Archive for June 20th, 2015

June 20th, 2015 - 6:42 pm § in Politics

Why should Britain’s poor people pay for austerity?

“Thousands marched in central London Saturday to protest against British government austerity programs and spending cuts … to win attention to the plight of the poor. … The event is intended to vent outrage, albeit peacefully, over the Conservative government’s plan to slas[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 4:13 pm § in Misc.

What is missing here?

A relative from Charleston posted this as testimony to the tolerance in his city. What is missing here?   “Praying for Charleston The horror that occurred at Mother Emanuel Wednesday night has truly devastated our community. Emanuel AME means so much to so many, and we stand by them today as [...]

June 20th, 2015 - 2:20 pm § in Misc.

How The Racist Crop Still Grows in South Carolina

South Carolina is home to at least 19 known hate groups South Carolina, where the Confederate flag still flies on statehouse grounds, is a hotbed for racist hate groups.[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 2:18 pm § in Misc.

President Romney: Take down the Condeferate Flag

MITT: South Carolina Should Take Down Confederate Flag   OK, he is not President and never will be.  Neither will any of the 20 clowns running for the GOP nomination get nominated if they take this “strong” stand.   [...]

June 20th, 2015 - 1:48 pm § in Misc.

Free Speech does not mean that you can yell “Fire!!” in a movie theater. We all understand that.

Chad Lupkes on FACEBOOK   We have had enough. America has had ENOUGH! Racism, religious extremism, ignorance, bigotry, sexism, homophobia, all of these things ARE yelling “Fire!” in our country and it’s time for us to stop. It’s time for us to stop TOLERATING it. Kids l[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 12:42 pm § in America

The ONLY appropriate use of the Confederate flag.

In Germany the swastika is banned. It can not be shown.  We, however, have free speech.  I support free speech.  This picture shows the ONLY appropriate use of our swastika.  In that spirit, may I point out the defenders of this damned thing are correct, the twisted cross flag was not in commo[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 12:33 pm § in Misc.

North Korea with Burkas: ISIS-land

INSIDE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP’S RULE: CREATING A NATION OF FEARESKI MOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Inside the Islamic State’s realm, the paper testifying that you have “repented” from your heretical past must be carried at all times. Many people laminate it just to be safe. It can mea[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 11:18 am § in Misc.


Joe Mabel NPR today: “Some see the Confederate flag as a symbol of racism and hatred. Others see it as a symbol of Southern heritage.” I personally fuse those views: flying the Confederate flag is an embrace of a Southern heritage of racism and hatred. Joe’s post is right on.  The[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 9:39 am § in China

CHINA: Erasing Tibet

Quest for education creating graying ghost towns at top of the world[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 9:37 am § in Politics

GOPer: Corporations are people, but people aren’t people

Republicans don’t have broad public support, so they try to “win” elections by other means: By gaming election rules, funneling tons of special interest money to their candidates, smearing rivals, suppressing opponents’ voters. While expending huge sums and countless man hour[...]