Archive for November 3rd, 2017

November 3rd, 2017 - 10:42 pm § in Politics

The GOP tax bill in a nutshell

What the GOP’s tax scheming is REALLY about (as if you need to be told). First, some historical background: “The United States is the richest country in the history of the world. Last year, the genius and muscle of the American people generated more than $18.6 trillion in wealth. This ye[...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 10:08 pm § in Politics

GOP sneaks language into tax bill to outlaw abortion

Huffington Post reports: “Republicans slipped anti-abortion language into the draft of the tax reform bill they released on Thursday. … Buried on page 93 of the 429-page tax proposal is a provision that would allow fetuses to be named as beneficiaries of college savings accounts known as 529 pla[...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

Slur of the day: from coons to dune coons

Dune coon (US) a derogatory term used for Arabs.[63] By analogy with sand nigger. Coonass, or Coon-ass (U.S.) a person of Cajun ethnicity.[52] Sand nigger an ethnic slur used against Arabs and those thought to be Arabs.[164][...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 9:13 am § in Misc.

Global Warming .. in time lapse


November 3rd, 2017 - 8:47 am § in Misc.

Högertrafikomläggningen: Driving on the left

“It was total chaos on the first morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, 1967. The official name for the day was .”  [...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 8:29 am § in Misc.

Greensboro Massacre

On this date in 1079 armed members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party pulled rifles out of a caravan of automobilesa nd shot protesters to death.  In 1980 and 1984, all-white juries acquitted the shooters of all criminal charges.  To date, not a single person has served jail time for[...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 4:58 am § in Misc.

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November 3rd, 2017 - 1:26 am § in Misc.

The Feminine and the Season