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January 9th, 2015 - 4:42 pm § in Misc.

FOX anchor says police can’t spot bad guys if they wear ski masks …

… because the cops can’t see their skin color.  [...]

January 9th, 2015 - 3:41 pm § in Misc.

Silly nonsense rightwingers believe

I could provide lots of examples, but this will do for now.[...]

January 9th, 2015 - 3:24 pm § in Politics

How rightwingers talk to themselves

One of my conservative acquaintances emailed this cartoon to me. He doesn’t read newspapers, so he’s probably unaware that ISIS is being bombed by American jets dispatched by President Obama. Do you wonder how conservatives manage to be so oblivious to reality? I’m struck by how th[...]

January 9th, 2015 - 2:02 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Obama Proposes Free Community College For Everyone

“President Obama on Friday proposed making community college free for all Americans, casting the plan as a way to help more people enter the middle class …. Describing a quality education as a ‘right’ for those willing to work for it, Obama called on Congress to support his [...]

January 9th, 2015 - 11:13 am § in Religion

BREAKING NEWS: Paris Synagogue CLOSED for Shabbat Sevices

http://www.vosizneias.com/190549/2015/01/09/police-order-all-shops-closed-in-famed-jewish-neighborhood-in-central-paris-far-from-attacks/[...]

January 9th, 2015 - 11:10 am § in America

Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Keystone XL Pipeline By 3-4 Vote

The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled today, by a 3-4 vote, that it’s okay to confiscate private land for the Keystone XL pipeline without the landowners getting a hearing before the state public service commission as required by state law. You read that right, the court’s judges voted 3 in f[...]

January 9th, 2015 - 10:36 am § in Misc.

Fair Pay For Sex Workers

WHILE US ARGUES ABOUT PAY AT MACDONALDS, GERMANY WANTS FAIR PAY FOR SEX WORKERS   BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s biggest political parties have  agreed to ban so-called flat-rate sex offered by some brothels in the  country. A 2002 law legalized sex work in Germany. Now, the free market has[...]

January 9th, 2015 - 1:42 am § in The Ave Scene

The Seattle 15?

Seattle Met Chooses Seattle Up and Coming Leaders Seattle Met is one of those glossy urban magazines one finds in hotel rooms and on the coffee tables of affluent friends.  The Met is also an interesting magazine because it has reached out to one the few remaining  political reporters in Seattle,[...]