Archive for September 19th, 2014

September 19th, 2014 - 3:50 pm § in America, Politics

Cultural Analysis of African American males. Intro

Although African Americans are not in control of structural barriers like racial discrimination, and lack of employment opportunities, we are in control of certain aspects of our culture.  It is vital to identify what aspects of our culture are hindering our progress as a community. Athletics, musi[...]

September 19th, 2014 - 3:44 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

The bigger issue.

I have been seeing a lot of posts like this lately, and quite frankly it’s starting to irritate me.  It is true politicians, as well as police officers are less likely to lose employment over domestic violence issues. Although I agree that there is a huge double standard here, I am questionin[...]

September 19th, 2014 - 12:28 pm § in Misc.

Paul Allen: Yet another toy!

GEEKWIRE: Paul Allen paid $2.5M for this German tank, says seller refuses to deliver by Todd Bishop on September 12, 2014September 12, 2014 at 10:47 am6 Comments Paul Allen is finding it very difficult to acquire this tank. The 28-ton Panzerkampfwagen IV, better known as the Panzer IV, was used by [...]

September 19th, 2014 - 9:23 am § in Religion

Is There a “liberal Islam?”

Liberal Islamic Studies Dean Murdered in Karachi, Pakistan By Polly Mosendz Muhammad Shakil Auj was struck in the neck and head while riding in a car to an event, held in his honor, at the Iranian Consulate, the man who shot him escaped by motorbike.[...]

September 19th, 2014 - 8:47 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion


  Alastair Crooke on ISIS as Islam  (HuffPost abstracts and comments) I agree with Mr. Crooke.  The President’s statement that ISIS is not Islamic  was at best confusing political correctness.  Obama said this, I assume, to avoid inciting bigots.  However, the statement neglects a fa[...]

September 19th, 2014 - 12:47 am § in Misc.

No value from studying with smarter people?

Learning with ‘stronger peers’ yields no boost A new study contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher-achieving classmates.[...]