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Archive for June, 2015

June 30th, 2015 - 10:28 pm § in America

State trooper gets only 2 years for raping 81-year-old woman

What does it take for a cop to lose his job and go to prison? Jeffrey LaPorto was hired by the Connecticut State Police in 2000 and fired in 2010 after numerous incidents of misconduct, womanizing, and abuses of authority. Here’s what didn’t get him fired: “LaPorto’s miscondu[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 7:40 pm § in Misc.

What the Ef Does Sawant Mean by “Revolution?”

Given Kshama’s sloganeering, and possible lack of understanding of words like “Trotskyism,” nobody here in the Seattle commune may ever be able to find out.  Fortunately, she counts the highly articulate Chris Hedges as a voice.  So, here is a longform interview with Mr. Hedges[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 5:58 pm § in Politics

Domestic terrorism in 1 graph

  (Source: Mother Jones; click here for story)  [...]

June 30th, 2015 - 3:19 pm § in America

I firmly believe that the Jews and their subversive organizations are committing the arson of these “black churches”

ANOTHER BLACK CHURCH IN SOUTH CAROLINA BURNS; CAUSE UNKNOWN So ..Buster Himon has  An Idea of Who Is Burning Down “Black Churches” Anti-white media, academia, and professional victims are in full force following the killings in the name of black-on-white rape, crime, and terrorism. The [...]

June 30th, 2015 - 1:37 pm § in America

Misty Copeland

… was today promoted to principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater, the first African-American dancer to achieve that position in ABT’s 75-year history. The video below, a CBS “60 Minutes” segment, explains who she is and what her success means for her, professional ball[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 1:35 pm § in Misc.

Yes, the Confederate flag is good for something


June 30th, 2015 - 12:42 pm § in Misc.

Grand jury to probe Tulsa sheriff

Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz is a good ol’ boy who doesn’t see any reason for a grand jury investigation of how he runs his office, but he’s gonna get one anyway. After “more than 6,600 Tulsa residents signed a petition asking for the investigation, though only 5,000 si[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 10:16 am § in Misc.

When does “religious belief” become illegal discrimination?

While America is a diverse society with nearly all religions represented in its population, Christianity is the predominant religion, and several branches of Christianity, especially in the south, regard homophobia not as an ugly form of discrimination but as a core element of their faith. Obviously[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 10:02 am § in Misc.

South Carolina Brawls Over The Damned Flag

A brawl started yesterday when vehicles with Confederate flag supporters pulled up in front of the South Carolina Statehouse. The flag  supporters clashed with about 30 flag protesters. “The blood on my face, the blood in my teeth, the blood on my hands is no comparison to the Southern blood [...]