Archive for December 29th, 2014

December 29th, 2014 - 11:13 pm § in Misc.

Japanese swords — making and fighting with them

Japanese swordmaking is an ancient art, more than 1,000 years old, that begins with making tamahagane, a type of steel produced from iron sand by traditional hand methods in charcoal-fired clay furnaces. Then highly skilled artisans, using hand forging methods, purify and shape this steel into exqui[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 10:26 pm § in Misc.

Radical Republican: Racists too?

House Majority Whip Spoke At White Supremacist Conference In 2002 Twelve years before he was elected by his colleagues as House majority whip, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a conference hosted by the white supremacist group European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Scalise spokesperson [...]

December 29th, 2014 - 8:18 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is she?

A. First Black female to head a US Bank B. Mother of Idris Elba C. Denzel Washington’s Mother D. Kissed Capt. Kirk E. Hugh Hefner’s First Chocolate Bunny[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 6:19 pm § in Misc.

It’s Time To Fire NYC Cops

Hundreds of NYPD cops continue to disrespect the mayor at every opportunity. The latest display occurred when officers booed him while he was giving a commencement speech at the city’s police academy. This involves more than a personal grudge, it’s a clash between police and civilian au[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 1:56 pm § in China

Traffic To Gmail Blocked In China


December 29th, 2014 - 1:30 pm § in America, Politics, Russia

RUSSIA .. losing Putin’s chess game


December 29th, 2014 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

A Brave Man

Black NYPD’s Chief of Department Quits “you want set me up Like you did Obama and the other… The NYPD’s chief of department abruptly quit Friday rather than take a promotion from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton that the chief believed was a powerless…  Where is the media?[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 5:13 am § in America

American Breeds: Race in America

The American concept of “race” is a farce. Some 40 years ago, as a medical student, I got into trouble when I asked my mentors why we were supposed to describe patients as Black or White? My mentors answered that there were genetic disorders. Excited by this idea, I began to take race hi[...]