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June 7th, 2015 - 8:41 pm § in Schools & Colleges

WSU’s president gets lavish pay

“Washington State University President Elson Floyd is the fourth-highest-paid public-college president in the nation” and his base salary “was the second-highest among presidents of the nation’s public colleges in 2014,” according to the Seattle Times. Elson made $725,000 [...]

June 7th, 2015 - 7:35 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Democracy Works in an Islamic State!

ERDOGAN HUMILIATED AT POLLS If Turks can do this, maybe Israelis will cleanse themselves of Netanyahu.  Imagine the Middle East with two, well-led democracies … Maybe three if this leads Turkey to support full statehood for Kurdistan! This is no longer far-fetched. The new Saudi regime is awa[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 7:01 pm § in Misc.

Texas. why would anyone want to live there

  Confederate group will fly 32 battle flags over MLK Drive at Civil War memorial in Texas town Granvel Block, who leads the statewide Sons of Confederate Veterans group, said southern states did not fight the Civil War to defend slavery – but were simply defending their sovereignty after “[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 3:41 pm § in Uncategorized

Texas cops kick black kids out of whites-only pool

“A white police officer in McKinney, Tex., has been suspended after a shocking video emerged Saturday that shows the officer manhandling, arresting and drawing his gun on a group of black children outside a pool party,” the Washington Post reports. The video also shows the cop using prof[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 1:28 pm § in Uncategorized

Images of two politicians

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June 7th, 2015 - 1:24 pm § in Misc.

Where bikers come from.

“Police officers and outlaw biker gangs often stand on common ground. Both attract the young and adventurous who value order, discipline and brotherhood. And on weekends tens of thousands of cops routinely trade their cruisers and badges for choppers and club colors. … A 2014 ATF report[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 1:06 pm § in Uncategorized

Republicans support states’ rights. Until they don’t.

“Despite the growing movement to legalize … marijuana, Christie pledged that he would reverse … the federal government’s permissiveness towards states that have done so like Colorado and Washington.” (Read the story here.) Photos: Gov. Christie is better at shouting than listening.[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 11:48 am § in America, The Ave Scene, UW

Joel Connely on Sawant

I urge everyone to read Joel Connely’s comments about Kshama Sawant and to consider coming to the debate Monday Night.  Sawant: “ represent the aspirations of tens of thousands of people.”  ”The elite is interested in one thing and one thing only: They want this movement to stop.[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 11:42 am § in Misc., UW

Joel Connely Reports on Sawant’s Big Rally

Joel Connely’s comments about Kshama Sawant  [...]

June 7th, 2015 - 10:55 am § in Misc.

Lindsey Welcomes Caitlyn to Join the GOP

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham: Caitlyn Jenner Is ‘Welcome In My Party’ The funny thing about this is that there have long been rumors that Senator Graham, a single man with a touch of the effeminate manner, is gay. [...]