A Renewed Commitment to Nonviolence

MLK Day 2017
167JP Chgo
14 hours, 26 minutes ago

“Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.”-Martin Luther King, Jr. As a student at UCLA, I had the extreme fortune to study Nonviolence and Social Movements under the iconic Reverend James Lawson. …

Gawker Fires Back at Chuck C. Johnson, Moves to Dismiss, Files Anti-SLAPP, Asks for Legal Fees

“This case is a transparent attempt to punish embarrassing - but fully legal - reporting”
577Pawn of the Oppressor
8/25/15 4:09:34 pm
Oh, even better. After several pages of citations and legal explanations, the Conclusion is like a shiny little bow: It's so beautiful... *sniff* HAHAHAHAHAHAAH

Right Wing Blogs Led by Breitbart “News” Launch Virulent, Dishonest Attack on “Black Lives Matter” Activist

The smear machine went into high gear for this one
559BeachDem
8/21/15 12:11:02 pm
re: #557 Jenner7 I think there is another stark difference. I was trying to remember what the genesis of the Rachel story was and found the article from the station that initially broke the story. kxly.com The big difference, in ...
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards

New York Times Editorial Board Slams Dishonest Planned Parenthood “Sting” Videos

A dishonest attempt to make legal, voluntary and potentially lifesaving tissue donations appear nefarious and illegal
149BeenHereAwhile
7/22/15 6:17:09 pm
re: #137 Higgs Boson's Mate Some of my clients' cells had poured concrete platforms approx 4' X 7' X 24" high as beds. Oddly enough, these concrete sleeping platforms were in the newer jails that I visited. Progress.

George Takei Apologizes for Calling Clarence Thomas a “Clown in Blackface” (But Not for Criticizing Him)

A classy statement
281The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge
7/03/15 9:16:27 pm
re: #265 Bird in the Paw Centipedes are a freakshow anyway. With all those identical segments just like an annelid worm, coupled with the front six being fused into a perfect arthropod head, if they were extinct and you found ...

The Kids Are All Right: Kids React to Gay Marriage Ruling

“It’s just right! That’s why we’re called the United States of America.”
181CuriousLurker
7/03/15 10:52:08 am
re: #180 Nyet I was only talking about the Arabic > English of the Qur'an. I have no idea about the Biblical Hebrew/Aramaic > Greek > English, so I can't speak to that.