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December 14th, 2014 - 9:52 pm § in Misc.

Cops bullied girlfriend of Ohio WalMart police shooting victim

On August 5, 2014, a 22-year-old African-American man named John Crawford III was killed by police in a Dayton, Ohio, WalMart store. Another customer had called 911 and reported a man was “waving” a gun and “pointing” it at customers. Surveillance video and eyewitnesses don&#[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 5:34 pm § in Misc.

Scalia is only the latest conservative to assert that torture is OK

Now that it’s been definitively established the Bush regime tortured terrorism suspects, conservatives are rallying around a theme that goes roughly like this: Torture is, at worst, morally ambiguous; and using it is sometimes okay to prevent greater harm. It sounds like a talking point manufa[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 1:18 pm § in Hypocrisy

Jailed for Life While Black

Ed Clark Incredibly moving story worth reading, made me cry out loud. How could a 13 yr old boy who spontaneously expressed remorse for a crime he committed be put in prison for life? simply put, because he is black! Disgustingly unjust. A Shooter, His Victim and Race This black man did a terrible t[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 11:06 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Reuven Carlyle on accountability

Over on FACEBOOK Reuven Carlyle says:  “The lack of meaningful accountability and progress in higher education to raise on-time, 4-year graduation rates is a national scandal. If a student has done their part and still can’t access core courses, colleges should pay for the extra time[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 9:32 am § in Uncategorized

FACEBOOK and RACISM

Chinazor Onianwah I had to abruptly take my leave yesterday for a meeting. Now comes Mr. Stephen Schwartz. Quite an interesting guy. First he wants us to believe that the Ashkenazim in America is the validation of Jewish DNA. The Ashkenazim in America came via Russia fleeing the pogroms in the early[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 4:02 am § in Misc.

Two Years Since Newtown Massacre

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December 14th, 2014 - 2:43 am § in Religion

Sunday Revelations: God’s rules for female slaves

In its English-language digital magazine Dabiq. Islamic theology, ISIS propagandists argued, gives the jihadis the right, much in the same way that the Bible’s Ephesians 6:5 tells “Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling.” The Daily Beast has obtained a handbook of laws on tr[...]

December 14th, 2014 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Quotes of the Founders

“Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by a difference of sentiments in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing, and ought to be deprecated. I was in hopes that the enlightened and liberal policy, which has marked the present age, would a[...]