Archive for March 3rd, 2015

March 3rd, 2015 - 7:26 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Serially married GOP legislator outraged by gay wedding

Texas state representative Tony Tinderholt, a Republican, was so outraged by a judge’s ordering a county clerk to issue a marriage license to a gay couple that he filed a complaint with the state judicial conduct commission against, er, the wrong judge. Rep. Tinderholt, by the way, has been ma[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 4:18 pm § in China, Misc.

CHINA: Proposal to Build an Asian Version of the Panama Canal

China to bypass Malacca Strait by Kra Isthmus Canal in Thailand The US Navy controls China’s access to Europe by positioning the US Navy in the Malacca Strait.   This has motivated Chinese efforts to displace the US by claiming sovereignty over the South China Sea.  Now, China is exploring[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 3:26 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

German Jews Turn FAR Right

Based on material from The Forward.  The leading Jewish newspaper in the US reports that Rotem Ahituv, a German Jew and an immigrant from Israel,  wrapped in the black, red and gold German flag, spoke to a group of right wing protestors: “I am Jewish.  My family has lived here in Germany for 70[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 3:24 pm § in Misc.

California lawyer files initiative to have “Sodomites” put to death

A California lawyer has filed an initiative, called the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” requiring that ‘any person who willingly touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification be put to death by bullets to the head or by any other convenient method”[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in America

Black Billionaire

Some of my friends are excited that Michael Jordan is now a member of the Forbes Billionaire list. They feel like MJ’s arrival on the Billionaire list is a huge accomplishment for black peo[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 1:58 pm § in America, Politics

GOP swallows “stinging defeat” as Obama signs DHS funding bill

“They came, they saw, they blinked. The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September, effectively ending a congressional standoff …. The bill, identical to a measure that cleared the Senate last Friday, pass[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 1:45 pm § in Uncategorized

DOJ finds “sweeping” racism in Ferguson police and courts

“A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court …. [P]olice disproportionately use excessive force against blacks …, black drivers are stopped and searched far m[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 1:24 pm § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Spearchucker A term used for an African American, or other person of African descent.[175][...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 12:53 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Netanyahu slams Obama’s Iran policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today did exactly House Speaker John Boehner recruited him to do: He attacked President Obama’s foreign policy. He told Congress to reject the nuclear deal Obama is trying to negotiate with Iran, saying “no deal is better than this deal.” T[...]