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July 23rd, 2018 - 8:25 am § in Schools & Colleges

Don’t they know any Latin in South Carolina?

“Summa Cum Laude” is censored. Read story here.  [...]

March 26th, 2018 - 12:26 pm § in Misc.

Texas style deposition

(This case apparently involves the Texas City fertilizer plant explosion.)[...]

February 20th, 2018 - 10:53 am § in America, Politics, Repugnants

Idaho senator berates students for lobbying him

Dan Foreman, an Idaho state senator, berated a group of University of Idaho students who drove 300 miles to meet with him and other legislators about two pending bills relating to birth control and sex education. Instead of listening to them, Foreman angrily ranted against abortion and threatened to[...]

January 3rd, 2018 - 12:43 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

SC legislators propose monument to black Confederate soldiers

There’s just one little hitch: There weren’t any, at least not from their state, according to historians. Apparently recruiting slaves to fight for slavery wasn’t a slam-dunk even back in those days. Read story here. Photos: As Confederate monuments tend to be statues of white guys[...]

September 27th, 2016 - 6:02 am § in Uncategorized

Southern cops and body cameras

Protests erupted in Charlotte last week after another black man was gunned down by cops. Police claim he pulled a gun, but can’t back that up. The police chief refuses to release dash and body cam videos to news media or the public. The man’s family complains they were shown only 3 minut[...]

July 8th, 2016 - 7:00 am § in Misc.

140th Anniversary of The End of Reconstruction

BLACK THEN: HAMBURG MASSACRE OF 1876: ALL-BLACK COMMUNITY RACE RIOT AGAINST WHITE TOWNSPEOPLE 1 POSTED BY JAE JONES – APRIL 7, 2016 – LATEST POSTS, RECONSTRUCTION The Hamburg Massacre of 1876 was a race riot between community’s Black militia and white residents from the surrounding rur[...]

June 18th, 2016 - 3:53 pm § in Uncategorized

Is Georgia’s “stand your ground” law for whites only?

Jessie Murray, a black man, is charged in Georgia with murder. On Feb. 15, 2016, Murray met his estranged wife in a bar to discuss their marriage. After a few drinks they drifted to a pool table, where a tipsy white man, an ex-cop named Nathan Adams, stumbled into Mrs. Murray and knocked her down. [[...]

June 17th, 2016 - 11:35 am § in Politics

Alabama county refuses to honor Orlando victims

“Alabama county officials refused to lower flags to half-staff to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting this week even after President Barack Obama and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered flags to be lowered.” Read story here. The best way to deal with this is by avoiding Baldw[...]

June 5th, 2016 - 5:45 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Texas AG blocked fraud probe of Trump University, left bilked students in the cold

“Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton moved to muzzle a former state regulator who says he was ordered in 2010 to drop a fraud investigation into Trump University for political reasons. Paxton’s office issued a cease and desist letter to former Deputy Chief of Consumer Protectio[...]