Archive for January 24th, 2015

January 24th, 2015 - 5:45 pm § in Uncategorized

San Diego PD punishes black cop for complaining about racist training materials

In San Diego, a black police officer was passed over for promotion, pressured into taking an undesirable transfer, and threatened with disciplinary action for making “frivolous allegations of misconduct.” The “frivolous allegation” refers to his complaint about a racist cartoon used[...]

January 24th, 2015 - 5:30 pm § in Politics

Radical Republicans: Is this Oklahoma legislator America’s most virulent homophobe?

State representative Sally Kern has introduced the following bills in Oklahoma’s legislature: 1. House Bill 1599, the “Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act”: Taxpayer dollars and government salaries can’t be used for “the licensing or support of same-sex marriag[...]

January 24th, 2015 - 5:05 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Oklahoma GOP legislators learn they can’t pay teachers fast-food wages

Oklahoma has a teacher crisis. After slashing school funding by nearly a fourth since 2008 — more than any other state — Oklahoma is losing teachers. Its teacher pay ranks near the bottom, and its teachers haven’t received a raise in 8 years. They’re leaving for jobs in other[...]

January 24th, 2015 - 11:18 am § in America

What Would Washington Say About Deflategate?

Wait, the NFL is a ‘non-profit’ organization? From Daily Kos: If you want your blood to boil, read this piece on how the NFL fleeces taxpayers. It has shit like this: Though Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal claims to be an anti-spending conservative, each year the state of Louisiana forci[...]

January 24th, 2015 - 9:28 am § in America, Hypocrisy

THE Ave Challenge: People of color

This woman with Mr. Obama is of which e ethnic origin? a. African American b. Caribbean c. Jewish d. Hawaiian e. Mexican[...]

January 24th, 2015 - 4:42 am § in Misc.

Pat Boone WANTS YOU!


January 24th, 2015 - 12:52 am § in Misc.

PRESIDENT ROMNEY celebrates his wife’s horses

Big Hoss Meets The President and First Lady This day last year, Mr. and Mrs Romney lead  Clydesdale Horses at a topping out ceremony at The Kelpies in Falkirk, Scotland. Construction work has been completed on Andy Scott’s Kelpies, the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures and one [...]

January 24th, 2015 - 12:07 am § in Uncategorized

Free at last

A 70-year-old North Carolina black man framed by police was freed from prison today after serving 38 years of a life sentence for a double murder he didn’t commit. Joseph Sledge was convicted by testimony of a jailhouse informant who was coached by cops about what to say, and promised leniency[...]