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August 19th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS

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August 19th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Making Saints

Hitler, Jefferson Davis, Stalin and Pol Pot should demand the same honor. In 1988 Father Junipero Serra, the founder of California’s Mission system,  was beatified by Pope John Paul II.  If the Vatican follows through,  Pope Francis eill make Junípero Serra Ferrer a saint this Fall. Like his s[...]

August 18th, 2018 - 10:24 am § in Hypocrisy

Dog Bites Trump

People are threatening to boycott a beloved hot-dog brand because its executive chairman — one of Trump’s best friends — is holding a fundraiser for the president   On Monday, Bloomberg reported that Howard Lorber is holding a fundraising event for Trump in the Hamptons on Friday. [...]

August 18th, 2018 - 12:28 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is a Geechee?

Woody Hodge FACEBOOK  Middle Georgia folk seemed to know a lot about Geeche, at least they were referred to often. But few folk wanted to be called Geeche. Hard to cypher the origins of this peculiar relationshop. It could have been that most slaves came to the south via these ports. And that the [...]

August 17th, 2018 - 4:29 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Racist Georgia election officials shutter black polling places

This November, Stacy Abrams, a black woman, will be the Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia. Apparently the folks who run elections in Randolph County, which is over 60% black, don’t want their citizens to be able to vote for her. They’re planning to shut down 7 of the county[...]

August 17th, 2018 - 12:26 pm § in Repugnants

Manafort judge under U.S. Marshals protection

Judge says he’s been threatened Won’t release jurors’ names for their safety The federal judge hearing Paul Manafort’s case in Virginia told reporters Tuesday he’s being protected by U.S. Marshals because he’s been threatened, NBC News reported. He declined to rel[...]

August 16th, 2018 - 11:59 pm § in Misc.

A Tale

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August 16th, 2018 - 9:55 pm § in Donald Trump

What Manafort’s trial is really about

Yes, it’s more than what it seems. On their face, the current criminal proceedings against Paul Manafort, Trump’s erstwhile campaign manager, involve bank fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering. But, like a swimming beach undertow, there’s something deeper and much more sinister [...]

August 16th, 2018 - 9:18 pm § in Misc.

SPORTS NEWS FROM JAPAN

SUMO / BASHO REPORTS Mitakeumi keeps perfect record intact; Asanoyama sits one victory behind at 8-1 Sekiwake Mitakeumi was a man in a hurry on Monday, when he needed just 1.8 seconds to remain unbeaten after nine days of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. His win over No. 5 maegashira Daishomaru ([...]

August 16th, 2018 - 6:14 pm § in Donald Trump

Admiral who led Bin Laden raid rebukes Trump

Retired Admiral William McRaven (pictured), who organized and oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, publicly rebuked President Trump on Thursday and invited him to revoke his security clearance too, so he “can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your pr[...]