It’s been noted by many that today is the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. And while I respect and honor the U.S soldiers that served at that time, I can’t help feeling as though we are leaving a significant portion of history out. How often do hear, in connection with Pearl Harbor, a discussion on what the U.S did to it’s own people with the rise of the interment camps? The fact...
Jon Stewart with a witty little piece of the lending to big banks. Except, the entire time I watched it I couldn’t believe he didn’t mention Occupy Wall Street once. Not even a “Oh, yeah, and this is one of the crazy hippies main talking points”.
Children of the Hyphens, the Next Generation →
Followers, have you read this article on the Ms Blog about No Shave November? It raises some interesting ideas about why there’s a month for men to go without shaving, but for women is considered absolutely horrible. I really feel like this is such a good point. Last November, I went the entire month without shaving my legs. People were surprised, and it gave way to a lot of interesting...
The American people believe English should be the official language of the...– Newt Gingrich
Woman consented to acts that left her burned,...
10,000 TRIGGER WARNINGS The following is a follow up article to a horrific Domestic Violence disturbance in Houston that was originally reported back in February. The article is from the Houston Chronicle. [Edit: The headline is from them also. This would NOT be my headline] Gregory Longoria Jr., on trial for assaulting his estranged wife, watched as one of his lawyers adjusted her black skirt...
10 Arrested at Occupy Houston
HPD ARRESTS 10 OCCUPY HOUSTON PARTICIPANTS Houston, TX, November 8, 2011 – At approximately 11:00 PM, HPD arrested 10 Occupy Houston participants as a result of a dispute over a tarp being used to protect equipment belonging to Occupy Houston from inclement weather. Police confronted one of the Occupy Houston participants about the placement of a tarp in Tranquility Park and requested its ...
10 people were arrested at Occupy Houston last...
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Credit Unions see more new members since Sept.... →
For anyone who has said OWS isn’t changing anything yet, this (to me) is proof it has. In a survey of 5,000 of its credit union members CUNA estimates that at least 650,000 consumers across the nation have joined credit unions since Sept. 29, the day Bank of America unveiled its now-rescinded $5 monthly debit card fee. Also during that time, CUNA estimates that credit unions have added...
Shorter University tells employees they must agree... →
On Oct. 26 the Baptist university in Rome, Ga. announced that all 200 employees must read and agree to a Personal Lifestyle Statement. Among other things, it commits them to being active members of their church and avoiding the consumption of alcohol in public. “The ‘why’ is really simple: What you stand for matters,” the school said in a statement. “Proverbs 3:5-6 tell us...