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How to counter the “you’re racist for calling me racist” thing white people do

August 31, 2011

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*Update: As a general rule, I Don’t advocate for anyone to run around calling people racists.. I don’t think that will solve anything (even if it’s true).  I think it makes much more sense to understand and address the issue in all of its complexities. article: Whites Deny Racism Continues to Exist | LA Progressive. This […]

Rep. Gibson getting the business from his constituents…I feel so inspired!

August 31, 2011

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Rep Gibson (NY-20) Challenged by Constituents – YouTube. this is amazing.  If we want to see change being made in DC (and locally) that benefits regular people we’re going to have to attend these meetings and ask questions just like this.  And since the media isn’t on our side we should thank our lucky stars […]

“christianizing” the military?

August 25, 2011

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| How Much Money Could the Department of Defense Save if it Stopped Trying to Save Souls?. This is just absurd.  Seriously.  And long.. some highlights: About a year ago, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) began an investigation into just how much money the DoD spends on promoting religion to military personnel and their families. What […]

how to ensure rape victims stay in the closet

August 24, 2011

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KBR Requests That Losing Rape Claimant Pay Company’s Legal Fees – Law Blog – WSJ. In a reply brief, Jones countered that there is “nothing frivolous” about her claims, as evidenced by the fact that the judge agreed to let her proceed to trial and the jury deliberated for more than 10 hours before reaching […]

now who pals around with terrorists?

August 23, 2011

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How Michele Bachmann Is Tied to the Ugandan Movement to Execute Gay People.

Racial Profiling in LA? What about everywhere else…

August 23, 2011

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Feds Probe Los Angeles Sheriff Racial Profiling in White Suburbs – COLORLINES. “We need to stop and question that level of disproportionality and try to figure out what is going on. Raising questions of racial bias is certainly pertinent here when you see these types of statistics,” said Niaz Kasravi, the senior manager for law […]

Clergy Sue To Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

August 23, 2011

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Clergy Sue To Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law : NPR.  well this is interesting: Reverend Patrick, who runs the inner city ministry of the United Methodist church in Birmingham, says being a good Samaritan could now be illegal. “This new legislation goes against the tenets of our Christian faith — to welcome the stranger, to offer […]