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September 30th, 2021 - 1:53 pm § in Jews, Law and Courts

Threw his life away for what?

I don’t get it. It’s senseless. John T. Earnest, 22, described as “a former nursing student,” will spend his life in prison without the possibility of parole for shooting up a synagogue, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, September 30, 2021 (read story here). The stat[...]

July 21st, 2021 - 12:59 pm § in Health, Law and Courts, Politics

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas anti-trans law

Earlier this month, the GOP-dominated Arkansas legislature overrode the GOP governor’s veto of a bill that bans gender-confirming medical treatments for trans youths. A federal judge blocked that law on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, pending an ACLU lawsuit to strike it down as a violation of those[...]

June 2nd, 2020 - 10:43 pm § in Politics, Racism

Racist congressman ousted in Iowa primary

“Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, who has a long history of racist and outrageous remarks, lost his long-held House seat in a primary race Tuesday,” NBC News reported Tuesday night, June 2, 2020. Mr. King, 71, a college dropout, graduated from high school in 1967 at the height of the Vietnam War[...]

February 18th, 2020 - 9:48 pm § in Politics

Indiana Republicans would rather let kids marry than repeal an unconstitutional law

A bill in Indiana’s legislature that would have raised that state’s marriage age from 15 to 18 seemed headed for passage until Democrats offered an amendment to repeal a 1997 state law declaring marriage can only be between a man and a woman. That law, and others like it, went by the way[...]

April 27th, 2019 - 2:48 pm § in Jews, Religion

1 dead, 3 hurt in California synagogue attack

A gunman is in custody after opening fire Saturday in a Poway, California, Chabad synagogue, killing a woman, maiming the rabbi, and wounding 2 other people, including a young girl. Poway is a San Diego suburb. The suspect is described as a white male armed with an AR-type assault rifle, and police [...]

March 15th, 2019 - 9:38 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

TRUMP TOUTS VIOLENCE AS 50 MUSLIMS SLAUGHTERED

Terrorism this week in New Zealand took the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers.  The villain was a gun touting white supremacist .. what we now call a Trumpist. Before the red hats call me an extremist, read the words to the left.  Two Senators, one a Presidential candidate, express the outrage all go[...]

May 16th, 2018 - 2:41 pm § in Politics

Lawyer who advertises in Spanish yells “speak English!” at deli workers

Read story here. View his website here.[...]

January 15th, 2018 - 9:16 am § in Misc.

Happy Robert E Lee Birthday*

*ARKANSAS Third Monday in January[6] Robert E. Lee‘s birthday (state holiday combined with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day).[...]

August 27th, 2017 - 12:03 pm § in Hypocrisy, Saudi Arabia

Women .. the evil eye!

  Saudi Arabia’s Religious Police Outlaw ‘Tempting Eyes’ Saudi Arabia has announced that it has the right to cover women’s eyes—’especially the tempting ones.’ www.thedailybeast.com[...]

July 11th, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Misc.

A Nigerian Talks Of Being Black In America

Hi! I’m Vincent, a Nigerian citizen fortunate enough to be a member of the MIT Class of 2017. » ** I moved to the United States of America three years ago. Packed all my belongings into four luggage bags, rolled into a car with my five siblings and my mom and my dad. Suddenly, I […][...]