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May 1st, 2018 - 10:36 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges, UW

Are Public Universities for Sale?

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. The release of donor agreements between George Mason[...]

April 12th, 2018 - 10:38 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs

SMS: Why China is a better place to be a citizen than the US

Choosing China The Chinese government is actually a party/government. It runs very much like any other corporation with a promotion ladder, management posts, etc. The part/government also owns many of China’s large corporations just as a large US corporation owns its subsidiaries.  Like any w[...]

April 1st, 2018 - 9:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

During Passover, A desperate march  from Honduras toward the United States.

Pueblos Sin Fronteras (Abstracted and edited from Buzzfeed)  A group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders has organized hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men . The hope is that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause[...]

March 20th, 2018 - 1:13 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Being a Trump Female Visiting Saudi Arabia

Deena Loveland  FACEBOOK I WAS IN SAUDI ARABIA a few years ago and this would be worth your time to read. There is a place in the center of Riyadh called “CHOP CHOP SQUARE”. This is where, on Fridays, various body parts are chopped off.. Fingers, hands, heads etc, or other forms of tort[...]

March 15th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Jefferson, Repugnants

Today is the birthday of an American Monster … Andrew Jackson.

If you want to better understand this president, you should read about a campaign almost 200 years old.  Mr. Trump has dedicated his Presidency to Jackson’s Memory. In 1828, Andrew Jackson became the first president of the United States who wasn’t a founding father or son of a founding fath[...]

February 20th, 2018 - 11:22 am § in Bill of Rights

This assault weapon ban didn’t need legislative action.

In less than a week, Scott Pappalardo’s viral video has garnered nearly 17 million views.[...]

February 4th, 2018 - 12:29 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Treaty of Tripoli Celebrates America as a Jesus Free State

The late 18th century treaty reached by America with certain Muslim pirates of the African coast states: As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion,-as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquility of Mu[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 7:59 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Civil Rights Leader Dies As a Political Prisoner

Liu Xiaobo Dies A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images Prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, the only Chinese citizen ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize while still residing in China, has di[...]

July 4th, 2017 - 12:36 pm § in Bill of Rights

A Wonderful Essay on Becoming a US Citizen

The Country I Love By PRAMILA JAYAPAL JULY 4, 2017  SEATTLE  NY Times— Seventeen years ago, I celebrated my first Independence Day as a United States citizen. I couldn’t have predicated then that I would one day have the enormous privilege of being the first Indian-American woman to serve in[...]