Archive for August 10th, 2015

August 10th, 2015 - 9:36 pm § in Uncategorized

Disgraced Ferguson court clerk gets a new job

Ex-Ferguson court clerk Mary Ann Twitty, who was a key player in the Ferguson police/municipal court shakedown racket that raised millions for the city budget by abusively targeting poor black residents for tickets and fines, and ultimately was fired from that job because of her racist tweets, has a[...]

August 10th, 2015 - 9:15 pm § in Uncategorized

Christie’s debate fib

“I was appointed U.S. attorney by President Bush on September 10th, 2001, and the world changed enormously the next day ….” — Chris Christie debate remark Wikipedia: “On December 7, 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Christie the U.S. Attorney for the District of [...]

August 10th, 2015 - 9:06 pm § in Politics

On the Paradox of Jews in the Jewish State

I’ve seen this guy Ettinger referred to as a Zionist. But people who use the term Zionist in that way don’t really understand it. Zionism originated as a secular movement promoting a Palestinian homeland for Jews, to be run by a secular democratic government. And that’s essentially[...]

August 10th, 2015 - 8:55 pm § in Politics

Family political connections keep Kansas bully out of jail

“Undulating fields of crops and livestock-dotted pastures are the domain of a trigger-happy bully who brags about a political cloak of invincibility keeping him beyond reach of the law in faithfully conservative Linn County. Adversaries say he has woven a liquor-infused tapestry of fear colo[...]

August 10th, 2015 - 11:54 am § in Uncategorized

Another turgid example of stupid, thoughtless, racist profiling

“A 66-year-old University of Massachusetts-Boston professor said he was shocked when police showed up at his door three weeks ago and asked him to answer questions about a liquor store robbery,” CBS News reported today. “Robert Johnson, who is also a lawyer, told CBS Boston on Thur[...]

August 10th, 2015 - 11:36 am § in Misc.



August 10th, 2015 - 9:52 am § in Misc.


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August 10th, 2015 - 3:22 am § in Environment

Crazy Scientists

? Oxygen Tests (1957) Crazy scientist demonstrates power of liquid oxygen – the stuff we breathe.[...]

August 10th, 2015 - 1:55 am § in Misc.

On Board Aquila


August 10th, 2015 - 1:54 am § in Misc.