Archive for February 19th, 2015

February 19th, 2015 - 11:24 pm § in Politics

Oklahoma GOP legislators seek to ban AP course and require students to read Reagan speeches instead

This is what happens when you let partisan legislators dictate public school curriculums. “The bill, authored by Oklahoma Rep. Dan Fisher, designates a total of 58 documents that “shall form the base level of academic content for all United States History courses offered in the schools in t[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 11:07 pm § in Misc.

Seattle pays $70,000 to man beaten by police for ‘contempt of cop’

“If not for an in-car video, Isaac Ocak might be known as a violent criminal instead of a victim of excessive force. Now 23, Ocak says he would’ve been forced to live his life with an assault conviction except that a video of his violent 2010 arrest countered allegations that he attacked s[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 10:26 pm § in Politics

He’s President and you’re not, neener neener!

“I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America,” Giuliani said during the dinner at the 21 Club. Well, Mayor, America loves him more than you, because he’s President and you’re not, and that’s all I’m gonna say. Photo: Non[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 10:14 pm § in Misc.

Winter Scenes


February 19th, 2015 - 5:15 pm § in Misc.

Did a heartless doctor practice bigotry against a helpless baby?

“Bay Windsor Contreras is 4 months old and she’s the apple of her mothers’ eyes. But the new family has already had to confront the reality of discrimination from a place they never expected. Her two moms, Krista and Jami Contreras, were married in Vermont in 2012 under the state&[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 2:45 pm § in Misc.

Apple’s New Market

Read more about Apple’s role in North Korea’s effort to woo the world![...]

February 19th, 2015 - 2:19 pm § in America

Global Warming: The US Set for a Return of the Dustbowl .. and Worse!

 NASA has published an article that global climate change is going to produce unimaginably bad, long lasting droughts.    “Unprecedented drought conditions” — the worst in more than 1,000 years — are likely to come to the Southwest and Central Plains after 2050′  “[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 12:18 pm § in Misc.

We are no 10.


February 19th, 2015 - 10:39 am § in Misc.

President Romney: Corporations Invented the Smile:

President Romney issued a Proclamation declaring today “Smiles Day.”   “The new day honors Harvey Ross Ball Today we celebrate the birth of a true American entrepreneur.  Mr. Ball improved our word by inventing the smiley face.  In 1963 the iconic design was created for State M[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 10:37 am § in America

A Pacific NW Icon

Saddened to read the news this morning.  Former NBA player, Jerome Kersey has passed away at age 52.  Kersey was one of my favorite players growing up.  The small forwards best years were played with the Portland Trailblazers.  I just remember the passion that he played with.  He use to dunk re[...]