Archive for February 10th, 2015

February 10th, 2015 - 9:37 pm § in Misc.

Finally! A killer cop is indicted!

Only problem is, it’s for negligence, not a deliberate killing. NYPD Officer Peter Liang accidentally shot Akai Gurley, 28, in the dark hallway of a Brooklyn housing project last November. Apparently he tried to open a door with his gun hand and it went off. The charges against Liang will be d[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 3:35 pm § in Misc.

Bill O’Reilly’s military service fib

“I tell you what, I’ve been in combat. I’ve seen it. I’ve been close to it. And if my unit is in danger and I got a captured guy and the guy knows where the enemy is and I’m looking him in the eye, the guy better tell me. That’s all I’m gonna tell you. [&hel[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 3:28 pm § in Politics

Montanans boo Koch shills

A Koch group targeting Montana state legislators who refuse to oppose Medicaid expansion under Obamacare was booed and shouted down by local residents at a recent “town hall” meeting in Kalispell put on by the group. The group, Americans For Prosperity, held the meeting to attack state r[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 2:57 pm § in Uncategorized

Lawsuit challenges Ferguson’s debtor prison

The corrupt city government of Ferguson, Missouri, ruthlessly exploits its poor black residents by having its police write them tickets for everything from not mowing their grass to crossing a street or failing to use a turn signal. Then, its municipal judges impose hefty fines — on top of fin[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 2:25 pm § in Uncategorized

Jeb Bush’s campaign already has a sexism problem

When a GOP presidential candidate begins hiring staff, the first thing they must do is erase their old Twitters, because … well, because, you know what Republican males are like. P.S., Now that college women know what Republican guys really think of them, it’s obvious what they can (and [...]

February 10th, 2015 - 11:31 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Losing the UW, Losing a President

  Higher-ed spending in Texas lured UW’s president With a stable endowment from oil revenues and a new governor who talks of lifting the state’s public universities into the top tier, Texas proved a powerful draw for University of Washington President Michael Young. By Katherine LongSeattle[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 11:20 am § in Misc.


Joni Ernst: Vaccines Should Be Outlawed As They “Manipulate Brains,” Make People More Liberal -… Freshman United States Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) came to the defense of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on Tuesday, saying vaccines should be investigated and…[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 10:53 am § in Uncategorized

Boy Scouts Celebrate Their 110th Anniversary


February 10th, 2015 - 10:41 am § in Misc.

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