Dyson: Death In Black and White

Death in Black and White

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Images showing the dying moments of Philando Castile, a black man shot by the police in Minnesota during a traffic stop. Mr. Castile’s girlfriend broadcast the scene on her Facebook page.CreditAgence France-Presse — Getty Images

March 25th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized | One comment

Patent exhaustion

Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges

March 23, 20179:00 am EDTBy Kate Cox@kcoxdc

A corporate squabble over printer toner cartridges doesn’t sound particularly glamorous, and the phrase “patent exhaustion” is probably already causing your eyes to glaze over. However, these […]

30 Days of Commentary

Thirty Days in the Swamp

(commentary sent via Facebook, Twitter, and Google by Richard Pressl)

3/19/2016: LGBT Issues

We have a problem Houston, and New York, and LA…and it can be seen in the LGBT issue, where the interests of the average American diverge sharply from that of the LGBT community, and which also points […]

Calvin considers death

US Dollar to MX Peso Exchange Rate Chart

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Tools for Resisters

How to address the issues posed by the current administration as written by Timothy Snyder, Yale history professor, historian of Eastern Europe and Holocaust expert: – Nov. 21st, 2016 – * * * * “Here are 20 lessons from across the fearful 20th century, adapted to the circumstances of today. 1. Do not obey […]

The Gulf of Tonkin incident

Case Closed: The Gulf of Tonkin Incident

BY CARL OTIS SCHUSTER

8/7/2014 • VIETNAM MAGAZINE

This article by Capt. Carl Otis Schuster, U.S. Navy (ret.) originally appeared in the June 2008 issue of Vietnam magazine. A National Security Agency report released in 2007 reveals unequivocally that the alleged Aug. 4, 1964, attack […]

A bridge too far?

WHY TRUMP’S LATEST OBAMA ACCUSATION COULD BACKFIRE

By John Cassidy via The New Yorker

March 6, 2017

Trump can say virtually anything, however false or outrageous, without suffering any political consequences with his base. In his tweets this weekend, however, he may have gone too far. Photograph by Evan Vucci /AP

This weekend, […]

Chart of vote history for Barry Loudermilk, (R) 11th District, Georgia

Representative Barry Loudermilk

 

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House Republicans show active intention to debase life in America

While we were distracted by Trump, Republicans advanced these 9 terrifying bill

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The Republican-led Congress is wasting no time forcing through the most horrendous bills seen in decades while America’s eyes are on Russia.

With both houses of Congress solidly under Republican control, there’s little […]

Freedom reviewed

by Richard @ Flexible Reality – Mar. 3, 2017 We exalt freedom as the primary virtue and goal not only for individuals but for States as well; however the concept is viewed quite differently by different groups, and at different times. In general when we think of freedom we have in mind “a” freedom: freedom […]

Activism Now

Who Says It Can’t Happen Here?

We have endured 40 years of creeping authoritarianism and it now appears that it may run right over democracy. We must resist and act in solidarity. By Harvey J. Kaye / BillMoyers.com March 1, 2017 ************************* Donald Trump’s candidacy and now, presidency, have resurrected a public discourse […]

A few words on subscriptions and support for Mother Jones & other specialty magazines

Dear Mother Jones reader,

According to our records you’ve been receiving Mother Jones email newsletters for about a month now—so this is the last “welcome” message you’ll receive from me.

So far, I’ve explained who Mother Jones is and how our model of reader support makes us unique. I’ve given you a free sample of […]

On the first election afterwards

Will anti-Trump backlash let Democrats win the Georgia special election to replace Tom Price

via the Daily 202 in Washington Post – by James Hohmann with Breanne Deppisch – Feb. 23rd, 2017

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ROSWELL, Ga.—National Democrats are deploying resources to Georgia in hopes that the special election to replace Tom Price becomes a referendum on […]

Reality Check of the Day

DONALD TRUMP’S ALTERNATIVE-REALITY PRESS CONFERENCE

via The New Yorker – By John Cassidy

February 16, 2017

It was “insane,” a “marathon rant” at the media, and “a press conference for the ages.” Before you accuse me of liberal bias, these were the terms that Fox Business Channel’s Charles Gasparino, the home page of […]

The 45th seems to have ties with their lies

…also interesting is the photo on Wikipedia of past presidents: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States

Couple of images for the day

Language arts: definitions of grammatical terms

a glossary of grammatical terminology, definitions and examples – sounds and literary effects in language, speaking, writing, poetry..

This glossary of linguistics, literary and grammatical terms is aimed to be helpful for writers, speakers, teachers and communicators of all sorts, in addition to students and teachers of the English language seeking:

to understand the […]

Silence from the Corporations is deafening

Richard Pressl added 2 new photos.

16 mins – Feb. 9th, 2017·

Have you ever wondered why so few American Corporations have expressed objections to Stultus’s ‘Wall’ or Mexican immigration?

Maybe because they stand to gain so much from implementation of Stultus’s actions, such as the fact that his actions thus far have devalued […]

Sam’s the Man…