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January 5th, 2015 - 11:07 pm § in Hypocrisy

If You Want Respect, Give Respect

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January 5th, 2015 - 10:57 pm § in Misc.

Facebook Fracas Over Boehner

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January 5th, 2015 - 8:52 pm § in America

Lying cops and flawed legal system sent innocent teens to death row

In 1975, a white man was murdered on a Cleveland street corner by black robbers. Ricky Jackson, 18, and two friends, brothers Wiley and Ronnie Bridgeman, were convicted and sentenced to death. Ricky Jackson and Wiley Bridgeman ended up serving 39 years in prison; Ronnie Bridgeman was paroled in 2003[...]

January 5th, 2015 - 2:40 pm § in America

Is asking for reform disrespectful to police?

Or is criticizing a legal system that allows cops to kill citizens whenever they feel like it more nuanced than that? I guess that depends on whether you think or knee-jerk.[...]

January 5th, 2015 - 2:30 pm § in Misc.

Ferguson juror sues prosecutor

A Ferguson grand juror has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the prosecutor alleging he manipulated the proceedings and misrepresented the grand jury’s conclusions. The juror is asking a federal judge to enjoin a Missouri statute prohibiting the grand jurors from talking about the c[...]

January 5th, 2015 - 12:32 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is this?

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January 5th, 2015 - 1:56 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Capital Hill Get a Decent Market?

Bellingham company to buy 146 Safeway, Albertsons grocery stores BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon… Here on Capital Hill we used to have some OK markets before QFC was bought out [...]

January 5th, 2015 - 1:02 am § in America, Misc.

The Dilemma of Intellectual Leadership

The contrast between the cerebral President and the howling of his opponents is a dilemma that democracy may not survive![...]