Category Archives: News Links and Misc. Short Subjects

Michael Brown Protesters Calling the Shots

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Philosopher Cornel West (second from right) joins members of the clergy as they minister to Ferguson police in front of the Ferguson Police Department on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

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Members of the clergy got in the faces of law enforcement officers and offered opportunities for them to do penance. Amazing restraint was demonstrated by these police officers, who were forced to stand there and take this outrageous abuse:

The biggest [demonstration that day] took place outside the Ferguson police station, where about 500 people stood in heavy rain to chant and cheer 100 clergy members who offered themselves for arrest. About a dozen ministers walked toward a police line as a man on a bullhorn said they were offering to hear the confessions of police officers.

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James Garner (April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014); Rest in Peace

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We lost a beautiful man yesterday. Beautiful in every sense of the word. Screen legend James Garner has died at the age of 86.

Now cracks a noble heart.—Good night, sweet prince,

And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!

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Random Thoughts and News for a Monday Morning

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Following are some random thoughts concerning issues in the news:

Whatever became of our girls in Nigeria? Their cause fell off the front pages fast, didn’t it? The girls are still in captivity, and now have been joined by others. Where’s Michelle Obama now? Off to California, on the taxpayers’ dime, to visit Malia, an aspiring filmmaker.

When “mass shooters” who happen to be white strike, the media always report how many guns were involved, the types of guns, how much ammo, what type ammo, and the source of the weapons, as well as whether or not the person had a permit or had legally purchased the weapon(s). Why don’t they do the same for inner-city shootings perpetrated (mostly) by “persons of color”? See here, here, and here for a reports about how at least 16 were killed and 82 were shot in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend. How’s that strict gun control working out for the people of Chicago?

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Some Extra News (Open Thread)

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Do you notice how the stories and the outrages are coming fast and furious?  Well, that’s the plan, isn’t it?  To overwhelm us and wear us all down. In the ensuing confusion, many stories go unnoticed and unremarked upon. We can’t have that! So let’s look at some other stories that have been in the news lately.

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Some News for Today – June 9, 2014

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The news for today is typical of what we’ve come to expect in the Obamanation. Chaos. Misdirection. Cloward and Piven. Alinsky. Lies.

More of the same old, same old.

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TGIF!!! Happy Friday Open Thread

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Wishing everyone a Happy Friday and a wonderful weekend.  This is the last weekend in March.  Will we hear anything from the CCP or are they waiting for April Fool’s Day?

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If It Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit (Open Thread)

There was an anti-Zimmerman-verdict demonstration in Houston recently, hosted by the New Black Panthers.  One counter-demonstrator pointed out the obvious:  If George Zimmerman is a “white hispanic”, then Barack Obama is a “white black” (or, as I like to call him: A “white African-American who identifies as black.”)

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