Archive for April 20th, 2015

April 20th, 2015 - 4:11 pm § in Uncategorized

Vandals destroy Michael Brown memorial tree in less than 24 hours

Less than 24 hours after it was planted, a memorial tree for Ferguson cop shooting victim Michael Brown was destroyed by unknown vandals. The tree was planted in a park. Police say they’re investigating. I won’t type what I’m thinking, but I’ll bet the vandal(s) won’t b[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 1:38 pm § in Politics

GOP Senator says people insured by Obamacare are moochers

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), who married into a wealthy family and has no idea what it’s like to face medical bills without health insurance, described the 20 million people newly insured under Obamacare as “individuals that have benefited from Obamacare on the backs of the American taxpayer[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 1:22 pm § in Misc.

Tulsa’s make-believe cop goes on a PR offensive — and his lawyer bungles the facts

Bob Bates, using his family as props, went on teevee to dispute reports that his training records were falsified that emerged after he shot an unarmed fleeing suspect with his gun, killing him, instead of tasering him, allegedly by mistake. Bates’ lawyer, who sits beside him during his NBC Tod[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 12:46 pm § in Politics

How many Supreme Court Justices will the next President appoint?

                      Photos: Scalia and Ginsburg almost certainly will leave the court during the next president’s term if not sooner. Ages of Supreme Court Justices: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 82 Antonin Scalia, 79 Anthony Kennedy, 78 Stephen [...]

April 20th, 2015 - 12:09 pm § in Hypocrisy

Flags, Protests, Cops, and Playboy Models

What we have here is a former Playboy model and Air Force veteran physically wrenching an American flag away from two female black protesters because she’s unhappy that they were stepping on it, which is a legal form of protest in the U.S., because she thinks it’s disrespectful to the fl[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 10:39 am § in America, The Ave Scene

HORSESASS: Creating Homes in Seattle

How Seattle Can Build Thousands of Affordable, Rent-Stabilized Housing Units at No Cost to Taxpayers! by Goldy — Monday, 4/13/15, 8:26 am Last week I upset some of my urbanist friends by once again suggesting that the market alone could not build its way out of Seattle’s growing affordable housi[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 8:38 am § in Misc.


Gov’t approved a package of bills on decommunisation, commemoration of fighters for Ukraine’s independence and victory over Nazism  The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, is expected to sign a package of laws on “decommunisation”, recently passed by parliament, which will lay do[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 8:07 am § in America

Mickey of Colorado Fights Alongside Kurds

Mickey of Colorado Is A Modern Lawrence of Arabia Mickey stands out, the former Colorado biker is now a Sergeant Major in the Peshmerga.  His blond hair and blond goatee are covered in combat by a death’s head balaclava, like the masks worn by the Isis warriors. The name tape on his military [...]

April 20th, 2015 - 4:33 am § in America

Dog Bites Man: Black on White Violence

Richard Williams, father of tennis greats Serena and Venus, grew up poor, with an unloving father.    His father left Williams’ mother, Julia, and her five children. Richard  stole to help his family survive. Finally, the young man left Louisiana to make a better life in Chicago, but Robert [...]

April 20th, 2015 - 1:39 am § in Misc.

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