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|WYFP: My Ben Affleck Problem
Good evening, Kossacks, and welcome to WYFP. First, here is a word from our sponsors: WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and ...
|blue jersey mom||05/02/2015||143|
|How To Read A Seismic Hazard Map
Now that the USGS has preliminary come up with a way to quantify the short term hazard of potentially induced earthquakes it’s important to know what these maps are and mean.
|Baltimore Prosecutor Mosby: Not Holding Bad Cops Accountable is a Disservice to Good Cops
After issuing Murder Indictments against the Officers who Killed Freddie Gray just 24 hrs after receiving the case from the Baltimore PD , when talking to CNN's Don Lemon, yeah Don Lemon, Maryland ...
|Frank Vyan Walton||05/01/2015||75|
|Become Maladjusted to Injustice! MBOPRA, STDDs, Week 35
If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
|Baltimore police commish knew Freddie Gray's death was a crime--here's why
For all the kicking and screaming that the Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police directed at Marilyn Mosby today after six of their brothers were indicted for their role in the death of Freddie Gray, ...
|Christian Dem in NC||05/01/2015||12|
|O'Malley: We Are Capable of More
Former Maryland Governor O'Malley has spent the past two days on the ground in Baltimore the city he loves and governed as Mayor from 1999 - 2007. While he's been in Baltimore, the national media ...
|UPDATED: Asst Wayne Cty prosecutor re: Baltimore protesters: "Shoot em. Period. End of discussion."
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Shoot 'em? Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page after watching images of protesters and rioters in ...
|Geert Wilders. An ill wind blowin' to Texas
Geert Wilders, heads the far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) in The Netherlands At the invitation of Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), and Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), one of the most divisive bigots in ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/01/2015||62|
|Father of black Detroit youth shot by ICE agent: "They brought my son downstairs and executed him"
Originally posted at Eclectablog . On Monday of this week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer Mitchell Quinn shot and killed 20-year old Detroiter Terrance Kellom. The killing took ...
|O'Malley and the Consequences of Broken Windows
I'm assuming most here understand the concept of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_windows. At its most basic level, this law enforcement theory says that if you more aggressively pursue law ...
|Michigan AG Schuette's hired gun paid $50K to tell SCOTUS gay marriage creates unwed mothers
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . There is a great deal of speculation on how the Supreme Court will decide the case of Obergefell v. Hodges , the case that will likely decide once and for ...
|O'Malley Takes A Walk Through Baltimore
Former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has been getting slammed in the media and by some here for what happened to Freddie Gray and for the Baltimore riots. His critics say ...
|Carl Stokes to CNN's Erin Burnett: Thugs? Just call them N#ggers then...
The video title says that Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes "Explodes" when CNN's Erins Burnett asked him "Isn't 'Thugs' the right word to describe these [looters and rioters in Baltimore]?" ...
|Frank Vyan Walton||04/28/2015||424|
|Georgia man has life destroyed by social worker falsely saying he attacked her
Many of you know that nine years ago, my ex-wife falsely accused me of making a girl watch X-rated movies and threatening to beat her up if she told anyone about it. So when I found out about a ...
|Christian Dem in NC||04/28/2015||39|
|Activist schools Blitzer: Broken spines are worse than broken windows
There are times when the media really does their best to sicken us all. This ...
|Frank Vyan Walton||04/28/2015||142|
|Throwing the Bones of Dreams
There should be voices singing laments, old songs for a new burning time. There should be drums pounding, feet marching, by the hundreds of thousands. Black feet, white feet, ...
|Baltimore Gang-Members Call for Non-Violence and Justice for Freddie Gray
Despite what you may have been told in the media, things in Baltimore are not exactly as they might seem. http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/gang-members-deny-police-claims-of-truce-to-take-out-white-
|Frank Vyan Walton||04/28/2015||3|
|Cops: "A Group of Outrageous Criminals Attacked" Officers..
Baltimore 1968: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=baltimore+riot+of+1968&view=detailv2&id=3EC884481B1B2DF56C75B2A728E220D1294B8FB2&ccid=xNYGI0kX&simid=608016736569396911&thid=JN....
|How cops gain legal authority by beating up people like Freddie Gray
Like many, I am watching the terrible events in Baltimore play out, and am also following the very disturbing details of Freddie Gray's death as they are revealed. I'm writing tonight because the ...
|The Capturing of the Coyote
When the life of a coyote is deemed to be of more importance than the life of a black man. There have been many sightings of coyotes in Manhattan, New York. According to CBS , one female coyote ...
|Peeling my skin in America - getting down to the root
Thoughts are swirling like Fall leaves on a windy day. But it's Spring in America. A time of rebirth, renewal, of May's green rush after a long winter. Even so, too much of our country remains ...
|❁ petals of fury - vengence of the tiny flowers of riverside park ❁
|Now they just kill us one by one
Cartoon decrying the Hamburg massacre of July 1876 As people raise a hue and cry, for a media minute, about yet another police murder of an unarmed black man—this time Walter Scott ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||04/26/2015||298|
|O'Malley & Sanders the Big Hits @ SC Dem Convention
Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders were the big hits at the South Carolina Democratic Convention today. Both received several standing ovations during their speeches to the audience of Democratic ...
|White House Correspondents Dinner - Live Blog
Just putting this up there for those interested/watching.
|Stanley Glanz must resign for allowing two men who falsified Robert Bates' records to be promoted
Late yesterday, Tulsa County DA Stephen Kunzweiler revealed that he is so alarmed by the revelations contained in an internal investigation of how Robert Bates' training and behavior were handled ...
|Christian Dem in NC||04/25/2015||18|
|Human Rights activist Sabeen Mehmud assassinated in Pakistan
A leading Pakistani human rights activist has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Karachi after hosting a talk on allegations of torture in the province of Balochistan. Sabeen Mehmud was shot ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||04/25/2015||45|
|War Drones: a taboo like bio/chem weapons or our future of a frictionless slide into perpetual war?
..especially with "signature strikes" as the one of the more common methods of determining when and where to strike. It occurred to me that another term being used and apparently understood by ...
|Even if Walmart is telling the truth about the mass closings, it doesn't look good
Let's assume just for the sake of argument that Walmart really did decide to close five stores due to widespread plumbing problems and not--as the UFCW alleges on behalf of employees of one of the ...
|Christian Dem in NC||04/24/2015||7|
|Martin O'Malley's Proposal to Deal with the Student Loan Crisis
Last week, I wrote a diary about Martin O'Malley's views of the Student Loan Crisis. There's no doubt that one of the most important issues that needs to be discussed and debated in the ...
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