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June 17th, 2015 - 11:51 pm § in Uncategorized

America’s Lubyanka Prison

“Let us not pretend that this kidnapping … was somehow moral … just because it was lawful. …  If Americans are not responsible for what happened to Kalief Browder … then we are not responsible for ensuring that it never happens again.” “[A] boy was snat[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 11:48 pm § in Misc.

Repugnants

GOP Favorite Cruz Seriously May Have Mental Issues Relentless exploitation machine Ted Cruz is the subject of public scorn after he made a joke about Joe Biden after his son Beau’s death. “Vice President Joe Biden. You know the nice thing? You don’t need a punchline,” Cruz said during a GOP&[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 11:19 pm § in Uncategorized

Update: Democratic state senator among dead at Charleston church

Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney, 42, a pastor and Democratic state senator, is among the 9 people killed in Wednesday night’s mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 10:58 pm § in Uncategorized

Gunman kills 9 at black church in Charleston, SC

“Charleston police say nine people have been killed in a shooting at a historic black church in what authorities intend to investigate as a hate crime,” CBS News reported Wednesday night. A man described as “a white male with sandy blonde hair, a slim build, approximately 21 years [...]

June 17th, 2015 - 7:27 pm § in Politics

Michigan GOP taxes poor for roads

“If you were doing away with a credit for anybody else other than poor people, Republicans would be screaming that it’s a tax increase.” — Democratic legislator Michigan’s Republican legislature has cut business taxes by billions. Now they need money for road repairs. S[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 5:11 pm § in Misc.

The Freedom of Association

Alabama city won’t fire white supremacist cops — even if they join the KKK The Anniston Police Department in Alabama knowingly employs neo-Confederate sympathizers, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports. RAWSTORY.COMChar[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 4:47 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

Affordable apartments, food bank coming to U-District

KING 5’s Josh Green reports. Josh Green, KING 5 News6:31 p.m. PDT June 16, 2015 KING 5 reports that  $400 a month for a studio in the University District? The Low Income Housing Institute believes it will become a reality here in about a year. The LIHI and the University District Food Bank[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Misc.

The Right Wing Revels in Liberal Hypocrisy

HUNT VS. DOLEZAL (UPDATED) POWERLINE  JUNE 15, 2015 BY STEVEN HAYWARD In my “Who Turned the Crazy Machine Up to 11” post last Friday, I noted the breaking stories of Rachel Dolezal, the race-hustling Social Justice Warrior of Spokane, and Tim Hunt, the University of London Nobel Prize winning b[...]

June 17th, 2015 - 11:36 am § in The Ave Scene

VOTER EDUCATION FORUM IN DISTRICT 3 on Juneteenth

Africatown Juneteenth Voter Education Forum Join candidates from District 3, District 2 and at large seats District 8 & 9!   THIS FRIDAY, June 19, 2015  6 PM – 8:30 PM New Hope Baptist Church  124 21st Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 Presented by Young Voters League co-sponsored by Black Doll[...]