The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, but South Carolina Doesn’t Deserve Congratulations

It was a deliberate insult to the civil rights movement
7/09/15 5:25:13 pm
re: #277 steve_davis There's a depth of insult I try not to tolerate. I developed it when the same sorts of things were tossed out about the Clinton's daughter.
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After a long and at times rancorous debate in the South Carolina House of Representatives, lawmakers voted 94-20 to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. I’m not going to congratulate South Carolina (but I will congratulate the individual lawmakers who fought to get this bill passed, especially …

Watch: Eric Holder Announces DOJ Will Pursue Civil Rights Investigation in Garner Death

12/04/14 9:47:50 am
That was down the block from a bigger protest in favor of getting the City to raise the minimum wage: Further uptown, there are protests outside Foley Square seeking justice for Eric Garner. And I'm expecting another round of protests ...
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The Creeping Expansion of Corporate Civil Rights

A little history
2/19/14 11:35:03 am
re: #502 Eventual Carrion Human Development. From Fielding Graduate University (then Fielding Graduate Institute). Fielding is a distance learning PhD system. It is accredited (by the WASC), which is the question I had.
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DOJ Sets Up Email Tip Line in Zimmerman Case, Right Wing Bloggers Go Batshit

Yes, it’s another unison freakout in Wingnut World
7/17/13 9:12:50 pm
The Shrieking Harpy is not only lionizing Zimmerman, but she's working really hard trying to pain Trayvon as a drug addicted gangster. Seriously, she's saying that Trayvon bought the Skittles to make drugs. At least Spencer mostly sticks to Islamophobia. ...
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Video: President Obama Speaks at Unveiling of Rosa Parks Statue

Remembering a hero of human rights
371Feline Fearless Leader
2/27/13 9:13:30 pm
re: #362 engineer cat What?!? So you didn't enter your comments in the linguistic equivalent of RPN - and then tell him that made them more logically formatted than using Standard English sentence structure? ;) My few code reviews generally ...
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Wingnuts In a Lather After Takes Down Anti-Muslim Blog

Kudos to Wordpress: free speech stops when you are making specific terror threats
85Tommy B
12/30/11 3:17:39 pm
A couple of selections from the comments section on the Yahoo story: At least that second comment has no up votes and four down votes. The first comment, with its "car bomb" suggestion, currently has seven up votes and one ...
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Andrew Breitbart’s Race-Baiting Fake Outrage Du Jour

Still more race-baiting from the right wing sleaze bag
204The Ghost of a Flea
10/03/11 8:43:32 pm
re: #203 ggt eh...(wiggles hand)...not so much. The French certainly like to paint that picture retrospectively, but then again they kept their colonial black subjects at considerable distance. Rather like the British, while the people of color were out of ...