Archive for January 29th, 2015

January 29th, 2015 - 9:23 pm § in Misc.

Doctor’s license in jeopardy for treating the poor

I didn’t expect to live long enough to see a state medical board take action against a doctor’s license, but it’s finally happened. Mississippi’s medical board has scheduled a hearing this week to consider yanking Dr. Carroll Landrum’s license because they don’t l[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 7:55 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Politics, Religion

Hate group funds GOP junket

The American Family Association, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has identified as a hate group, has paid for an expensive 9-day visit to Israel for 60 members of the Republican National Committee, according to Haaretz, Israeli’s oldest daily newspaper (est. 1918).[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 7:07 pm § in Uncategorized

Virginia police dog mauls peaceful black female Army Reservist

A 21-year-old Army Reservist and college student was mauled by a police dog early Sunday after police were called to break up a street fight involving a crowd of about three dozen people. London Colvin, 21, who is black, admitted attending a party that turned rowdy but said she wasn’t involve[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 6:44 pm § in America, Politics

Economics is too damned hard …

… so we don’t deal with it. (Cartoon poached from Daily Kos)[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 4:28 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

URGENT: Urge Speaker Boehner to Delay Speech by Netanyahu

Call (202) 225-0600.  Tell Speaker Boehner: “As a supporter of Israel, I want you to re-issue your invitation for the prime minister of Israel to address Congress for a later date – a date that is after negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have concluded and after elections in Israel[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 3:53 pm § in Uncategorized

Far Right Ascendant in France


January 29th, 2015 - 2:15 pm § in Misc.

Even Comcast fires rogue employees; why don’t police departments sack rogue cops?

Comcast has one of the worst reputations in American business. It consistently ranks very high on “most hated companies” lists. They’re notorious for stonewalling customers who try to cancel their service. Last week, Comcast made national news when a financially struggling Spokane [...]

January 29th, 2015 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.



January 29th, 2015 - 10:19 am § in Misc.

Was MLK A Confederate General?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan 28 (Reuters) – A bid to end Arkansas’ practice of honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate General Robert E. Lee on the same day failed in a state legislative committee on Wednesday.[...]

January 29th, 2015 - 2:22 am § in Misc.


Paul Bessire’s ran 50,000 simulated games. The used some of the most advanced analytics available , found the Seattle Seahawks winning 57.3 percent of the time. New England Patriots 42.7 percent of the time. The Predictalator calculates that Seahawks[...]