Archive for April 11th, 2015

April 11th, 2015 - 9:22 pm § in Misc.

Eight years ago, on 11 April 2007, this lady received the Order of the Smile, an award given by Polish children to honor heroic Poles. |

Known by her nom de guerre: Jolanta) Irene Sendler was nominated by Żegota (the underground organization also known as the Council to Aid Jews) to head its Jewish children’s section.[14]members, Sendler smuggled approximately 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided th[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 1:49 pm § in Politics

The stupid GOP reaction to the Iran deal

How stupid are Republicans? Plenty stupid, and in few places is this so visible as their visceral reaction to President Obama’s Iran deal. They can’t get past 30 years of “Death to America!” chants and do business with Iran. They’d rather throw away American lives and treasure on another q[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 10:48 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this boy?

A. Ted CruzB. Me C. Osama ben Ladin D. Donald Trump E. Benjamin Netanyahu[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 8:55 am § in Misc.

“That means nigger citizenship. Now, by God, I’ll put him through. That is the last speech he will ever make.” — John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth Day There will be  a public celebration of Lincoln’s assassination, today  in Baltimore on April 11th. It is being celebrated as the equivalent of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Contact the organizers for details.[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 8:45 am § in Misc.

Farrakhan on Israel

CIVILITY IS NOT THE ANTONYM OF DEMAGOGUERY Two weeks ago the UW hosted Steve Salaita.  Salaita gave an address proudly hailed as civil.  However, if you listen to this talk and then to Salaita, the content is the same.[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 1:35 am § in America

Radical Republicans

Hal Rogers, the Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, represents Owsley county and got 84 percent of its vote. His 5th congressional district in southeast Kentucky has the largest proportion of food stamp recipients among any held by a Republican, the data shows. Kentucky’s Ow[...]