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Archive for the ‘Bill of Rights’ Category

December 18th, 2011 - 12:26 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What Will Orthodox ‘Republicanity’ Look Like?

excerpts from an essay by  Louis A. Ruprecht, posted at Religion Dispatches. Ruprecht discusses how Gary Laderman of Religion Dispatches coining the term “Republicanity”,in  two  essays. In the first, he (Laderman) described the ways in which “Republicanity” now seems to opera[...]

December 5th, 2011 - 1:45 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Religion, Religion

Evangelism Spoils the Sweet Milk of the Sacred Cow

A sacred cow of American politics is that freedom of religion is not the same as freedom from religion.  The view from India, a land with a far greater history of religious tolerance than our own, is very different. Excerpted from an essay by Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. Co-Founder/Managing Director, Hind[...]

October 13th, 2011 - 12:57 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, The Ave Scene

People of color should not vote with everybody else!

Majority-minority? by N in Seattle at HorsesAss has a great post on the effort to increase a “majority minority” Congressional district south of Seattle … you know where all of those black, yellow, brown, people live unless they are Korean, Indian, Lummi, or Chinese. The proponents[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 10:31 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

UW AAUP Censors a post about the NIH.

A few days ago I posted a very important issue .. the 50% decline in funding rates at he NIH since the early 2000’s.  I discussed why this should be of concern to all of us interested in the University School of Medicine. I also suggested that our federal representatives need to be educated a[...]

August 18th, 2011 - 11:33 pm § in Bill of Rights, Misc.

Free diabetes and blood pressure drugs for Brazilians

Brazil is to provide free medicines for everyone suffering from high blood pressure or diabetes. The drug s will be distributed through a nationwide network of budget pharmacies, where many medicines are already heavily subsidised. President Dilma Rousseff said the measure was part of her campaign t[...]

April 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm § in Bill of Rights, Politics

八英雄 Dozens Targeted in Chinese Crackdown on Critical Voices

from Der Springer  Sandra Schulz in Shanghai eight heroes Ai Weiwei Liu Xianbin Ni Yulan Zhao Lianhai Liu Xiaoyuan Ran Yunfei Liu Xiaobo Teng Biao The recent disappearance of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei made headlines around the world. But the Chinese regime has also targeted dozens of other critics a[...]

April 21st, 2011 - 8:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

Who is Morozov? Amazing ideas about education, freedom, and the internet!

  This cartoon is awesome. I can not summarize what is in this cartoon … ritalin, the enlightenment, radical right classist efforts to restrict education, … get some coffee, tea or a glass of wine and WATCH! from a comment at YouTube: “It would be nice to see the President (us[...]

April 6th, 2011 - 12:53 pm § in America, Bill of Rights

UPDATE: Wisconsin Voters Recall Republican Judge

UPDATE:  — The  Waukesha County clerk announced that the vote total announced for Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court race had been mistaken — The new total puts Prosser on a significant path to victory, about 7,500 votes ahead of Kloppenburg.  Sad outcome.  Will the energy that [...]

April 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

Glen Beck Opposes Slavery

From Huff Post: Glenn Beck exploded at Chris Matthews for his comments denigrating Michele Bachmann and her views of American history. Matthews called Bachmann a “balloon head” on Tuesday for saying that the Founding Fathers “worked tirelessly to end slavery.” He noted that, [...]

March 10th, 2011 - 11:38 pm § in Bill of Rights, Schools & Colleges

Lyman Bradley … why the courage of a faculty is essential to academic freedom.

In the 50’s, before being targetted by the House Unamerican Affairs Committee, Professor Lyman Bradley was chair of Germanic Studies at NYU and a major scholar in german literature.   After losing his job and being sentenced to  prison,  when Lyman R. Bradley applied for a passport in 1961,[...]