Archive for January 18th, 2015

January 18th, 2015 - 7:47 pm § in America

White Christian Superintendent Protects Black High School Kids From Being Offended by the F and N Words.

DeKalb County Alabama school superintendent Hugh Taylor (left)  cancelled a high school history club field trip.  The movie they had wanted to see was “Selma.”  The school is predominantly minority (i.e. black).  Their parents were paying for the tickets. The superintendent said he w[...]

January 18th, 2015 - 5:27 pm § in Misc.

What’s wrong with our military?

In this article, Atlantic writer James Fallows examines why the most expensive and technologically advanced military in the history of the world has lost every single one of its recent wars. A brief summ[...]

January 18th, 2015 - 4:32 pm § in Misc.

Divine intervention saves Seahawks from losing to Packers in playoffs

Things looked grim for the Seahawks but they pulled off a miracle, summarized by Seattle Times: “Russell Wilson, who had thrown four interceptions, desperately rallied his team late in the fourth quarter, driving his team 69 yards in seven plays and keeping it himself on a 1-yard touchdown run[...]

January 18th, 2015 - 11:50 am § in Misc.


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January 18th, 2015 - 10:52 am § in Politics

What secrets lurk in Mitt Romney’s tax returns?

Now that Mitt Romney is making guttural noises about running for president again, Mother Jones magazine is again asking what he’s hiding in the tax returns he doesn’t want anyone to see. Here’s what we know from what he disclosed: His income is more than $20 million a year, mostly [...]

January 18th, 2015 - 10:33 am § in Misc.



January 18th, 2015 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Quotes of the Founders

“The United States of America have exhibited, perhaps, the first example of governments erected on the simple principles of nature; and if men are now sufficiently enlightened to disabuse themselves of artifice, imposture, hypocrisy, and superstition, they will consider this event as an era in the[...]

January 18th, 2015 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Scene: For 1 cent, WASTATE lost out on a great attraction.

USS Ranger featured in ‘Top Gun’ set to be dismantled for single penny Imagine this on the Seattle Waterfront as an attraction?  Aircraft carrier, USS Ranger, which featured in the movie ‘ Top Gun ‘, will be dismantled for single penny in Brownsville, Texas.  Officials were[...]