing’s Scope of Perception

In winter 2001, a group of Chinese visited my school, the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Their goal was to learn about America. I was invited on the strict agreement that I would say nothing inciting. So, being my natural, diplomatic self, popped the question, “So, what do you think about our spy plane crashing in your country?” My friend’s head sank into his lap.

After a repartee that would…

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Sunflower Movement: A Day on the Ground (photos)

Sunflower Movement: A Day on the Ground (photos)

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Lonely Morning SunflowerThe sun sets on several thousand gathered in Taipei. Police stand guard with riot shields and batons blocking roads and entrances. Streets overflow with students—some standing, most sitting on cardboard, Mylar heat blankets, or interlocking foam pads. Tents and booths line walkways. Traditional Taiwanese food vendors sit at the outskirts. Projection…

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Election 2012

Most of my ideas about the election have already been said… most people’s ideas have already been said by someone. Romney spiked in the first debate. Biden’s a jerk and it shows like a Freudian slip. And I don’t like Moderates anywhere… not in politics, business, or the Church.

In the second presidential debate, I thought both candidates didn’t answer the first few questions head-on. Was the…

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Obama 2012

Popular vote isn’t the only thing that matters. The US is a republic and every State should be given a little extra consideration as a whole.

Obama 2012

Popular vote isn’t the only thing that matters. The US is a republic and every State should be given a little extra consideration as a whole.

Taiwan’s Jiang Could Face International Trial for Using Force on ‘Sunflower’ Movement Protesters; Executive-legislative Conflict Indicates Rising Dictators

After keeping their promise to Taiwan Legislative Yuan Speaker, Wang Jin-pyng (王金平), the students in the “Sunflower” movement who had occupied the nation’s legislature since March 19 demonstrated evidence that contradicts a long-standing, worldwide precedent in court rulings, police action, and decisions made by executive heads of state.

Taiwan’s Jiang Could Face International Trial for Using Force on ‘Sunflower’ Movement Protesters; Executive-legislative Conflict Indicates Rising Dictators

After keeping their promise to Taiwan Legislative Yuan Speaker, Wang Jin-pyng (王金平), the students in the “Sunflower” movement who had occupied the nation’s legislature since March 19 demonstrated evidence that contradicts a long-standing, worldwide precedent in court rulings, police action, and decisions made by executive heads of state.

Kaohsiung: Nationalist Party Self-Destructs

Kaohsiung: Nationalist Party Self-Destructs

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Updates and New Releases

Updates and New Releases

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The Beauty of Boundaries

The Beauty of Boundaries

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Orange can’t be purple. This may seem unfair, but any other way would be unfair to everyone because sunsets would not be beautiful.

We look at many activities and ask about our “rights” or “why God is or isn’t angry”. When, in fact, it’s not our actions that…

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Jesus Loves Fat-Smelly Kids

Jesus Loves Fat-Smelly Kids

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Every school class has the same basic roles: the class clown, the handsome athlete, the rich kid, the nerd, the awkward musician, the fat-smelly kid, etc. Every student has problems and redeeming qualities alike—every student.

I was the awkward musician.…

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Now Announcing PacificDailyTimes.com

This week, I’m moving my traditional posting place from JesseSteele.com to JesseSteele.PacificDailyTimes.com. This is part of a project I have been working on for over half of a year and was drafting long before that.

Posts and feeds will still stay up-to-date at JesseSteele.com. Subscriptions to The Podcast, The Journal, and The Point will not change and you don’t need to update anything. I’ve…

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New Blog

Check out my new blog…

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Changes

I’m in the process of making some really big changes to blogging and podcasting. More coming soon. So, stay tuned!

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I am looking for writers and contributors. Lemme know.

I am looking for writers and contributors. Lemme know.

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Writing again. If you’re following this crazy activity on Twitter, hit me back.

Writing again. If you’re following this crazy activity on Twitter, hit me back.

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I’m getting into more with blogs for news and just personal stuff. Stay tuned…

I’m getting into more with blogs for news and just personal stuff. Stay tuned…

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