Archive for March 6th, 2015

March 6th, 2015 - 11:57 pm § in America

The News Tribune on Creating a Cougar School of Medicine

The media war over where to spend state dollars on medical education continues in the pages of Tacoma’s News Tribune. Mikal Thomsen, a WSU graduate, writing at the explicit request of WSU, talks about his surviving a stroke and goes on to make the absurd claim that he might not have survived [...]

March 6th, 2015 - 10:05 pm § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Whites don’t riot, they party!

From a CNN, Nov. 20, 2014: “In mid-October, during the annual Pumpkin Festival in the small New England town of Keene, New Hampshire, some white college kids apparently had too much to drink and turned violent. “They were hurling broken glass and rocks at police (as well as, apparently, pum[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 9:29 pm § in America

How Ferguson robbed its citizens

The DOJ report on Ferguson’s extortion racket, as reported by CNN, details how city officials conspired to shake down poor black residents: Police were threatened with discipline for not issuing enough tickets, and competed to issue the most tickets. By 2013, the city was raising $2.43 million[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 7:52 pm § in America

What hath Obama wrought?

Obama’s Recovery: For The First Time In 30 Years, Unemployment Fell In EVERY State In 2014 Looks like the Obama recovery is really picking up steam.[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 7:02 pm § in Misc.

How will they hold the Iditarod Race when the arctic is gone?

“Much of the start of the world’s most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start farther north where there is snow and ice. … The nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starts Saturday with a ceremonial run through Anch[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 6:35 pm § in Uncategorized

Will Ferguson’s police chief be next?

Timeline for one of America’s worst police departments: August 9, 2014: Ferguson cop Darren Wilson kills black teenager Michael Brown. Later that evening, a cop allows his dog to urinate on a makeshift memorial, inflaming gathering crowds. August 10-12, 2014: Police respond to protests by depl[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 3:42 pm § in Uncategorized

Ferguson heads roll for racist emails

“Two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, resigned Thursday over racist emails discovered during the U.S. Department of Justice investigation of the police department, city spokesman Jeff Small said on Friday, citing the city attorney. Small identified the officers as Rick Henke and William [...]

March 6th, 2015 - 3:02 pm § in Misc.

Stocks plunge on strong hiring

The Dow Jones Industrial Index, the most widely-watched stock market indicator, plunged by 278 points today, after the Labor Department’s February jobs report showed unexpectedly strong job creation, with nearly 300,000 workers hired last month. This plunge might be hard to comprehend especial[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 2:08 pm § in Misc.

In Hawthorne, California, a citizen activist watches the cops (video) …

If you dislike power-tripping cops, you’ll love Tom Zebra! You’ll want to give him a big bear hug. Tom is an activist who keeps an eye on Hawthorne, California’s police. He knows them, and they know him. Their interactions are beyond amusing. And Tom tells you exactly what he think[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 1:28 pm § in America

Shades of CIA: The Chicago Police Department’s black site

Chicago’s police admire the CIA so much they’re emulating them. What they like best about the CIA, of course, is their proclivity for bypassing and nullifying all those pesky legal rights that suspects and defendants are supposed to have. “The Chicago police department operates an[...]