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January 31st, 2015 - 6:43 pm § in Uncategorized

Quiz: Which of these guys was shot by the police?

The black guy (top) toted a toy gun in a Walmart store. The white guy (bottom)  carried a loaded shotgun on the streets of Aurora, Colorado, and refused to identify himself to police. If you guessed the guy on top, you’re right! The guy on the bottom was only charged with misdemeanor obstruct[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 6:25 pm § in Uncategorized

Racist who made lynching remark to waitress charged with hate crime

Tommy Dean Gaa apparently didn’t like being served by an African-American waitress at a small-town diner. When she asked if he wanted white or wheat toast, he replied, “I’m prejudiced. I’ll take white,” then allegedly grabbed her arm and remarked about taking her to a p[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 5:54 pm § in Misc.

Sore loser

Hey, it’s not like she lost an election. It’s only a beauty pageant. And she did get first runner-up (ask Mitt Romney how that feels).[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 1:52 pm § in Politics, Religion

Movie Review: The Attack

A 2012 film about the experience of living in close quarters with one’s enemy. If there were any justice, this film would have gotten the buzz that American Sniper is getting. But we know there’s no justice, don’t we? [Insert cynical emoji here] The focus of the story is Amin, an a[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 12:46 pm § in Misc.

Seahawks: The Freedom to be Marshawn

Report: MeUndies.com to match Marshawn Lynch’s crotch-grab fines The company has agreed to donate $20,000 to Fam 1st Family Foundation for Lynch’s most recent fine and will donate an additional $20,000 (up to $100,000)… thescore.com[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 12:44 pm § in Misc., Repugnants

RADICAL REPUBLICANS:’I Do Not Construe Homosexual Rights As Human Rights’ Says GOP Human Rights Subcommittee Head

U.S. Congressman Chris Smith announced gay rights are not human rights. “I am a strong believer in traditional marriage and I do not construe homosexual rights as human rights,” Smith said. He also suggested that the Obama administration’s “views on LGBT rights affected or hinder[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 10:17 am § in Misc.

SUPERBOWL COUNTDOWN: Seattle Pride!

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January 31st, 2015 - 3:01 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this?

 HINT: There is a middle school named after him in  Winder, Ga. and a  library at the University. named after the politician.[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 2:41 am § in Misc.

NYC pays $3.9M to family of unarmed black teen

“New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012. The deal settled a federal lawsuit brought by the family of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham. ‘This was a tragic case,’ said New York Law Department[...]

January 31st, 2015 - 1:48 am § in Uncategorized

Why Palestine Can Not Survive Without Israel

Over at the Global Post, Basil El-Baz, CEO of Carbon Holdings, an Egyptian  oil and gas company has said the hard truth about the hard truth is that the economies of the Middle East.  The obvious exception to his depressing remarks is Israel.  For a Palestinsian stste to prosper, it would need [...]