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December 22nd, 2016 - 9:08 pm § in Politics

Are we in The Dead Zone?

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December 22nd, 2016 - 3:27 pm § in Uncategorized

When black people call the police

Here’s what we know so far:  In Fort Worth, a black woman called the police after a white neighbor allegedly “grabbed and choked” her 7-year-old son for littering on his property.  The responding officer told her, “Why don’t you teach your son not to litter?” Th[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 2:31 pm § in Politics

Broken Promises: Trump’s theme song

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December 22nd, 2016 - 10:46 am § in Uncategorized

Three Days Left to Shop

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December 22nd, 2016 - 10:25 am § in America

Alabama Guv Interviews Far Right Bigot to Replace Jeff Sessions as US Senator

Alabama Guv Interviews Roy Moore To Replace For Sen. Sessions The Alabama governor’s office confirmed Wednesday that he had interviewed suspended Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to potentially replace Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Moore was formally suspended for the remainder of hi[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Kellyanne Conway, ‘Trump Whisperer,’ Will Be Counselor to President

Kellyanne, a frequent alt right sparring partner for Bill Maher,  came to the fore as Trump’s Spinmistress when she defended him after  a 2005 video surfaced in which he was caught making vulgar comments about grabbing women’s genitals. Conway declined the spokesperson  role in the Tr[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 2:05 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Where is this spoon?

A. Mosul Iraq B. Burning Man C. Sudan D, Mars E. Tatooine[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 12:08 am § in Misc.

The Limits of Academic Freedom

 UO Professor Punished for Appearing in Blackface Last October, Professor Nancy Shurtz hosted a Halloween party at her home . She invited  faculty as well as all of the students from her Tax Policy and Tax Planning classes. Students were welcome to bring family members, dates, or plus-ones. Peopl[...]