Posts Tagged ‘Good Deeds’

April 20th, 2016 - 11:30 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS!: Jackson gone! Tubman rules the 20.

Harriet Tubman’s Journey to the $20 Bill The Treasury Department is expected to announce that the African American woman who helped slaves escape to free states will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the new note. Readmore[...]

February 14th, 2014 - 6:03 pm § in America

Happy Valentine’s Day

Sweet: A Post at Liberality from 2011 I know it’s after Valentine’s day but hey, so what, I am still going to do a post about how much I love my sweetie. We have been married for close to 29 years which is a long time for some folks. Most people are not nearly as […][...]

October 3rd, 2013 - 10:45 pm § in Politics

Oct 3, Anniversary of reunification of Germany

Reunification of Germany On the 3rd of October, 1990 German re-unification became official. The date was designated as a national holiday by Chancellor Helmut Kohl.   In 1989, a re-unified Germany seemed a long way off, although demonstrations were already taking…[...]

March 21st, 2013 - 10:25 pm § in Uncategorized

Voters Rights Day

It was on this day in 1965 that thousands of marchers, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., left Selma, Alabama, headed to Montgomery, to protest the disenfranchisement of African-American voters. They had attempted the march twice before, earlier in the month, but the first time they had been badly b[...]

December 24th, 2011 - 2:05 am § in America, Misc., Politics

The 99% Rag: Poem for the Times

’Twas Year End and the CEOs / Did gamble with their bonus,
All bankrupt were the borrowers / In th’ encampment of the homeless.

The once-proud folks of Middle Class, their pensions stripped away;
Their diet was of canned dog food, ham-sandwiches and hay.


November 5th, 2011 - 12:29 pm § in Misc.

Japan: The French View of Japanese Heroism

from Le Monde Diplomatique Keeping calm and carrying on Like others in Sendai, he’s focusing on dealing with the damage nature has done, not the damage nuclear fission might do, though of course it’s a concern. The situation at Fukushima was almost immediately incorporated into the calm and orde[...]

May 10th, 2011 - 10:03 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Salman Rushdie: perhaps the time has come to declare Pakistan a terrorist state and expel it from the comity of nations.

Are we really supposed to believe that Pakistan didn’t know Osama bin Laden was living there for five years? Salman Rushdie from the Daily Beast, excerpted: Osama bin Laden died on Walpurgisnacht, the night of black sabbaths and bonfires. Not an inappropriate night for the Chief Witch to fall off [...]

May 7th, 2011 - 12:28 pm § in America

Peter Rhee, graduate of UWSOM Trauma Program, speaks out for gun control

“All at once, we were treating eleven patients with gunshot wounds. Despite the best efforts of everyone, six innocent people died that day at the scene and no treatment could have saved those innocent people as they were killed instantly. …. they don’t have gunshot wounds in Europ[...]

May 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm § in America, Politics

UPDATE: Breaking News: U.S. Forces Kill Osama bin Laden

original post on May 1 at 8:30 AM. President Obama has  announced that U.S. forces have killed Osama bin Laden and have his body. see video. “We condemn the assassination and the killing of an Arab holy warrior. We regard this as a continuation of the American policy based on oppression and t[...]

April 16th, 2011 - 11:18 am § in Jews, Politics

Nigeria Votes, on Passover

Ed.  The election in Nigeria may well be much bigger news than the soap opera in Libya. Nigeria is the largest state in Africa and, in may ways, the one with the most promise.  With oil wealth, a sizable educated populace, an engrafted tradition of democracy, a truly multicultural society, and gre[...]