Archive for June 19th, 2015

June 19th, 2015 - 11:59 pm § in Misc.



June 19th, 2015 - 9:12 pm § in Uncategorized

Yes, the South fought the Civil War to preserve slavery

Mississippi Declaration of Secession In the momentous step, which our State has taken of dissolving its connection with the government of which we so long formed a part, it is but just that we should declare the prominent reasons which have induced our course.Our position is thoroughly identified wi[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 8:57 pm § in Misc.

Now bigots want to ban rainbows

Better not put up Christmas lights, or someone will assume you’re gay.   A Baltimore widow with four children strung rainbow solar lights to brighten up her yard, and then found this note on her door: Her response: “Needless to say…  I need more rainbows… Many, many mor[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 8:48 pm § in Misc.

New York Times top comment

Gfagan PA 10 hours ago I am Irish. For many years in my native land the Rev. Ian Paisley spouted bigoted hatred about Catholics in Northern Ireland, but then claimed innocence when some militant sectarian group massacred Catholics. Speech was not murder, he said. He would never condone killing, he s[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 7:49 pm § in Misc.

With its usual class, the NRA blames the victim for being dead

NRA board member Charles Cotton asserts Rev. Pinckney and eight of his parishioners are dead because, as a state senator, he voted against concealed carry. There are several problems with his argument: 1. South Carolina already allows concealed carry. 2. The bill I believe Cotton is talking about w[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 5:10 pm § in Misc.

Ohio cop misses dog, shoots child

A Columbus, Ohio, cop shooting at a dog missed and shot a 4-year-old girl this afternoon. The girl reportedly is in stable condition. (Click here for story) Dog owners typically are very attached to their animals, and there have been a number of controversial police shootings of people’s pets.[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 2:33 pm § in Uncategorized

Perry spins Charleston massacre as an “accident” caused by drugs

Of course, what he’s doing — what all Republicans are doing — is deflecting attention from how easy it is in this country for madmen to get guns.[...]

June 19th, 2015 - 1:00 pm § in Misc.

Jeb! Thinks only guys like him grow up well.


June 19th, 2015 - 12:49 pm § in Misc.

NAZI IN SEATTLE: Discuss on Facebook

   Devon Dsquared Deloney Since that guy was openly wearing a symbol of hate on his arm which is basically like a f*** you to everyone around him. If I was there I would have called him a bitch to his face and ripped it off his arm and the moment he tried to react […][...]

June 19th, 2015 - 11:14 am § in Uncategorized

Should we honor soldiers who fought on the wrong side?

This is a complicated question, not least because the “good guys” and “bad guys” aren’t always easy to identify, but also because military service often is involuntary and we recognize it’s unfair to punish people for things over which they have no choice. But eve[...]