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May 28th, 2018 - 2:04 am § in Misc.

How Memorial Day Started

I write a lot abut how horrid the history and much of the present of South Carolina is.  Here is an exception, a story that is very special on Memorial Day. : Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been […][...]

January 15th, 2018 - 12:41 am § in Misc.

How Are Your Tomatoes Doin?

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September 28th, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Jews, Misc.

Jewish Pride: Elvis המלך and Satchmo the Shabas goy.

Elvis mother was ein bischen Jewish!! but Satch, was the Shabas goy Elvis Presley may be remembered as a rocker with a penchant for Baptist hymnals, but the King also had major Jewish lineage. According to a biography, “Elvis and Gladys,” the Memphis musician was Jewish through matrilineal desce[...]

September 11th, 2017 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

A Scientific Way to Define Race

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June 9th, 2017 - 6:00 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

Black and Jew, Then and Now

As we see angst over a Jewish professor caught in the poisonous mix of  white guilt and racism at Evergreen College, it is useful too look back a hundred years when the progressive Jewish newspaper, The Forward, introcuced WEB DuBois to what was then the Jewish left. “When the immigrant from [...]

February 19th, 2017 - 11:50 am § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP bars Hispanic congressmen from ICE meeting

Topic was rounding up Hispanics “A meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement intended to mollify lawmakers … had the opposite effect Thursday, as organizers expelled rank-and-file members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,” CNN reported Sunday. “The topic of the me[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 10:58 am § in America, Hypocrisy

What’s been going on around the world while the media continue the Trump orgy ….

Sunni Terror Massacre Hits Sufi Muslims in Pakistan 43 men, 9 women and 20 children were killed and hundreds injured in Pakistan by committed jihadis ,  followers of the literal Quran operating under the DAESH/ISIL brand.   The media ignored this and, I assume, the event did not fit on the index c[...]

February 7th, 2017 - 1:04 am § in America, Politics

WHO SAID THAT? A short story in quotes

Avi Ibrahim Balser FACEBOOK The teacher said, “Let’s begin by reviewing some American History. Who said ‘Give me Liberty , or give me Death’?” She saw a sea of blank faces, except for Little Akio, a bright foreign exchange student from Japan , who had his hand up: R[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 3:03 pm § in Uncategorized

Jerk harasses hijab wearer

On Saturday, Asma Elhuni, 39, an American-born graduate student and legislative assistant, was sitting in Joe’s East Atlanta Coffee Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, and minding her own business when Rob Koehler of Columbus, Georgia, apparently offended by her hijab, starting taking pictures of her. W[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 8:39 pm § in Politics

What is patriotism?

Patriotism is loyalty to a country, not a leader, party, or ideology. Which raises the questions, what is a country, and why have one? Rebecca Gordon, who teaches philosophy at the University of San Francisco, writing in Mother Jones, explores these questions here. Her article is worth reading. &nbs[...]